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Synbra Technology bv

Description :
BioFoam® is a bio-based PLA Foam (E-PLA) produced from Lactic Acid through purified Lactides in polymerisation. It has comparable physical & mechanical properties to EPS.

Product family :
Intermediate products > Resins, Polymers

Sectors/Markets :

Bio-based content
Sugars from GMO Free Sugar Cane or Cassave
> 90%

Environmental gain
BioFoam has a very low CO2 footprint compared to other materials and is even better than the already very good insulant EPS.

BioFoam at 35 g/l does not disintegrate after 26 weeks of composting at room temperature at 30°C . BioFoam is therefore not home compostable as proven by tests carried out by Organic waste Systems (OWS) Gent, finished March 2010 . Test was terminated according to the norm without visible alteration.
BioFoam disintegrates only during Industrial composting at 70°C under the influence of moisture, bacteria and constant agitation according to EN13432.

Geographical target markets, Manufacturing place, Place of supply in plant biomass, Physical data, Implementation, Available quantity
Last update 27/08/2014
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For you, a selection of articles and studies

This report presents examples of applications of bio-based products suitable for the plastic industry.