NuPlastiQ® BC 27240

Alternative and trade names
NuPlastiQ® BC 27240
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Description

One of the NuPlastiQ® BC family of biodegradable BioPolymers designed for compostable films and bags. Fully compounded and ready for film production.

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Properties

General

Density

ρ

1.3 g/cm³ at 20 °C

ASTM D792

Melt mass-flow rate

MFR

3.7 g/10min at 20 °C

ASTM D1238 (190°C/2.16 kg)

Mechanical

Elastic modulus

E

0.2 GPa at 20 °C

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ASTM D638

Elongation

A

272 % at 20 °C

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ASTM D638

Flexural modulus

Ebend

0.24 GPa at 20 °C

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ASTM D790

Tensile strength

Rm

12 MPa at 20 °C

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ASTM D638

Thermal

Melting point

Tm

140 - 160 °C

ASTM D3418

Technological properties

Application areas

NuPlastiQ® BC 27240 is intended for bags and film applications that require at least 40% bio-content. Used for products that require biodegradation and are intended for compost environments.

Processing methods

Blow Molding

This material data has been provided by Feconix Pte Ltd.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.