Table 3: Flexural and impact properties of PHBV composites.

SamplesFlexural modulus (MPa)Flexural strength (MPa)Impact strength (KJ/m2)

Neat PHBV1280 ± 12028.2 ± 1.10.85 ± 0.15
40 wt.% kef3605 ± 23016.7 ± 4.02.25 ± 0.32
60 wt.% kef4020 ± 37014.1 ± 3.51.70 ± 0.10