This product has steady demand throughout the country. Kerala has an added advantage in the manufacture of the product in the sense that the raw materials required are abundantly available in the state. Hence, such units are ideal for the state.

Raw materials

Coir fibres, centrifuged latex,sulphur, accelerator,anti-oxidants, zinc oxide, dispersing agent, caustic potash etc.

Manufacturing process

Sulphur, accelerator,antioxidants, zinc oxide, dispersing agent, water etc. are put in the Ball mill and mixed and ground for 48 hours. Latex is poured into the mixing machine and caustic potash solution, stabiliser, antioxidant emulsion etc. are mixed. The filtered solution from the ball mill is poured slowly to this solution and tstirred well. To this compound a watering agent is also added

Coconut fibres are cut long and curled into springs. This is then subjected to steam boiling and dried as curls. The curls are rearranged as fibre yarns and put in a spraying unit . The latex compound is sprayed from the top and bottom surface of the fibres and then heated to 60" centigrade for 30-60 minutes till the vulcanisation is over. The product is ready for packing after sufficient cooling.

Manpower requirement :17

Project cost

A. fixed capital ----------Rs.

Land & Building :500000

Plant & machinery:600000


B. Working capital (per month)

Raw material & packing :445500

Salary &wages:42500

Other expenses:12000



Cost of production

Preduction cost (per annum):6000000

Depreciation on machinery:60000

Interest on investment:540000



Sales turnover:Rs.7000000

Production cost:Rs.66000000

Annual profit:Rs.400000

Percentage of profit on investment 25% Break even point =60%

Machinery suppliers

  1. M/s. indian expeller works private ltd,A-4,naroda industrial estate Ahmedabad-383 330.
  2. M/s.Matharu engineering works, plot no.1,unit no.4,opp.Tatwagyan vidyapeeth Ghodbunder road, chitalsar, Thane-400607
  3. M/s.Modern Rubber machinery manufacturers pvt. ltd, 310,Jogani industrial estate541, Senapati bapat marg, Dadar, Mumbai-400 028.
  4. M/s.Emson industries,6-A,Shri ram industrial estate, Kaley marg, Bail Bazar, Kurla Mumbai-400 011.
  5. M/s.Modern Hydraulics,5,italian buildings(ground floor),381,Sane gruji marg, Agripada, Near I.T.I ,Mukmbai-400 011
  6. M/s.Perumacheril castlings industires, Market landing, Kottayam - 686 001,Kerala .
  7. M/s. Hind hydraulics & engineers, E-43/1, Okhla industrial Area, Phase-2,New delhi-110 002
  8. M/s.Micromertics engineers (P) ltd,298,4th floor, Khaleel shiraji estate fountain plaza, pantheon road, Egmore, Cheenai - 600 028
  9. M/s. Anant engineering works, Bassi road, Sirihindi (N.Rly),Punjab-140 406
  10. M/s .Santhosh Industries, A-1,Sone udyog, Parsi panchayat marg Andheri (East),Mumbai-400 069.