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Polylactic Acid

A Practical Guide for the Processing, Manufacturing, and Applications of PLA

2nd Edition - June 15, 2019

Authors: Lee Tin Sin, Bee Soo Tueen

Language: English
Hardback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 4 4 7 2 - 5
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 4 4 7 3 - 2

Polylactic Acid: A Practical Guide for the Processing, Manufacturing, and Applications of PLA, Second Edition, provides a practical guide for engineers and scientists working i… Read more

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Polylactic Acid: A Practical Guide for the Processing, Manufacturing, and Applications of PLA, Second Edition, provides a practical guide for engineers and scientists working in PLA and on the development of emerging new products. The current market situation for PLA and biodegradable polymers is described, along with applications across a range of market sectors. In addition, the mechanical, chemical, thermal, rheology and degradation properties are included. Updates include new chapters covering various processing methods, as well as recycling methods, and additives and processing aids. New applications cover a range of products (including 3D Printing), and an environmental assessment, including regulatory aspects.

The book is not only a useful introduction to this topic, but also a practical, readily applicable reference book that will support decision-making in the plastics industry.