BioMed Research International / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Fabrication of Microfibrous and Nano-/Microfibrous Scaffolds: Melt and Hybrid Electrospinning and Surface Modification of Poly(L-lactic acid) with Plasticizer

Table 2

Pore parameters and mechanical properties of the PLA microfibers and nano-/microfiber (20/80) composite scaffolds.

SamplePore propertiesMechanical properties
TIV
(mL/g)
APD
(µm)
P  (%)Tensile strength
(gf/mm2)
Elongation break (%)Modulus
(gf/mm2)

PLA microfiber13.344.794.2
PLA/PLA (20/80)
Nano-/microfibers
9.934.591.6
SF/PLA (20/80)
Nano-/microfibers
6.439.295.0

TIV: total intrusion volume.
APD: average pore diameter.
P: porosity.

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