Biodegradable Fibers Made from Truly-Biodegradable Thermoplastics

  • Masatsugu Mochizuki
  • Matsuo Hirami

Abstract

The term “biodegradable fibers” has different meanings for different people. In this review, this term is used to refer widely to fibers which will degrade in biological environment, including any environment where in vivo or in vitro biological or biochemical processes are occurring, regardless of the degradation mechanisms.

Keywords

Draw Ratio Hydroxy Acid Biodegradable Plastic Aliphatic Polyester Chemical Hydrolysis 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Masatsugu Mochizuki
    • 1
  • Matsuo Hirami
    • 1
  1. 1.Research & Development CenterUnitika Ltd.Uji-Shi, Kyoto 611Japan

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