Difference between revisions of "Polylactic acid"

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Poly(lactic) acid; PLA; polylactide
 
Poly(lactic) acid; PLA; polylactide
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== Other Properties ==
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For a 1 mil film: Oxygen transmission =1368-4256 ml/m2d    Water vapor transmission = 57-76 g/m2d   
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Resistant to most solvents except nitric and hydrochloric acids.  May swell in oil.
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Insoluble in water
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! scope="row"| CAS
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| 26100-51-6
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! scope="row"| Melting Point
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| 150-160 C
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! scope="row"| Density
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| 1.210-1.430
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== Hazards and Safety ==
 
== Hazards and Safety ==
 
 
 
  
 
AMPolymer.com: [https://web.archive.org/web/20090106174052/http://www.ampolymer.com/MSDS/PLA.pdf MSDS]
 
AMPolymer.com: [https://web.archive.org/web/20090106174052/http://www.ampolymer.com/MSDS/PLA.pdf MSDS]

Revision as of 15:42, 25 January 2018

Description

A biodegradable a thermoplactic polyester made from renewable resources, such as corn starch, cassava roots, or surgarcane.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Poly(lactic) acid; PLA; polylactide

Other Properties

For a 1 mil film: Oxygen transmission =1368-4256 ml/m2d Water vapor transmission = 57-76 g/m2d

Resistant to most solvents except nitric and hydrochloric acids. May swell in oil.

Insoluble in water

CAS 26100-51-6
Melting Point 150-160 C
Density 1.210-1.430


Hazards and Safety

AMPolymer.com: MSDS

Sources Checked for Data in Record

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