Preparation and Characterization of Biodegradable Poly(Lactic Acid)/Tapioca Starch Composites

Biodegradable composites of poly(lactic acid) (PLA) and dried tapioca starch were prepared by using melt blending technique with a Haake mixer at 100/0, 90/10, 80/20, 70/30, 60/40 and 50/50 blend ratios. The study on the effect of adding of 1, 3, 5, 8 and 10 wt.% triacetin on the properties of 70/30...

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Main Author: Mansor, Mohd Khairulniza
Format: Thesis
Published: 2010
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