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Minute additions of supplementary solvents (auxiliary agents) adjust the volatility of the water content, promoting the reaction of polylactic acid with isocyanate into urethane.
By means of FTIR analysis, it can be concluded that there is a possibility to produce polylactic acid from kenaf biomass that is comparable to the commercial one.
polylactic acid (PLA) plant, the world's first and largest commercial scale biopolymer manufacturing facility.
Specifically, the three partners have achieved these capabilities by improving the compatibility of polylactic acid made mainly of corn with polymer-alloy polycarbonate.
Polylactic acid has properties which make for comparatively slower crystallization when compared to other plastics and this negatively impacts on production efficiency when molding bioplastics for car parts.
Plastic Suppliers, along with Gilbreth Packaging, a shrink film converter with headquarters in Croydon, PA, USA, has developed corn-based polylactic acid (PLA) shrink labels as an alternative to oil-based films.
The specially formulated material used to make the biodegradable wedges is manufactured from Polylactic acid (PLA), a polymer produced from lactic acid that derives from dextrose obtained from cornstarch.
The biodegradable plastic is made mainly of polylactic acid, taken from corn protein, and magnesium silicate contained in soil.
Dow Chemical, Midland, MI, and Cargill, Minneapolis, MN, announced the formation of Cargill Dow Polymers LLC, a 50150 limited liability company, to develop and market polylactic acid (PLA) polymers.
12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes and forecasts the market for lactic acid and polylactic acid at the global, regional, and country level.
The US & European Should Labrum Repair market consists of suture anchors of all materials including polylactic acid (PLA) resorbables, biocomposites, polyetheretherketone (PEEK), metal, all-sutures and PEEK CF.
Patent 8,628,718 (January 14,2014), "Modified Polylactic Acid, Polymeric Blends and Methods of Making the Same," Fengkui Li,John Ashbaugh, David Rauscher, and Robert Dotter (Fina Technology, Inc.