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What is the fibre used in making a tea bag?
« on: 27/04/2004 16:23:41 »
I mainly drink coffee...and ocassionaly I like a cup of black tea.....now I just made wifey a cuppa and it dawned on me that Mr/Mrs/Ms tea bag has to go through quite a traumatic time...right from manufacturing , through to packing and then being dowsed in almost boiling water....and it does all this while not splitting and letting water in and not letting leaves out.

So, what's the special fibre that is used ?..it must be tough eh ?..is it a paper thing or what [?]

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Re: What is the fibre used in making a tea bag?
« Reply #1 on: 27/04/2004 19:15:37 »
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Originally posted by neilep@dsl.pipex.com

I mainly drink coffee...and ocassionaly I like a cup of black tea.....now I just made wifey a cuppa and it dawned on me that Mr/Mrs/Ms tea bag has to go through quite a traumatic time...right from manufacturing , through to packing and then being dowsed in almost boiling water....and it does all this while not splitting and letting water in and not letting leaves out.

So, what's the special fibre that is used ?..it must be tough eh ?..is it a paper thing or what [?]

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dunno about the make up of tea bags... bu the drawstring tetley ones are quality! [8D]

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Re: What is the fibre used in making a tea bag?
« Reply #2 on: 27/04/2004 20:25:17 »
Well....that's a great help !!!!...next time I see you I'll make you a bloody cup of tea then !!!:D

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Re: What is the fibre used in making a tea bag?
« Reply #3 on: 27/04/2004 20:27:43 »
yes please. milk one sugar ta. Although was v kind of you to get us the lemon... a good host you were!

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Re: What is the fibre used in making a tea bag?
« Reply #4 on: 27/04/2004 20:33:22 »
actually... an interesting link on tea bags for you

http://www.nature.com/nsu/011004/011004-10.html




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Re: What is the fibre used in making a tea bag?
« Reply #5 on: 27/04/2004 20:42:18 »
Now that's more like it !!..thanks Rich  (see how I inspire you to research ?)....and as for the lemon drink....you're welcome.....hope you didn't have to cross your legs all the way home !!!!

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Re: What is the fibre used in making a tea bag?
« Reply #6 on: 27/04/2004 20:44:37 »
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Now that's more like it !!..thanks Rich  (see how I inspire you to research ?)....and as for the lemon drink....you're welcome.....hope you didn't have to cross your legs all the way home !!!!

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nah was all good. Had a curry when i got back as well!!!

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Re: What is the fibre used in making a tea bag?
« Reply #7 on: 27/04/2004 21:24:36 »
...next time...we'll large it curry style....YAY !!!!...smell the place out.....Rich...what was that Eau De Toilete of yours again yesterday ?..Me wifey reckons it's well nice and I have to buy it !!..SHEESH..you just keep costing me dosh you do !!...Next thing I know I'll be speeding down the friggin slopes on a snowboard !!!...whip your ass !!!:D:D

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Re: What is the fibre used in making a tea bag?
« Reply #8 on: 27/04/2004 21:25:58 »
See what I mean about the pictures ?...one minute your ORBITAL is there, the next time it ain't......I had to delete one of my piccys today cos it was sporadic to say the least !!!

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