A composite composition which comprises a synthetic polymer, and corncob granules which have been modified, such as with a chemical reacted with the hydroxyl groups on the granules is described. The corncob granules are modified so as to be compatible with the polymer.

Title
Composite materials from corncob granules and process for preparation
Application Number
11/811063
Publication Number
20070287795
Application Date
June 8, 2007
Publication Date
December 13, 2007
Inventor
Manjusri Misra
Lansing
MI, US
Shishir Chundawat
East Lansing
MI, US
Bruce Dale
Mason
MI, US
Lawrence Drzal
Okemos
MI, US
Venkatesh Balan
East Lansing
MI, US
Masud Huda
Okemos
MI, US
Agent
IAN C McLEOD PC
MI, US
Agent
Ian C McLeod
MI, US
Assignee
Board of Trustees of Michigan State University
MI, US
IPC
C08K 05/00
C08K 09/00
C08K 11/00
C08L 97/00
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