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PLA Copolymer

Description

General

PLA can be made by fermentation of starch containing agricultural products like potato (waste), rice and alike. The degradation time is 18 to 24 months. PLA copolymer is a blend with glycolide/lactide ratio of 85/15 which has a moderate crystalinity and a degradation rate.

Properties

Chemical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
%
%

Electrical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
kV/mm
4 6 % Idemat 2003
V
1.00E+015 1.00E+020 Ohm.mm²/m Idemat 2003

Manufacturing Properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources

Mechanical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
MPa
MPa
MPa
1260 1260 kg/m³ Idemat 2003
1.6 500 % Idemat 2003
MPa
J/cm
MPa
22 50 MPa Idemat 2003
MPa
MPa
600 800 MPa Idemat 2003

Optical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources

Thermal properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
°C
145 °C Idemat 2003
°C
J/kg.K
W/m.K
e-6/K

Environment

mPt
Pt
mELU
MJ/MJ
MJ
kg
kg
Idemat 1998

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