Total Corbion PLA: bioplastics for a brighter future
About Total Corbion PLA
Total Corbion PLA is a global technology leader in Poly Lactic Acid (PLA) and lactide monomers. PLA is a biobased and...
News - 11 Apr 2017
A research team headed by Professor Hideto Tsuji carries out basic and applied research works on biodegradable polymers obtained from renewable resources such as potato or corn...
News - 31 Jan 2011
Research and Markets has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Poly(lactic acid): Synthesis, Structures, Properties, Processing, and Applications" to their...
Article - 29 Jan 2015
PLA and PLGA are “green” polymers as they are based on monomers derived from renewable sources. These biocompatible and biodegradable polymers are used in a myriad of applications including: farming...
Article - 30 May 2009
A Universal Testing Machine Retrofit is a system upgrade wherein the functionality and capabilities of an obsolete and/or broken universal testing machine are enhanced by pairing them with replacement...
News - 27 Mar 2006
Modern medicine has the desire to replace damaged tissue with newly grown tissue, such as to repair skin, bone, cartilage, or arteries. But what kinds of surfaces could be used to grow suitable...
News - 7 Sep 2012
Teijin, the company specializing in high performance fibers and Kansai University in Japan have jointly developed a new piezoelectric material derived from polylactic acid that exhibits exceptional...
Article - 27 Sep 2004
Toyota has developed a biodegradable plastic based on sweet potatoes, sugar cane and corn which are used to make polylactics acid. Potential applicatiosn for this material are mentioned. This material...
Article - 30 Sep 2015
Addition of additives to biodegradable polymers enhances their functional capabilities by suitably altering their physical properties. This article describes the identification of additives used in...
Article - 30 May 2018
This article takes a look at the use of bioabsorbable polymers in device design, particularly in the medical sector.