Making Biopolymers Processable Using Thermal Analysis and Rheology

NETZSCH_Bioplastics_Ciruclar Economy

Biopolymers are an attractive alternative to polymers derived from fossil fuel and are mainly used by the packaging industry today. However, their crystallization behavior makes it more difficult to process these new materials. Learn how thermal analysis and rheology provide solutions to study the relevant material properties.

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Verarbeitung von Biopolymeren: Wie thermische Analyse und Rheologie helfen

NETZSCH_Bioplastics_Ciruclar Economy

Biopolymere sind eine attraktive Alternative zu Polymeren, die aus fossilen Brennstoffen gewonnen werden, und werden heute hauptsächlich in der Verpackungsindustrie eingesetzt. Ihr Kristallisationsverhalten erschwert jedoch die Verarbeitung dieser neuen Materialien. Erfahren Sie, wie thermische Analyse und Rheologie Lösungen zur Untersuchung der relevanten Materialeigenschaften bieten.

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How to Detect Harmful Substances in Sporting Goods and Toys

NETZSCH Sporting Goods Toys

Sporting goods and toys for kids or pets are often made of flexible plastics. Some examples are sensory chewing toys, action figurines as well as balls of various kinds. A common polymer used for these applications is PVC (polyvinylchloride), because it can be made softer and more flexible by adding plasticizers. Therefore, they can evaporate or be rinsed out by saliva or sweat. Learn how to determine detect and identify plasticizers!

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