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Tempia Polylactic acid (PLA) Resin
Categories: Polymer; Renewable/Recycled Polymer; Thermoplastic; Polylactic Acid (PLA) Biopolymer

Material Notes: A bio-degradable plastic, Polylactic acid (PLA) is made from corn. Products produced are compostable within 45 – 120 days. The degradation process of the item is temperature, humidity and thickness dependent. PLA’s good rigidity allows them to be a possible replacement for Polystyrene, ABS & PET. High heat reistance. Low taste transfer. High Gloss. Oil resistant.

Common Applications include: Cups, Disposable Goods, Packaging, Packaging, Food, Autmotive Interiors, Medical, Bags, Bottles. Food Service Applications.

Information provided by Plastic Service Center.

Vendors:
Available Properties
  • Specific Gravity
  • Water Absorption
  • Linear Mold Shrinkage
  • Melt Flow
  • Rear Barrel Temperature
  • Middle Barrel Temperature
  • Front Barrel Temperature
  • Nozzle Temperature
  • Melt Temperature
  • Mold Temperature
  • Drying Temperature
  • Dry Time
  • Moisture Content
  
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