Difference between revisions of "Polylactic acid"

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Poly(lactic) acid; PLA; polylactide
 
Poly(lactic) acid; PLA; polylactide
  
== Other Properties ==
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== Other Properties ==  
  
For a 1 mil film: Oxygen transmission =1368-4256 ml/m2d    Water vapor transmission = 57-76 g/m2d   
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Soluble in chlorinated solvents, hot benzene, tetrahydrofuran and dioxane. Insoluble in water.
 
 
Resistant to most solvents except nitric and hydrochloric acids.  May swell in oil.
 
 
 
Insoluble in water
 
  
 
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== Hazards and Safety ==
 
== Hazards and Safety ==

Revision as of 15:44, 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

Soluble in chlorinated solvents, hot benzene, tetrahydrofuran and dioxane. 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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