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Catia Bastioli, Vittorio Bellotti, Alessandro Montino, Gianfranco D Tredici, Roberto Lombi, Roberto Ponti: Biodegradable polymeric compositions based on starch and thermoplastic polymers. Novamont S p A, Bryan Cave, May 2, 1995: US05412005 (119 worldwide citation)

The biodegradable polymeric compositions comprise a starch based component and a polymeric component comprising polymers of hydroxyacids or mixtures thereof with polymers deriving from ethylenically unsaturated monomers, particularly polymers of ethylene-vinylalcohol or polyvinylalcohol.


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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 Guidice, Roberto Lombi: Polymer compositions for the production of articles of biodegradable plastics material and methods of their preparation. Novamont S p A, Elizabeth M Barnhard, Bryan Cave, November 2, 1993: US05258430 (87 worldwide citation)

Polymer compositions useful for the production of articles of biodegradable plastics material with improved biodegradability include destructed starch and a polymer selected from the group consisting of ethylene-vinyl alcohol, polyvinyl alcohol and mixtures thereof wherein at least a portion of the ...


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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, Alessandro Montino, Gianfranco D Tredici, Roberto Lombi: Starchy polymeric mixture particularly for the production of films and the like and a method for its production. Novamont S p A, Bryan Cave, August 10, 1993: US05234977 (67 worldwide citation)

The material, which is usable for the production of biodegradable articles in film, sheet or fiber form, can be produced by extrusion from a molten mass including a synthetic thermoplastic polymer and a destructured starch to which a boron containing compound, such as boric acid, metaboric acid, bor ...


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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, Roberto Lombi, Matteo Nicolini: Biodegradable polymeric composition. Novamont S p A, Bryan Cave, August 21, 2001: US06277899 (47 worldwide citation)

A polymeric composition comprising a filler melt-dispersed in a matrix comprising, a destructurized starch component; a synthetic thermoplastic polymeric component selected from the group consisting of polyvinylalcohol, polyvinyl acetate, thermoplastic polyesters and graft copolymers of polysacchari ...


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Catia Bastioli, Vittorio Bellotti, Roberto Lombi, Matteo Nicolini: Biodegradable polymeric composition. Novamont S p A, Bryan Cave, February 23, 1999: US05874486 (46 worldwide citation)

A polymeric composition comprises a matrix including a starch component and at least one synthetic thermoplastics polymeric component in which a filler is dispersed, characterised in that the matrix includes a fluidising agent selected from the group consisting of C.sub.12 -C.sub.22 fatty acids, C.s ...


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Catia Bastioli, Roberto Lombi, Gianfranco Del Tredici, Italo Guanella: Method for the preparation of destructured-starch-based compositions and compositions produced thereby. Novamont S p A, Bryan Cave, October 31, 1995: US05462982 (45 worldwide citation)

In order to prepare a starch-based composition usable for the production of articles of biodegradable plastics material, a starch is mixed in a heated extruder with a high-boiling plasticizer and a destructuring agent for a time sufficient to cause the starch to be destructured, in dependence on the ...


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Catia Bastioli, Roberto Lombi, Gianfranco Del Tredici, Italo Guanella: Biodegradable compositions and films or moulded articles obtained therefrom. Novamont S p A, Bryan Cave, October 29, 1996: US05569692 (37 worldwide citation)

In order to prepare a starch-based composition usable for the production of articles of biodegradable plastics material, a starch is mixed in a heated extruder with a high-boiling plasticizer and a destructuring agent for a time sufficient to cause the starch to be destructured, in dependence on the ...



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