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Biopolymers: Applications and Trends. Plastics Design Library

  • Book

  • August 2015
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
  • ID: 3329104
Biopolymers: Applications and Trends provides an up-to-date summary of the varying market applications of biopolymers characterized by biodegradability and sustainability. It includes tables with the commercial names and properties of each biopolymer family, along with biopolymers for each marketing segment, not only presenting all the major market players, but also highlighting trends and new developments in products.

The book includes a thorough breakdown of the vast range of application areas, including medical and pharmaceutical, packaging, construction, automotive, and many more, giving engineers critical materials information in an area which has traditionally been more limited than conventional polymers.

In addition, the book uses recent patent information to convey the latest applications and techniques in the area, thus further illustrating the rapid pace of development and need for intellectual property for companies working on new and innovative products.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Term Definitions
Chapter 2: Processing and part fabrication
Chapter 3: Packaging
Chapter 4: Agriculture/Forestry/Horticulture/Fishery
Chapter 5: Electronics
Chapter 6: Automotive industry
Chapter 7: Medical and pharmaceutical sector
Chapter 8: Cosmetics
Chapter 9: Sports
Chapter 10: Building/Construction industry


Michael Niaounakis European Patent Office, Rijswijk, The Netherlands. European Patent Office, Rijswijk, Netherlands