Coir is a natural fiber extracted from the husk of the coconut and is used to produce carpets, mats, brushes and mattresses. Coir is the fibrous material found between the hard internal shell and the outer coat of the coconut. There are two varieties of coir: Brown coir, which is harvested from complete ripened coconuts is strong thick and has a high abrasion resistance . Further applications of brown coir are in upholstery padding, sacking and horticulture. On the other hand White coir that is harvested from unripe coconuts is white or has a light brown color. the fibers are smoother and finer but also weaker. Its used for making finer brushes, Ropes, String and fishing nets.