Poly(lactic acid) (PLA) Based Tear Resistant and Biodegradable Flexible Films by Blown Film Extrusion

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Norma Mallegni; Thanh Vu Phuong; Maria-Beatrice Coltelli; Patrizia Cinelli; Andrea Lazzeri;
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: Materials,volume 11,issue 1 (issn: 1996-1944, eissn: 1996-1944)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ma11010148, pmc: PMC5793646
  • Subject: QC120-168.85 | nucleating agent | biodegradable polymer blends | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | Technology | mechanical properties | Article | blown film extrusion | TA1-2040 | T | Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering | TK1-9971 | Microscopy | plasticizer | QH201-278.5 | Descriptive and experimental mechanics

Poly(lactic acid) (PLA) was melt mixed in a laboratory extruder with poly(butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) (PBAT) and poly(butylene succinate) (PBS) in the presence of polypropylene glycol di glycidyl ether (EJ400) that acted as both plasticizer and compatibilizer. Th... View more
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