5 edition of Developments in Polymer Degradation found in the catalog.
|Statement||Elsevier Science Publishing Company|
|Publishers||Elsevier Science Publishing Company|
|LC Classifications||January 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 140 p. :|
|Number of Pages||51|
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Regulation of the physical properties and biodegradability of PLA can be achieved by employing a hydroxy acids comonomer component or by racemization of D- and L- isomers . Thermo-mechanical degradation [ ] Molten polymers are with high viscosities and the interaction between their thermal and mechanical degradation can be complex. The protein content in chitin obtained form these two methods is different. Chitin, collagen and poly-L-leucine have been used to prepare skin substitutes or wound dressing .
They consist in biodegradable plastics with reinforcements of biodegradable natural fibers. Thermal degradation [ ] Main article: Heating polymers to a sufficiently high temperature can cause damaging chemical changes, even in the absence of oxygen. PCL blends with chitin were prepared as biodegradable composites by melt blending . PHB is degraded by numerous microorganisms bacteria, fungi and algae in various environments .
When composed of lipids, films are more resistant to moisture. Chitosan: Chitin is processed to chitosan by partial alkaline N-deacetylation. They have been used as chemotherapeutic agents, local anesthetics, anticoagulants, neuro-active drugs and anticancer agents . This partition became questionable since it is known that several groups of stabilizers are suitable to be used for multifunctional purposes, Developments in Polymer Degradation alone but also in combination with other stabilizers.
Plasticization is realized with oligomeric acid, citrate ester or low molecular polyethylene Developments in Polymer Degradation . Silver has long been established as an excellent biocide however it is the unique nature of the Bactiglas microscopic glass delivery system which provides the products superior consistency and longevity of effect.
Galvanic action [ ] Polymer degradation by was first described in the technical literature in 1990. This new structure offers several alternative and sequential degradation pathways, which have only recently been fully evaluated.
Many common rubbers are effected, with, rubber and being most sensitive to degradation. Aromatic copolyesters A large range of polyesters or copolyesters with aliphatic monomeric units of different sizes has been developed. The lactic acid prepared by this biotechnological method is almost exclusively Developments in Polymer Degradation acid . Lignocellulose is converted into ethanol via a four step process including enzymatic saccharification and fermentation of hemicellulosic sugars.
Post-consumer plastic will usually already bare a degree of degradation and another round of melt-processing will exacerbate this, with the result being that mechanically recycled plastic will usually have poorer mechanical properties than virgin plastic. The following review presents an overview of the different biodegradable polymers that are currently being used and their properties, as well as new developments in their synthesis and applications.
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These are the two main renewable sources of biopolymers.
The relative amounts and molar masses of amylose and amylopectine vary with the starch source, yielding to materials of different mechanical properties and biodegradability [,].
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