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PLA

abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Port of London Authority
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PLA is a thermoplastic aliphatic polyester produced from renewable sources whose main disadvantage is its brittleness at room temperature.
The members elected Michelle Jeske, city librarian and executive director of Denver (Colo.) Public Library, to the office of 2020-2021 PLA president.
"The startup of this state-of-the-art plant establishes Total Corbion PLA as a world-scale PLA bioplastic producer, ideally located to serve growing markets from Asia Pacific to Europe and the Americas," says Stephane Dion, CEO of the company.
PLA (N) Commander lauded Pakistan Navy's efforts and focused commitments in support of collaborative maritime security in the region.
Samples were made by adding BASF Japan-made PBAT (Ecoflex), a soft resin, to Mitsui Chemicals-made PLA (LACEA H-400).
They also are used to improve mechanical properties of PLA fibres [32-34].
In the drug-loaded carriers, the hydrophobic PLA chains provide a loading space for hydrophobic drugs, and the hydrophilic polymer chains constitute a stable interface between the hydrophobic carriers and the aqueous medium [14, 15].
In this work, we blended PCL and PLA and compatibilized mixtures by exposing them to electron-beam irradiation (20kGy) in the presence of glycidyl methacrylate (GMA) with the aim of reducing brittleness and increasing thermal stability, melt viscosity, and biodegradability of PLA.
The exercise will help in developing combined response by PN and PLA (N) in the face of conventional as well as asymmetric threat to maritime interests of both countries.
The second exercise of the series was conducted in the East China Sea in 2015 whereas both third and fourth exercises were held in beginning and end of the year 2016 in North Arabian Sea.Now the 5th exercise of the series has been conducted in Chinese waters off Shanghai wherein PNS SAIF and frontline warships of PLA (N) along with air and subsurface assets participated to carry out joint drills and naval manoeuvres to develop interoperability between the two naval forces.
Scientists at Kansas State University sought to overcome this problem by blending starch with PLA and nanofillers, such as nanocrystalline cellulose (NCC).
En este sentido, se estudio la influencia de la degradacion de la fase PLA durante el procesado de los compuestos con montmorillonita (Cloisite 30B) y sepiolita natural en sus propiedades termicas (DSC y TGA), de traccion y en la degradacion hidrolitica a 96 horas y a condiciones de pH basico.