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Industrial Uses of Flax

  • Paints and Coatings Uses of flax in paints and coatings
  • Textiles A history of linen and how it is made from flax
  • Paper Uses of flax in making paper
  • Linoleum Flax and its relationship and history with linoleum
  • Baking Use of flax in the baking industry

For further information on the history of the industrial uses of flax in the United States, go to Whitman Eastman's History of the Linseed Oil Industry in the United States , Chapter 5: "Uses of the Products of the Flax Plant"

For information on the use of flax fibers in multiple industries, see Duane Berglund's Flax: New Uses and Demands, section "Oilseed Flax Fiber Uses."


Kathie Richardson
NDSU Library
Fargo, ND 58105

Last updated: 21.04.2008

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