|Authors||Mousa, A. ; Heinrich, G. ; Wagenknecht, U.|
Bio based fillers
Encyclopedia of Polymeric Nanomaterials, Kobayashi, S.; Müllen, K., ed.
|Abstract||Definition: Agro-polymers presented in are the polysaccharides and the proteins. They are often used to elaborate multiphase materials. <br /><br />Fillers are particles added to polymeric materials to lower the consumption of more expensive polymer material improve or to better some properties of the composite material. Worldwide millions of tons of fillers are used every year in different application areas, such as paper, plastics, rubber, paints, coatings, adhesives, and sealants. Recently, ecological concerns have resulted in a renewed interest in natural, renewable resources-based and compostable materials; bio-fillers have been increasingly used as fillers in polymer composites. In general, these organic fillers or agro-polymers presented in are the polysaccharides and the proteins. They are often used to elaborate multiphase materials. Polysaccharides are the most abundant macromolecules in the biosphere. <br /><br />Encyclopedia of Polymeric Nanomaterials<br />ISBN 978-3642296475|
|Citation||Springer (2015) 106-109|