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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Branch's custom-designed, bio-based material is compounded with additives to ensure it meets fire-code regulations for interior housing applications.
The innovation offers bio-based material aiming to replace petroleum-based plastic materials while offering the similar properties needed in protective packaging, thermal insulation, acoustic applications, water and fire tolerance.
A team of three young university students have launched a project which offers bio-based material aiming to replace petroleum based plastic materials, such as Styrofoam, while offering the similar properties needed in protective packaging, thermal insulation, acoustic applications, water and fire tolerance.
Mushtic is a bio-based material solution that replaces highly polluting petroleum-based materials such as Styrofoam while offering the same shock absorbance and insulating properties.
Attis identified Iowa State University as an ideal candidate to partner with for carbon fiber research and development due to their broad background in bio-based material evaluation for carbon fiber production.
The alliance also provided a progress report in its goal of developing and launching a PET bottle made from bio-based material. Launched a year ago in March, the alliance uses biomass feedstocks, such as previously used cardboard and sawdust, so it does not divert resources or land from food production for human or animal consumption.
Depending on the rubber grade, the proportion of bio-based material ranges between 50-70%.
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.
"I felt there was a need in the market for a more environmentally friendly wipe that was made from a bio-based material. I looked at PLAs and bamboo," said Ms.
SprayShield Green II removes 34 percent of its petroleum-based material and replaces it with a unique, environmentally friendly, bio-based material. Applications include manholes, secondary containment, wet wells, man-entry pipelines and more.