Decomposable without Toxic Gas
At Chinaplas 2014, Jinhui Zhaolong High Technology Co., Ltd, Taiyuan City, China, has highlighted Ecoworld PBAT, the biodegradable and compostable material for key industries and target customers. PBAT, completely biodegradable with great potentials, is a copolymer made of 1, 4-butanediol, adipic acid and terephthalic acid. This important biodegradable material of high performance film features 120% tear resistance and 130% impact strength compared to polyethylene (PE). With good film forming, biodegradable and compostable properties, PBAT is widely used in all kinds of plastic products, such as agricultural mulch film, garbage bags, cling wrap, compostable bags, wrapping film and disposable plastic products (lunch boxes, dishes, cups, etc.).
Ecoworld PBAT can be decomposed into carbon dioxide and water in 180 days by microorganisms under compostable conditions (that allow both the biodegradation by microorganism and the process of absorbing organic substances and biodegradable plastics). The entire process not only avoids toxic gas, but also can generate organic fertilizer. JinHui Zhaolong’s PBAT production uses one-step polymerization technology. Through this advanced technology, Ecoworld PBAT also makes gains in film-forming property and intensity, aging resistance, safety and greenness. It has passed the test at China National Centre for Quality Supervision & Test of Plastics Products (NTSQP) and met the U.S. FDA Food Contact Substance (FCS) requirements. It also obtained certificates of the bio-plastics standards of European Union (EU) EN13432 and U.S. ASTM6400D. The shelf life of Ecoworld PBAT can be extended to twelve months with sealed package, even after being processed to film products.
“As a pioneering enterprise devoted to biodegradation technology in China, JinHui ZhaoLong benefits from a thorough insight into local market trends, as well as government support amidst energy economic transition in Shanxi Province,” said Ms Janice Li , vice president of JinHui Group, “JinHui ZhaoLong’s 20,000 tonnes of PBAT line has been put in production which is the largest PBAT producer in Asia by far. JinHui ZhaoLong is optimistic at the prospects of PBAT in the plastics industry in China and globally, given the growing demand on safer and greener packaging for foods and consumer products as well as the increasing desire on environment-friendly agricultural plastics. Working hand-in-hand with our customers, we strive for innovative products and applications with our advanced technologies."
Jinhui Zhaolong High Technology Co., Ltd
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