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Record number 440308
Title Green building blocks for biobased plastics: biobased processes and market development
Author(s) Harmsen, P.F.H.; Hackmann, M.M.
Source Wageningen : Wageningen UR - Food & Biobased Research (Green raw materials ) - ISBN 9789461736109 - 77
Department(s) FBR BP Biorefinery & Natural Fibre Technology
Biobased Products
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2013
Keyword(s) bioplastics - biopolymeren - chemie op basis van biologische grondstoffen - biobased economy - materialen uit biologische grondstoffen - vinylkunststoffen - polyesters - amiden - polyurethanen - rubber - chemicaliën uit biologische grondstoffen - bioplastics - biopolymers - biobased chemistry - biobased economy - biobased materials - vinyl plastics - polyesters - amides - polyurethanes - rubber - biobased chemicals
Categories Bioplastics and Polymers
Abstract From a chemical perspective, nearly all building blocks for plastics can be made using renewable raw materials. However, not every process is commercially feasible. Processes often remain inefficient, products have insufficient purity or the raw materials are simply too expensive. This publication provides more insight into the processes that are currently under development and the companies involved, as well as the current development stage (from R&D to commercial production).
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