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Halfway to Technical Stereocomplex PLA Products - an Arduous Path to a Breakthrough

: Tarkhanov, Evgueni; Lehmann, André; Menrath, Andreas


Macromolecular materials and engineering 305 (2020), No.12, Art. 2000417, 6 pp.
ISSN: 1438-7492
ISSN: 1439-2054
Journal Article
Fraunhofer ICT ()
Fraunhofer IAP ()
fibers; melt spinning; process development; stereocomplex PLA; biopolymers

Stereocomplexation of the biopolymer polylactic acid offers an excellent opportunity for the production of bio-based products, which can be utilized in technical applications due to their thermal and mechanical properties. This article deals with the current prospects of cost-efficient processing from the molten state while highlighting the scientific progress and the useful research approaches required to meet this goal.