NEW: HEMCELL’S ‘COMPOSTABLE’ BIODEGRADABLE POLYMER;
The transforming of agri-waste into a NEW amazing 100% home biodegradable polymer!
A GREEN WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITIES
HemCell’s NEW innovation relates to a specific usage and selection of a wordwide available Agricultural waste material and transforming it via a low cost & low tech process into a generic (home)biodegradable polymer that can be used by any injection molder or extruder on existing standard equipment and tools!
Mixed with for example PLA, it transforms PLA in a (home) compostable polymer for biodegrading or even composted in biomass for biogas production.
The ‘window of opportunity’ is for all products that now have a return or waste collection process such as glass, crates or plastic materials.
HemCell’s new material eliminates the necessity and costs of having a waste return process in place.
Hemcell Agricultural waste:
Worldwide available in large volumes that do not interfere whatsoever with allocated agricultural land required for human or animal food production. The collection of this bio-material will be a ‘side-product & side-income’ for small farmers or corporation’s in those regions around the globe.
PLA Virgin or waste, or other
plastics virgin or waste.
HemCell Agricultural Waste: Virgin or waste, PLA and other plastics are available in large volumes. Blending the HemCell® bio-mass that forms the basis of all HEMCELL+
PLA(L)A or HemCell?
Contrary to common believe PLA is not ‘home bio- degradable’ but only ‘Industrial bio-degradable via hydrolysis.’ PLA is also very temperature sensitive due the fact that the ‘Glass Transition temperature (Tg)’ is very close to its ‘Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT)’ (50-65 °C). It is therefore not suitable for (fi) cups used for hot liquids. HemCell (in a 50% blend with PLA) increases the HDT to 90-95 C Celsius.
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