MATERIALS: Clear Biodegradable Cellulosic Plastic

WEB EXCLUSIVE: A clear, high-flow injection molding grade of biodegradable cellulosic resin will debut at next month’s Fakuma show in Germany.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: A clear, high-flow injection molding grade of biodegradable cellulosic resin will debut at next month’s Fakuma show in Germany. Biograde V 2091 from FKuR Kunststoff GmbH in Germany (U.S. office in Cedr Park, Tex.) is designed for thin-wall parts with long flow paths in electronic and household appliances. It boasts high transparency and higher flexibility and HDT than standard polystyrene. Based entirely on natural-resource materials, it contains no starch.

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