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Catia Bastioli, Vittorio Bellotti, Luciano Del Giudice, Roberto Lombi, Angelos Rallis: Expanded articles of biodegradable plastics materials and a method for their production. Spherilene S r l, Bryan Cave, February 22, 1994: US05288765 (87 worldwide citation)

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 bicarbona ...


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Catia Bastioli, Vittorio Bellotti, Luciano del Giudice, Gianfranco del Tredici, Roberto Lombi, Angelos Rallis: Biodegradable articles based on starch and process for producing them. Novamont S p A, Elizabeth M Barnhard, November 16, 1993: US05262458 (78 worldwide citation)

Formed articles comprising destructurized starch, an ethylene-acrylic acid copolymer and a product of the interaction of starch and ethylene-acrylic acid copolymer wherein the starch not bound to the copolymer is in the form of particles having sizes below 1 micron. The water content of such article ...


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Catia Bastioli, Vittorio Bellotti, Luciano Del Giudice, Roberto Lombi, Angelos Rallis: Expanded articles of biodegradable plastic materials. Novamont S p A, November 1, 1994: US05360830 (49 worldwide citation)

Expanded articles of biodegradable plastic material having a closed pore structure and a density of from 0.01 to less than 0.1 g/cm.sup.3 are produced by extrusion of a composition including starch and a synthetic polymer selected from ethylene-vinyl alcohol, ethylene-acrylic acid, and mixture there ...


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Catia Bastioli, Vittorio Bellotti, Gianfranco Del Tredici, Angelos Rallis: Biodegradable foamed articles and process for the preparation thereof. Novamont S p A, Bryan Cave, December 31, 1996: US05589518 (25 worldwide citation)

Biodegradable foamed articles having density comprised from 5 to 300 kg/m.sup.3 obtained by agglomeration of foamed particles having composition comprising a thermoplastic starchy material or a thermoplastic natural polymer capable of absorbing water when converted into the thermoplastic state, a th ...


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Catia Bastioli, Vittorio Bellotti, Gianfranco Del Tredici, Angelos Rallis: Biodegradable foamed articles and process for the preparation thereof. Novamont S p A, Bryan Cave, September 1, 1998: US05801207 (16 worldwide citation)

Biodegradable foamed articles having density comprised from 5 to 300 kg/m.sup.3 obtained by agglomeration of foamed particles having composition comprising a thermoplastic starchy material or a thermoplastic natural polymer capable of absorbing water when converted into the thermoplastic state, a th ...


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Catia Bastioli, Giuseppe Raffa, Angelos Rallis: Cotton buds sticks of plastic material. Novamont S p A, Bryan Cave, May 11, 1999: US05902262 (8 worldwide citation)

Stick with cotton buds for hygienic use, which are disintegrable in water and rapidly biodegradable, manufactured from a thermoplastic material obtained from natural polymeric substances which are biodegradable and water soluble when in their thermoplastic state or from biodegradable, water soluble ...


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Catia Bastioli, Angelos Rallis: Biodegradable polyester, preparation process thereof and products comprising said polyester. Novamont S p A, Novak Druce Connolly Bove Quigg, September 24, 2013: US08541109

The invention relates to a biodegradable polyester, particularly suitable for extrusion coating, comprising units deriving from at least a diacid and at least a diol, with long chain branches (isometric with respect to the main chains of the polyester) and essentially gel-free, characterized by opti ...


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Catia Bastioli, Stefano Facco, Roberto Ponti, Angelos Rallis: Biodegradable polyester and wrapping films for packaging produced therewith. Novamont S p A, Novak Druce Connolly Bove Quigg, April 21, 2015: US09012573

This invention relates to a biodegradable polyester which is particularly suitable for use for the manufacture of wrapping films for packaging, comprising units deriving from at least one diacid and at least one diol, characterized by a high static friction coefficient in comparison with conventiona ...


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Catia Bastioli, Angelos Rallis, Roberto Lombi: Biodegradable material for injection molding and articles obtained therewith. Novamont S p A, Novak Druce Connolly Bove Quigg, August 19, 2014: US08809423

The invention relates to a starch based biodegradable material comprising starch, polyvinyl-alcohol-co-vinylacetate copolymer and at least one plasticizer and to articles obtained therefrom particularly suitable to be injection molded.


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Catia Bastioli, Angelos Rallis, Roberto Lombi: Biodegradable material for injection molding and articles obtained therewith. Novamont, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, June 12, 2008: US20080134986-A1

A biodegradable material containing starch, a polyvinyl alcohol-co-vinyl acetate copolymer and plasticizer is provided. The material is injection moldable to produce articles such as those for entertaining animals.



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