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Kaneka PHBH Semi-Rigid Bio-based Polymer
Categories: Polymer; Renewable/Recycled Polymer; Thermoplastic

Material Notes: A copolymer produced of 3-hydroxybutyrate and 3-hydroxyhexanoate produced by fermentation of plant oils. It has excellent biodegradability (under anaerobic, aerobic, aquatic, and compost conditions), hydrolytic stability, flexibility, and heat resistance.

Information provided by Kaneka Corporation.

Available Properties
  • Density, ASTM D792
  • Water Vapor Transmission, JIS Z0208, film
  • Oxygen Transmission, JIS Z7126, film
  • Tensile Strength, ASTM D882, 100 micron film
  • Elongation at Break, ASTM D882, 100 micron film
  • Tensile Modulus, ASTM D882, 100 micron film
  • Flexural Modulus, ASTM D790
  • Izod Impact, Notched, ASTM D256
  • Tear Strength, ASTM D1004, 100 micron film
  • Melting Point, DSC
  • Deflection Temperature at 0.46 MPa (66 psi), ASTM D48
  • Vicat Softening Point
  • Glass Transition Temp, Tg, DSC
  • Haze, ASTM D1003, film
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