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1st Edition

Polymers for Packaging Applications

ISBN 9781926895772
Published September 12, 2014 by Apple Academic Press
486 Pages 127 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book focuses on food, non-food, and industrial packaging applications of polymers, blends, nanostructured materials, macro, micro and nanocomposites, and renewable and biodegradable materials. It details physical, thermal, and barrier properties as well as sustainability, recycling, and regulatory issues. The book emphasizes interdisciplinary research on processing, morphology, structure, and properties as well as applications in packaging of food and industrial products. It is useful for chemists, physicists, materials scientists, food technologists, and engineers.

Table of Contents

Biopolymers: Potential Biodegradable Packaging Material for the Food Industry, Tripathi, S. K. Srivastava, and Ajay Yadav
Bionanocomposites and Their Potential Applications in Food Packaging, C. Anandharamakrishnan and Usha Kiran Kolli
Bio Based Nanocomposites: Prospects in Green Packaging Applications,.Prodyut Dhar, Umesh Bhardwaj, and Vimal Katiyar
Edible Films and Coatings for Packaging Applications, Rungsinee Sothornvit
Barrier Properties of Natural Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites: An Overview, Jini Varghese
A View on Eco-Friendly Natural Fibers for Packaging, Saravana Bavan D and Mohan Kumar G C
Environment Friendly Packaging Plastics, Vimal Katiyar, Neelima Tripathi, Rahul Patwa, Prakash Kotecha
Environmental Friendly Microbial Polymers, Polyhydroxyalkanoates (Phas) for Packaging and Biomedical Applications, P. P. Kanekar, S. O. Kulkarni, S. S. Nilegaonkar, S. S. Sarnaik, P. R. Kshirsagar, M. Ponraj, and S. P. Kanekar
An Outlook on Water Absorption Properties of Chitosan Based Polymer Films, Christy Philip
Rubber Nanocomposites for Packaging Applications, Jini Varghese
Properties of Plastics for Packaging Applications, Vimal Katiyar, Surendra S. Gaur, Akhilesh K. Pal, and Amit Kumar
Interaction Phenomena Between Packaging and Product, Boussad Abbès, Fazilay Abbès, and Ying-Qiao Guo
Modified Atmosphere Packaging of Food, Sanjaya K Dash
Application of Modified Atmosphere Packaging for Extension of Shelf-Life of Food Commodities, S. D. Deshpande
Conductive Polymers for Packaging Applications, S. B. Kondawar
Active and Intelligent Packaging, Panuwat Suppakul

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