Thermoplastic starch (PSAC)

Alternative and trade names
Bioplast®
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Description

Depending on the grade it has the following features: Good Drawdown, Heat Sealable, Barrier Properties, Soft Feel.

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.

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Properties

General

PropertyValue

Density

1.1 - 1.4 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyValueComment

Elastic modulus

0.6 - 3.0 GPa

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Elongation

1.0 - 135.0 %

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Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

3 kJ/m²

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15 kJ/m²

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Tensile strength

10.0 - 45.0 MPa

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at 1-135% strain

Thermal

PropertyValue

Melting point

135.0 - 155.0 °C

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Optical

PropertyValue

Transparency

no

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Refuse bags, diapers, foamed trays and boxes, pharmaceutical capsules, biodegradable packaging

Processing methods

Injection molding, thermoforming, extrusion, foaming