Bioplastics

 

Bioplastics

Establishment of low?cost production platforms of polyhydroxyalkanoate bioplastics from Halomonas cupida J9
08/04/2024 - An efficient genome?editing approach was established in Halomonas cupida J9. H. cupida J9 was engineered to utilize xylose, a glucose?xylose mixture or corn straw hydrolysate for unsterile...
Exploring the substrate spectrum of phylogenetically distinct bacterial polyesterases
09/04/2024 - Graphical Abstract and Lay SummaryOver the last years, utilization of enzymes in degradation of polymers has emerged as an environmentally friendly asset in tackling the pressing challenges of...
Effects of photodegradation performance with PLA?containing samples on double injection molding
09/04/2024 - The synthesized amphiphilic star block macromolecules above their CMC point, which is determined by the fluorometric method, form micellar particles. Using the DLS technique, the size distribution of...
Enhanced mechanical qualities of sericin?removed silk by direct feeding of silkworms with cellulose nanofiber
10/04/2024 - Production and evaluation of thermoshrinkage of films based on thermoplastic starch and polylactic acid with coupling agent.AbstractStudies on the property of shape memory in thermoplastic starch...
Polylactic acid/epoxidized linseed oil/polypropylene grafted maleic anhydride: A promising combination of toughness and rigidity
09/04/2024 - Hybrid polymeric materials with outstanding microwave absorbing properties were prepared by in situ polymerization of aniline in the presence of EVA/CNT/GNP suspension.AbstractMicrowave?absorbing...
Effect of PCL chain length on rheological and mechanical properties of PCL?PDMS?PCL triblock copolymer films
10/04/2024 - The synthesis of PPSS as sizing agents and the improvement on the high?temperature resistance and mechanical properties of carbon fibers.AbstractPolyphenylene sulfide sulfone (PPSS) was synthesized...
Using Bayesian Regularized Artificial Neural Networks to Predict the Tensile Strength of Additively Manufactured Polylactic Acid Parts
10/04/2024 - Additive manufacturing has transformed the production process by enabling the construction of components in a layer-by-layer approach. This study integrates Artificial Neural Networks to explore the...
Electrospun Nanofibers Loaded with Marigold Extract Based on PVP/HPβCD and PCL/PVP Scaffolds for Wound Healing Applications
10/04/2024 - Marigold flower is a traditionally used plant material topically applied on the skin due to its anti-inflammatory properties and antibacterial activity. This potential of action justifies the...
Thermal Properties’ Enhancement of PLA-Starch-Based Polymer Composite Using Sucrose
09/04/2024 - Polylactic-acid–starch-based polymer composite (PLA/TPS) has good thermal stability for biocomposites. However, the physical and mechanical properties of PLA/TPS do not meet the...
Development of Flame-Retardant Polylactic Acid Formulations for Additive Manufacturing
10/04/2024 - Polymeric materials, renowned for their lightweight attributes and design adaptability, play a pivotal role in augmenting fuel efficiency and cost-effectiveness in railway vehicle development. The...
Effect of Aging on Tensile and Chemical Properties of Polylactic Acid and Polylactic Acid-Like Polymer Materials for Additive Manufacturing
10/04/2024 - Additive manufacturing, with its fast development and application of polymeric materials, led to the wide utilization of polylactic acid (PLA) materials. As a biodegradable and biocompatible...
Biocomposite Based on Polylactic Acid and Rice Straw for Food Packaging Products
10/04/2024 - Plastic containers, commonly produced from non-biodegradable petroleum-based plastics such as polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), and polyethylene terephthalate (PET), raise significant...
Composites of Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) and Mesoporous SBA-15 Silica: Crystalline Characteristics, Confinement and Final Properties
10/04/2024 - Several composites based on poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) (PHB) and mesoporous SBA-15 silica were prepared by solvent-casting followed by a further stage of compression molding. The thermal stability,...
Poly(Butylene Adipate-co-Terephthalate)/Polylactic Acid/Tetrapod-Zinc Oxide Whisker Composite Films with Antibacterial Properties
10/04/2024 - Biodegradable composite films comprising of poly(butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) (PBAT), polylactic acid (PLA), and tetrapod-zinc oxide (T-ZnO) whisker were prepared by a melt-extrusion and blow...
Effect of Graphene Oxide Localization on Morphology Development and Rheological and Mechanical Properties of Poly(Lactic Acid)/Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol Copolymer Blend Composites: A Comprehensive Study
11/04/2024 - This study investigates the rheological, morphological, and mechanical properties of melt-processed polylactide/ethylene vinyl alcohol (70PLA/30EVOH) blend composites containing 0.25, 0.5, and 1 wt.%...
Mechanical, Thermal, and Physicochemical Properties of Filaments of Poly (Lactic Acid), Polyhydroxyalkanoates and Their Blend for Additive Manufacturing
11/04/2024 - Polymeric blends are employed in the production of filaments for additive manufacturing to balance mechanical and processability properties. The mechanical and thermal properties of polymeric...
Fabrication and Characterisation of Sustainable 3D-Printed Parts Using Post-Consumer PLA Plastic and Virgin PLA Blends
09/04/2024 - Sustainable manufacturing practices are becoming increasingly necessary due to the growing concerns regarding climate change and resource scarcity. Consequently, material recycling technologies have...
Biodegradability and Water Absorption of Macadamia Nutshell Powder-Reinforced Poly(lactic Acid) Biocomposites
09/04/2024 - This study investigates the biodegradability and water absorption properties of Macadamia nutshell powder and poly(lactic acid) (PLA) biocomposites using a Design of Experiments (DOE) approach. The...
Driving Factors in Carbon Emission Reduction in Prefabricated Building Supply Chains Based on Structural Equation Modelling
10/04/2024 - As one of the development paths of construction industrialization, prefabricated buildings (PBs) are an important means for China’s construction industry to achieve the...
Wood flour and hazelnut shells polylactide?based biocomposites for packaging applications: Characterization, photo?oxidation, and compost burial degradation
10/04/2024 - A biocomposites studying from the cradle to the grave.In this work, polylactide (PLA) was loaded with wood flour (WF) or hazelnut shells (HSs) (10% and 20% of fillers). The matrix and biocomposites...
Peppermint oil?infused polylactic acid films: A novel approach for antimicrobial and biodegradable food packaging
09/04/2024 - Peppermint oil?induced PLA films, when used as a packaging material for chicken breast, displayed significant antimicrobial activity and increased the shelf life of chicken breast from 3 to...