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Kaneka PHBH 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, and heat resistance.

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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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