A new high-aspect-ratio calcium carbonate is said to provide excellent impact to biopolymers such as polylactic acid (PLA). EMforce Bio from Specialty Minerals Inc., Bethlehem, Pa., reportedly provides a 10-fold increase in impact while maintaining stiffness. The particles are added in typical loadings of 15% to 30%. (610) 861-3428 • www.specialtyminerals.com
35 Highland Ave. Bethlehem, PA 18017
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