biopolymer

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biopolymer

[¦bī·ō′päl·ə·mər]
(biochemistry)
A biological macromolecule such as a protein or nucleic acid.
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Borzan: A true bio-polymer that is highly concentrated to minimize the cost per gallon.
More compact and energy efficient, this is one part of a project to produce a highly adaptable capsule filling machine, designed for lower energy consumption, and to use a variety of materials, including new generation bio-polymer plastics.
No-Sag: A free flowing bio-polymer when added to a bentonite based drilling fluid provides increased gel strength, resulting in superior suspension of coarse drill cuttings, sand and gravel.
AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry is a global leader in the manufacturing and supply of specialty surfactants, synthetic and bio-polymer additives and specialty polymers.
Alcoguard H 5240 hybrid bio-polymer is designed to prevent scale formation in ADW and laundry detergents and other applications where synthetic polymers (polyacrylates) are typically used.
A EUROPEAN Union (EU) research project says it has used cutting edge technology to develop bio-polymer based food packaging that can replace materials based on petrochemicals such as polymers, reducing pollution and demand for mineral oils.
Dr Ebnesajjad provides readers with an in-depth reference for the plastics industry - material suppliers and processors, bio-polymer producers, bio-polymer processors and fabricators - and for industry sectors utilizing biopolymers - automotive, packaging, construction, wind turbine manufacturers, film manufacturers, adhesive and coating industries, medical device manufacturers, biomedical engineers, and the recycling industry.
Objective: The GELCLAD project aims at creating a novel cost-effective, durable, industrialised and easy to install composite insulation cladding system, based on a single multi-meso-structured panel with excellent insulation properties, made from functional bio-polymer composite (ecoWPC) as skin coupling with unique advanced foamable extrudable aerogel (FEA) as insulation core/layer.
Duo-Vis/Super-Vis: A bio-polymer, when added to a bentonite-based drilling fluid, provides high gel strength, resulting in vastly improved suspension of large drill cuttings, sand and gravel.
Alcoguard H 5240 uses innovative hybrid bio-polymer technology that combines the benefits of both synthetic and natural polymer components to provide effective performance and an improved environmental profile, according to the company.
BRITISH Vita and chemical multinational Dow (Benelux) are planning to secure European research funding via the EUREKA network to commercialise successful bio-polymer research, that has made strides towards manufacturing a foam from such ingredients.
Various bio-based film stocks used for these trials were provided by leading film producers EarthFirst([R]), global producer of bio-polymer PLA (polylactic acid) films, and Innovia, global provider of bio-based NatureFlex[TM] printing films.