International Journal of Polymer Science / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Protection of Flax/PLLA Biocomposites from Seawater Ageing by External Layers of PLLA

Table 1

Evolution of mechanical properties od neat PLLA after 3 months in seawater.

Ageing temperatureProperty at Property at monthsEvolution of properties (%)

Young’s modulus (MPa)

20°C3823 ±234102 ± 143+7
40°C4956 ± 448+29

Maximal Stress (MPa)

20°C49.6 ±3.942.2 ± 0.9−15
40°C26.2 ± 2.7−48

Break strain (%)

20°C1.4 ±0.11.4 ± 0.10
40°C0.7 ± 0.2−50

We are committed to sharing findings related to COVID-19 as quickly as possible. We will be providing unlimited waivers of publication charges for accepted research articles as well as case reports and case series related to COVID-19. Review articles are excluded from this waiver policy. Sign up here as a reviewer to help fast-track new submissions.