Because of environmental problems, attempts are made to develop biodegradable resins including polylactic acid (PLA) resins.
What does PLA stand for?
PLA stands for Polylactic Acid
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In one instance, the microcellular structure imparted by Ecocell GT enabled a 20% weight reduction in polylactic acid (PLA) films as thin as 1 mil.
Each of the two layers has a resin composition containing 75 to 25 mass percent of a polylactic acid resin, and 25 to 75 mass percent of a polyester resin with a glass transition temperature not exceeding 0 degrees C.
Polylactic acid is produced by combining large numbers of lactic acid molecules from fermented carbonhydrates such as plant sugars.
The specially formulated material used to make window sandwich/baguette bags is manufactured using Polylactic acid (PLA) a polymer produced from lactic acid, which is a derivative of dextrose obtained from corn starch.
Along with polymers based on polylactic acid made from corn and other material, through these activities Fujitsu will promote further expansion of the use of plant-based materials in its products.