Biocomposites Bulletin

Weekly updates delivering an overview of the latest literature on biocomposites. From the world's largest database dedicated to polymer literature.

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This Polymer Bulletin is a current awareness service from the Polymer Library, the world's largest database dedicated to polymer literature. Each time the abstracts database is updated with new records (every week) you will be sent a bulletin alerting you to any items that relate to biocomposites.


Biocomposites are composites in which either the polymer matrix, the fibre reinforcement or both come from a natural source. Common materials in this category include polylactic acid, furan, starch and polyhydroxybutyrate and as these are obtained from directly renewable resources, these composites are often considered more environmentally sustainable than the more traditional fossil-fuel based alternatives. Although the first wave of biocomposites suffered from poor properties, recent development work means that there are biocomposites to compete not only in markets like packaging, but also in high-end engineering plastic applications.

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