PLA : POLYLACTID

PLA is a thermoplastic polyester produced using annually renewable biomass like maize, sugar beet, or sugarcane. Depending on the geographical area of production, the resources used may be certified GMO free.

PLA : POLYLACTID

Properties

100% biobased

Biodegradable and industrially compostable

Rigid and fragile

Transparent

Food safe

Applications

Rigid packaging: containers, pots, bottles

Flexible packaging: film

Regular consumption goods

Non-woven or textile fibre

Transformation

Injection moulding and blowing

Thermoforming

Flat extrusion die or cast

Extrusion of sections

GradePropertiesDensityFluidity index (g/10 min) 190°C / 2.16 kgTensile modulus (MPa)Tensile elongation at break (%)Charpy impact test, without unnotch (kJ/m²)Thermal resistance (°C) (HDT B)
ISO Test1183113352752717975-2
Analyses
Extrusion
PLE 005PLLA1.2423 (210°C/2,16 kg) 3 50052061
PLE 005-1High viscosity1.248 (210°C/2,16 kg) 3 50052155-60
PLE 111PLLA1.24103 500≤5/60
PLE 111-1High viscosity1.2443 500≤5/60
PLE 111-AAmorphous1.2443 500≤5/60
Injection
PLI 211PLLA1.24303 500≤5/60

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