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Poly L lactic acid - Biopolymer ( PLLA ) - Granule   -   Material Information


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Film Granule
Film Granule
General Description:  

General Description : PLLA is a melt-processable semi-crystalline thermoplastic made by biological fermentation from renewable carbohydrate feedstocks. PLLA is quite stable under everyday conditions, although it does degrade slowly in humid environments at temperatures above its glass transition temperature 55°C. Therefore, composting is usually carried out in professional facilities over a number of week, rather than in garden compost.

Its chemical resistance is somewhat limited although it is said to have good resistance to solvents in general. PLLA is a stiff polymer of high crystallinity (60-70%), whose mechanical properties are similar to those of polystyrene. It can be processed as a classic thermoplastic material and has similar processing characteristics to liquid crystal polymers LCPs.

Applications for PLLA is mostly used in food packaging, envelope windows, floral wrap. It is also being considered for a range of medical applications, such as bioresorbable stitches and anchors, although at the time of writing these applications are very much in the research phase.

   
 

   

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Poly L lactic acid Biopolymer Granule - Standard Products   Click here to display prices
ME336310Poly L lactic acid - Biopolymer Granule,    
Nominal Granule Size:5mm,    Condition:Biopolymer,    Condition:Biodegradable,    
ME346310Polylactic acid - Biopolymer Granule,    
Nominal Granule Size:3mm,    Color:Natural,    Condition:Biopolymer,    Condition:Biodegradable,    
Poly L lactic acid Biopolymer Granule - Standard Products   Click here to display prices
We stock and supply the following standard forms:
Film Granule
Film Granule

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