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Using natural cellulosic fibers as fillers for biodegradable polymers can result in fully biodegradable composites. Biodegradable composites were prepared using nanofibrillated cellulose (NFC) as the reinforcement and poly (3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate, PHBV) as the polymer matrix. The…
Author(s): Yottha Srithep, Ronald Sabo, Craig Clemons, Lih-Sheng Turng, Srikanth Pilla, Jun Peng
Keywords: Nanofribrillated cellulose (NFC), Biobased and biodegradable polymers, nanocomposites, poly (3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate), PHBV
Source: In: Proceedings of the Polymer Processing Society 28th Annual Meeting ~ PPS-28 ~ December 11-15, 2012, Pattaya (Thailand). 5 p.
Year: 2012