PT ZONE: Biopolymers & Renewable Materials
Biomaterials Replace Most Plastic Parts In Concept Car
The Biofore Concept Car includes parts made of cellulose-reinforced PP and HDPE.Enhanced Resins & Additives At Biopolymers Conference
An industry gathering sponsored by NatureWorks is a forum for materials, additives, and processing advances.Ford & Coca-Cola Get "Plastics From Renewable Sources Award"
The two companies collaborated in the development of the first-ever automotive interior fabric made from the same renewable material used to produce Coca-Cola’s PlantBottle Technology.Compounding PLA on Twin-Screws: What Testing Reveals
Twin-screw extrusion is the preferred method for compounding PLA and other biopolymers. But processing PLA is complicated because it’s sensitive to heat and shear. It’s also prone to hydrolytic degradation if moisture is present in molten PLA. Here’s what one machine builder’s trials revealed.100% biobased polyester charts course to commercialization
Avantium's PEF (polyethylene furanoate) holds much promise as a 100% biobased polyester, and now the company is taking steps to help the bioplastic fully realize that potential.View More Content in This Zone | RSS | Atom