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The global polylactic acid market is projected to reach around USD 5.
Polylactic acid tends to degrade in the presence of water, and water will cause the film to whiten.
PerkinElmer Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy was used to determine the chemical bonding of polylactic acid (PLA) from kenaf biomass.
The material, made of 100 percent polylactic acid, a plastic, is highly resistant to abrasion and flame retardant, the companies said.
A group of recycling organizations is calling for NatureWorks to halt expansion of its bio-based polylactic acid (PLA) in beverage bottles until the bioresin's recyclability has been demonstrated.
The new stent is made entirely of polylactic acid, a polymer.
today released two kinds of eco-friendly biomass packaging material using plant-generated plastic: a material derived from polylactic acid with petroleum and another material derived from polylactic acid with biodegradable petroleum.
Just this year, Ludwick et al reported the results of their in vitro investigation to determine if polylactic acid has bacteriostatic properties that might make it a good material with which to manufacture tympanostomy tubes.
The plant-based polylactic acid, which accounts for some 25 percent of the floor mat in weight, is combined with nylon fibers to secure sufficient durability for the mat.
Other, stiffer biodegradable plastics, like polylactic acid, are formed into drinking cups, food trays, containers, and planter boxes.
If all plastics were made from bio-based polylactic acid, oil consumption used in the manufacturing process would decrease by 90 to 145 million barrels per year.
said Tuesday it has developed the world's first flexible film made from polylactic acid, a plant-based eco-friendly material.