10 August 2018

Researchers investigate new biobased fibers

A research team at North Carolina State University says biobased glucaric-acid or lignin additives can dramatically increase the toughness of polyvinyl alcohol fibers

As a new anti-plasticizer, the additive can nearly triple the resin's tensile strength and double its modulus, and the enhanced…

Full text: http://www.plasticsnews.com/article/20180724/NEWS/180729945/researchers-investigate-new-biobased-fibers


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