By Michael Niaounakis

Biopolymers and biodegradable plastics are discovering new functions in a variety of sectors, from packaging, to clinical, car and lots of extra. As man made plastics are more and more changed by way of their bioplastic equivalents, engineers are dealing with new demanding situations together with processing, expenses, environmental sustainability and – finally – constructing profitable products.

Biopolymers: Processing and Products, the second one ebook of a trilogy devoted to biopolymers, provides a close perception into all facets of processing, seamlessly linking the technology of biopolymers to the most recent traits within the improvement of latest items. techniques lined within the booklet comprise mixing, compounding, remedy, and shaping, in addition to the formation of biocomposites. Biopolymer coatings and adhesives also are investigated.

This e-book distinct in its assurance comprises details retrieved customarily from patents, which shape the majority of the publication. The assurance of processing can help engineers and architects to enhance output and potency of each degree of the product improvement technique, and should shape an critical instrument in choosing the right biopolymer and processing approach for any given software, masking scientific, automobile, meals packaging and extra. it's going to help additionally engineers, fabric scientists and researchers to enhance current biopolymer tactics and bring higher items at decrease cost.

  • Multi-disciplinary strategy and important presentation of all to be had processing innovations and new items of biopolymers
  • Contains details to not be present in the other book
  • Self-contained chapters

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