Polybutylene succinate (PBS)

Alternative and trade names
Bionolle®, BioPBS™
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Description

High modulus and slow biodegradability

This material data has been provided by M-Base.

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.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyValueTemperature

Density

1.2 - 1.26 g/cm³

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23.0 °C

Mechanical

PropertyValueTemperatureComment

Elongation

200 - 400 %

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23.0 °C

Tensile strength

20 - 40 MPa

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23.0 °C

at 200-400% strain

Thermal

PropertyValueTemperature

Melting point

110 - 120 °C

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Specific heat capacity

1500 J/(kg·K)

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23.0 °C

Thermal conductivity

0.17 W/(m·K)

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23.0 °C

Optical

PropertyValue

Transparency

no

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Biodegradable packaging, hot beverage cups, cosmetics bottles, bags

Processing methods

Injection molding, extrusion, foaming, blow molding