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Totally Useless Facts About Bamboo... or Very Useful If You Use Them


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Ruth
- 1688 days ago - midatlanticbamboo.com
"The tensile strength of plated bamboo cables is as strong as or stronger than a steel cable of the same size. Hemp rope loses 20% of its strength when wet while bamboo cables increase in strength by as much as 20% when wet." SomeInteresting thoughts !!!



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Comments

Faye Swan (24)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 11:44 pm
Very good article - the website is written by those who obviously know their bamboo!
 

Christeen A (441)
Friday January 4, 2013, 2:04 am
Quite informative. Thank you.
 

Carol H (229)
Friday January 4, 2013, 3:31 am
interesting!! thanks Ruth
 

P A (117)
Friday January 4, 2013, 6:39 am
Fascinating - read every word!
 

Gloria picchetti (310)
Friday January 4, 2013, 8:14 am
Sort of interesting and fun!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday January 4, 2013, 10:09 am
Interesting side-note for the day. Thanks.
 

Jane H (139)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 2:25 pm
noted---I have a bamboo floor.
 

Azle B (17)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:08 am
bamboo can provide fire protection to people who live near a forrest area. The bamboo plant is very resistant to fire.
 

Ruth R (250)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 9:43 pm
Thank you for the comments and the notes!
 
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