Bioplastic


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Bi`o`plas´tic

    (bī`ô`plăs´tĭk)
a.1.(Biol.) Bioplasmic.
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Auto Business News-December 11, 2017--Mazda produces bioplastic
Described as an "engineering bioplastic," Treva is said to compare favorably in properties to PC, ABS, and PC/ABS blends.
The company says it is the first time such bioplastic materials for disposable cups and lids have been made that are fully compostable and recyclable, while still performing like petroleum-based plastic under heat and stress.
They also cover the application of polyhydroxyalkanoates from soybean oil and other vegetable oils; the synthesis and properties of soy-based biopolymeric composites; the preparation, properties, and applications of soy protein isolate bioplastics, soy protein isolate-based films, and soy protein-based blends; the use of inorganic nanofillers as reinforcement in the soy protein matrix; different methods used for the synthesis of soy polyol-based polyurethanes and their bioplastic applications; and the free radical and ionic polymerization of regular and conjugated soybean oil for sustainable bioplastics and biocomposites.
Corbion's high heat PLA for high performance applications has been used in a new bioplastic mouse from Nager-IT as well as the well-known bioplastic touchscreen computer from Supla and Kuender.
Yutaro Shimode, announced today the development of a bioplastic using resin (cellulose resin(1)) from grasses, trees and other non-edible plant resources that features the highly regarded "Urushi black" color of Japanese traditional lacquerware(2).
PHA bioplastic is compostable in marine, home and industrial environments, yet is a cost-competitive, high performance replacement for conventional, petroleum based polymers.
International Resource News-June 10, 2016--Solegear Bioplastic Technologies receives purchase order from All Source Security Container Mfg
We can make anything out of bioplastic that is possible in plastic," Hegde says.
For bioplastics specifically, the report indicates that bioplastic bottles and packaging contributed 4,000 jobs and $410 million to the U.
Scientists at ETH Zurich have found a way to convert the glycerol produced when manufacturing first-generation biofuels into lactic acid, a key to creating more environmentally friendly bioplastic materials.
23 June 2014 - US bioplastic food services disposables maker Trellis Earth Products Inc said it will buy all of the assets of domestic bioplastics peer Cereplast Inc (OTCMKTS:CERPQ) for USD2.