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Bioplastics are important component of global sustainability. By focusing on key concepts such as plastic composting, Thermoplastic Starch, Bio-filler, PHA, PHB, renewable plastic, DIN V 54900, DIN EN 13432, ASTM D 6400, ASTM D 6868...this Green & Bio-Plastics Channel aims to provide engineers and designers with solutions & ideas to integrate biodegradable technology in their innovations. 

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Dec 26, 2006 | Industry News

Biodegradable 'Greener' Plastics to Help Build Cars and Boats of the Future

The Department of Trade and Industry is providing £278,000 funding towards the £777,000 Combine project to develop plastics durable enough for car doors and boat hulls, which are light-weight, but...

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Dec 26, 2006 | Industry News

Rilsan® BioPlastic Qualified by Fujitsu for Personal Computer Components

Fujitsu Ltd and its R&D subsidiary announced that new components based on Rilsan® Polyamide 11 have been developed for their personal computer and mobile phone models. Rilsan® Polyamide 11 is a...

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Dec 13, 2006 | Article

Vertically Integrated Urethane Soy Systems' Product Strategy

Urethane Soy Systems Company (USSC) researches and markets Soyol, a biobased polyol derived from soybeans used to produce polyurethane products. Soyol, the patented soy polyol developed by the...

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Oct 30, 2006 | Article

Bioplastics Technology and Trends

There are two main types of biopolymers: those that come from living organisms; and, those which need to be polymerized but come from renewable resources. Both types are used in the production of...

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Feb 23, 2005 | Article

Biodegradable polymers capture new attention

Biodegradable polymers were developed several decades ago but have been slow to reach commercial maturity. That is because they have generally had higher costs and less robust physical properties...

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Dec 26, 2006 | Industry News

Lear Introduces SoyFoam™ Technology for Automotive Seating Applications

Lear Corporation, one of the world's leading automotive interior suppliers, announced it has developed SoyFoam™, a soybean oil-based flexible foam material for automotive interior applications...

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Dec 20, 2006 | Industry News

Diamant Art Corporation Sells 22 Million Feet of Its Biodegradable "Pallet Film" to Sigma Supply, Inc.

Diamant Art Corporation is pleased to announce that through its wholly owned subsidiary, Bio-Plastics Film Inc., they have sold to Sigma Supply, Inc. a first order in excess of 22 million feet of...

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Nov 29, 2006 | Article

Metabolix's Microbial Biofactories Strategic Thrust

Metabolix is a privately held company, founded in 1992 to apply the advanced tools of metabolic engineering and molecular biology to produce natural plastics. It holds an extensive patent position...

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Sep 7, 2005 | Article

Easy Recylability Spurs Interest in All-PP Composites

Because of their excellent price-performance ratio, polypropylene (PP) composites are growing rapidly in the automotive industry and other high-volume outlets. But the glass fillers used to...

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Luis Roca

Thursday Jan 14, 2016

By Luis Roca

Reach faster optimal level of performance with your natural fibers by fine-tuning your compounding practices and solving natural fibers limitations with practical tips on pelletizing, screw speed...

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