Catalogue-based solutions

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With our catalogue-based services you get control over your plastic material: we make it, we improve it, we show how to degrade it, and we let you understand it by our specialised analysis methods. And to connect your wildest plastic dreams with reality: we fish it out from our Bioplastics Library! A match made in heaven?

Unit operations

Make your material

Improve your material

Degrade your material

Polymerization of materials from gram to ton-scale 

  • up to 1-kg: Laboratory
  • up to 100-kg: Pilot
  • up to 1000-kg: Demo

Upgrading of materials from gram to ton-scale

  • Material derivatization
  • Viscosity fine tuning
  • Masterbatch (ecological additives)

Degradation of your material

  • Enrich, isolate and sequence microorganisms degrading your material
  • Screen the behavior of your material under degradation conditions
  • Degradation pathway elucidation

Required characteristics of your material

  • Thermomechanical properties (softening point, crystallinity, E-modulus, tensile strength,…)
  • Viscosity measurement (per polymer class)
  • Determination of contaminants (toxics, leaching)
  • Stability (heat, UV, solvents, salts, biofilms)
  • Composition (chemical, elementary, inorganic fraction)
  • Extractables (amount, type)

Material analytics

Understand your material

B4Plastics Bioplastics Library

Fish out your material

Quick match your material challenge with the B4Plastics in-house Bioplastics Library.

Ready to challenge the future, together?

We are constantly looking for new challenges to redefine the composition of plastic and aiming for a sustainable future. Together, B4Plastics is on a mission.

R&D Service Center

Develop your new plastic

Biopolymer Production & Sales Center

Get to know our unique biobased and biodegradable polymers

Licensing House

Produce Biomaterials In-house

Bioproducts webshop

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