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Expanded articles of biodegradable plastics are produced by the extrusion of a composition including starch, a polymer compatible with starch, in particular, an ethylene-acrylic acid copolymer and/or ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer, and an expanding agent. Preferably use is made of sodium bicarbonate as expanding agent in the presence of a polymeric acid.

Title
Expanded articles of biodegradable plastics materials and a method for their production
Application Number
663823
Publication Number
5288765
Application Date
November 4, 1992
Publication Date
February 22, 1994
Inventor
Angelos Rallis
Novara
IT
Roberto Lombi
Novara
IT
Luciano Del Giudice
Milan
IT
Vittorio Bellotti
Fontaneto D'Agogna
IT
Catia Bastioli
Novara
IT
Agent
Bryan Cave
Assignee
Spherilene S r l
IT
IPC
C08L 3/06
C08J 9/18
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