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Properties of modified ethylene terpolymer/poly(lactic acid) blends based films

» Author: Sebnem Kemaloglu Dogan, Serap Gumus, Ayse Aytac, Guralp Ozkoc

» Reference: Fibers and Polymers September 2013, Volume 14, Issue 9, pp 1422-1431

» Source: Sebnem Kemaloglu Dogan, Serap Gumus, Ayse Aytac, Guralp Ozkoc

In order to explore an alternative method instead of plasticization for improving the toughness, flexibility and processability of PLA based packaging films, two different kinds of modified polyethylene based elastomers, such as glycidyl methacrylate or maleic anhydride functionalized ethylene-acrylate based e

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