14. Biobased and Biodegradable PHBV-Based Polymer Blends and Biocomposites: Properties and Applications

  1. Srikanth Pilla
  1. Alireza Javadi1,2,
  2. Srikanth Pilla2,
  3. Shaoqin Gong1,2 and
  4. Lih-Sheng Turng1,2

Published Online: 19 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118203699.ch14

Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications

Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications

How to Cite

Javadi, A., Pilla, S., Gong, S. and Turng, L.-S. (2011) Biobased and Biodegradable PHBV-Based Polymer Blends and Biocomposites: Properties and Applications, in Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications (ed S. Pilla), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118203699.ch14

Editor Information

  1. Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin—Madison, WI, USA

  2. 2

    Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, University of Wisconsin–Madison, WI, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 5 JUL 2011

Book Series:

  1. Wiley-Scrivener

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470626078

Online ISBN: 9781118203699

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Keywords:

  • biobased;
  • biodegradable;
  • microcellular injection molding;
  • mechanical properties;
  • viscoelastic properties;
  • PHBV;
  • polymer;
  • crystallinity;
  • thermal properties;
  • biomedical applications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Synthesis of PHBV

  • Microcellular Injection Molding

  • Thermal Properties

  • Thermal Degradation Properties

  • Mechanical Properties

  • Viscoelastic Properties

  • Biocompatibility

  • Biodegradability

  • Applications

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements