STAR PLA/PBAT Datasheet

Polylactic Acid

Supplied by Global Plastics, LLC

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Product Description
Star Resin's Biopolymer Film Resin PLA/PBAT is a compostable resin manufactured from partially bio-based materials using a reactive extrusion process. This resin is composed of materials that meet the ASTM 6400 compostability standards.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Features 
  • Compostable
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Good Flexibility
  • Renewable Resource Content
 
Uses 
  • Film
  • Food Service Applications
 
Agency Ratings 
Processing Method 
  • Blown Film
  • Cast Film
  • Extrusion
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density / Specific Gravity
 
ASTM D792
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (290°C/2.16 kg)
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Films
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Elastic Modulus
    ASTM D882
MD
psi
 
TD
psi
 
Tensile Strength
    ASTM D882
MD : Yield
psi
 
TD : Yield
psi
 
MD : Break
psi
 
TD : Break
psi
 
Tensile Elongation
    ASTM D882
MD : Break
%
 
TD : Break
%
 
Elmendorf Tear Strength
    ASTM D1922
MD
g
 
TD
g
 
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Renewable Resources, From Renewable Resources, Renewable Resource Derived, Renewable Raw Materials, Renewable Resource Content, Good Flexibility, Flexible.
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 1 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): ASTM (1).
Available Documents
Technical Datasheet (English)
Extrusion
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Drying Temperature
°F
 
Drying Time
hr
 
Suggested Max Moisture
%
 
Cylinder Zone 1 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 2 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 3 Temp.
°F
 
Adapter Temperature
°F
 
Die Temperature
°F
 
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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