Bio-based material


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Bio-based material

A material made from living matter, such as agricultural crops. Bio-based materials are usually biodegradable.
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Stonclad G2 is a four component, polyurethane system which incorporates 25% post industrial recycled glass and rapidly renewable, bio-based material, designed specifically to withstand harsh environments.
AkzoNobel's goal is to source 20% of its total epichlorohydrin demand as bio-based material by 2016.
SprayShield Green II removes 34 percent of its petroleum-based material and replaces it with a unique, environmentally friendly, bio-based material.
Battelle, Columbus, Ohio, with the development help of the Ohio Soybean Council, Worthington, Ohio, and Univenture, Marysville, Ohio, has manufactured a new Bio-based material derived from agricultural co-products that takes advantage of the widespread, low-cost availability of polypropylene and substances based on soy, corn, and wheat.
By 2016, AkzoNobel aims to source 20 percent of its total epichlorohydrin demand as bio-based material.
In 2008 bio-based material trials made up 36 per cent of all trials run in Entek's development lab.
Bio-based material developers must aim for large, addressable markets, among which the biggest are composites and coatings, industrial manufactured intermediates, and packaging," said Kalib Kersh, Lux Research Analyst and the lead author of the report titled, "Bridging the Divide between Demands and Bio-Based Materials.
When PP is combined with bio-based material and extruded and then injection molded to make a part, long fibers may become much shorter.
Evoniks Household Care Business Line was honored with the 2016 Bio-Based Material of the Year award.
The bio-based material is ecologically responsible and carbon neutral and is valued for its physical performance, including increased elasticity, functionality, reliability and strength.