Using Heat to Improve Biodegradable Plastics

News   Aug 31, 2017 | Original Story by Scott Schrage for The University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 
Using Heat to Improve Biodegradable Plastics

Fibers of a corn-derived, biodegradable plastic developed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Nebraska researchers and their colleagues have demonstrated a new technique for improving the properties of bio-plastic that could also streamline its manufacturing, making it more competitive with petroleum-based counterparts. Craig Chandler, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 
 
 

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