4. Bioplastics Based Nanocomposites for Packaging Applications

  1. Srikanth Pilla
  1. J. Soulestin1,2,
  2. K. Prashantha1,2,
  3. M.F. Lacrampe1,2 and
  4. P. Krawczak1,2

Published Online: 19 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118203699.ch4

Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications

Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications

How to Cite

Soulestin, J., Prashantha, K., Lacrampe, M.F. and Krawczak, P. (2011) Bioplastics Based Nanocomposites for Packaging Applications, in Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications (ed S. Pilla), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118203699.ch4

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Univ. Lille Nord de France, Lille, France

  2. 2

    Ecole des Mines de Douai, Department of Polymers and Composites Technology & Mechanical Engineering, Douai, France

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:

  • nanocomposites;
  • bio-based polymer;
  • clay;
  • cellulose whiskers;
  • starch nanocrystals;
  • PLA;
  • plasticized starch;
  • PHA;
  • proteins;
  • mechanical properties;
  • barrier properties

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definitions and Classification

  • Biopolymers Based Packaging Materials

  • Structure of Bio-nanocomposites

  • Properties of Bio-nanocomposites

  • Conclusion