Corn – It’s Not Just for Breakfast Anymore

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The folks from Protomold discuss biodegradable plastics made from corn starch (PLA or polylactic acid). They’ve run the material is small quantities with “satisfactory results” – whatever that means… The point is that these materials are becoming a more viable option for those looking to replace polyolefins (polyethylene, polypropylene), styrenes or cellulosic. It’s definitely worth checking out.

See the entire article here.


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