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Issue 3/2018

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Content Imprint May / June 03|2018 3 Editorial 5 News 9 Cover Story 10 Events 26 Application News 45 Material News 48 Brand Owner 49 Basics 51 10 years ago 58 Suppliers Guide 61 Event Calendar 62 Companies in this issue Publisher / Editorial Dr. Michael Thielen (MT) Samuel Brangenberg (SB) Head Office Polymedia Publisher GmbH Dammer Str. 112 41066 Mönchengladbach, Germany phone: +49 (0)2161 6884469 fax: +49 (0)2161 6884468 info@bioplasticsmagazine.com www.bioplasticsmagazine.com Media Adviser Samsales (German language) phone: +49(0)2161-6884467 fax: +49(0)2161 6884468 s.brangenberg@samsales.de Michael Thielen (English Language) (see head office) Layout/Production Kerstin Neumeister Print Poligrāfijas grupa Mūkusala Ltd. 1004 Riga, Latvia bioplastics MAGAZINE is printed on chlorine-free FSC certified paper. Print run: 3.300 copies Injection Moulding 14 Dimensional stability of injection moulded bioplastics 16 Injection moulded NFC Additives / Masterbatches 18 Biobased masterbatches for PLA, PBS and biobased blends 20 Biobased additives 21 Renewable, sustainable mineral 22 Bio-Masterbatches with ecofriendly, mineral pigments 23 Biobased wax additives From Science & Research 28 PHBV from waste water 30 Breaking barrier for clean & green BioPolyols 34 Biobased filler for SMC 38 Astroplastic Report 28 Spanish project will develop customized materials 46 The journey of bioplastics in the Indian subcontinent INDIA 32 Compostable sanitary napkins for India’s girls and women Materials 37 Sun protection cosmetics 40 Thermoplastic Starch Trade shows 24 Chinaplas-Review 42 NPE-Review bioplastics magazine ISSN 1862-5258 bM is published 6 times a year. This publication is sent to qualified subscribers (169 Euro for 6 issues). bioplastics MAGAZINE is read in 92 countries. Every effort is made to verify all Information published, but Polymedia Publisher cannot accept responsibility for any errors or omissions or for any losses that may arise as a result. All articles appearing in bioplastics MAGAZINE, or on the website www.bioplasticsmagazine.com are strictly covered by copyright. No part of this publication may be reproduced, copied, scanned, photographed and/or stored in any form, including electronic format, without the prior consent of the publisher. Opinions expressed in articles do not necessarily reflect those of Polymedia Publisher. bioplastics MAGAZINE welcomes contributions for publication. Submissions are accepted on the basis of full assignment of copyright to Polymedia Publisher GmbH unless otherwise agreed in advance and in writing. We reserve the right to edit items for reasons of space, clarity or legality. Please contact the editorial office via mt@bioplasticsmagazine.com. The fact that product names may not be identified in our editorial as trade marks is not an indication that such names are not registered trade marks. bioplastics MAGAZINE tries to use British spelling. However, in articles based on information from the USA, American spelling may also be used. Envelopes A part of this print run is mailed to the readers wrapped in bioplastic envelopes sponsored by Plastiroll Oy, Finland. Cover Photo: Jan Ligtenberg Follow us on twitter: http://twitter.com/bioplasticsmag Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bioplasticsmagazine

daily upated news at www.bioplasticsmagazine.com News Packaging related properties of biopolymers Because of the multitude of biopolymers on the market it is often difficult to gain an overview about their packaging related properties. For this reason, Verena Jost from the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV (Freising, Germany) extruded and analysed various commercially available biopolymers. The oxygen and water vapour barrier, crystallinity, tensile strength, elongation at break and Young’s modulus of PLA, PHAs, PHB, PHBHB, PHBV, TPS, PBAT, PBS, PCL and BioPE were analysed. The results show the broad range of mechanical and barrier properties of biopolymer films that can be achieved by currently available grades. From the functional point of view, the commodity polymers PE and PP can be well complemented by the analysed biopolymers. MT Young‘s modulus YM [GPa] 5 — — 4 — 3 — — 2 — — 1 — BioPE PP-HD PBAT+PLA+filler — PLC PBAT+PLA PP-LD PBAT PBS TPS TPU 0 — 0 20 40 60 200 250 Tensile strength σ [MPa] — — PHB — PHBV11 PHBV7 — PHBV3 — PHBHB18 PP PHBHB10+PLA+filler PHBHB13 — — PLA — PET-BO — — Info: 1: The complete report can be downloaded from tinyurl.com/bm201803 www.ivv.fraunhofer.de Picks & clicks Most frequently clicked news Magnetic for Plastics www.plasticker.com Here’s a look at our most popular online content of the past two months. The story that got the most clicks from the visitors to bioplasticsmagazine.com was: The Netherlands looking to ban oxo-degradable plastics (29 Mar 2018) After France and Spain implemented actions in 2017 to limit the production, distribution, sale, provision and utilization of packaging or bags made from oxo-degradable plastics – conventional plastics that falsely claim to biodegrade – the Netherlands now, too, has announced plans for a complete ban of oxo-degradable plastics. See also our Cover-Story on page 9 • International Trade in Raw Materials, Machinery & Products Free of Charge. • Daily News from the Industrial Sector and the Plastics Markets. • Current Market Prices for Plastics. • Buyer’s Guide for Plastics & Additives, Machinery & Equipment, Subcontractors and Services. • Job Market for Specialists and Executive Staff in the Plastics Industry. Up-to-date • Fast • Professional bioplastics MAGAZINE [03/18] Vol. 13 5

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