International Journal of Polymer Science / 2015 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Biodegradable Films Based on Gelatin and Montmorillonite Produced by Spreading

Table 3

Glass transition temperatures, enthalpy, and fusion temperature for nanocomposites prepared with 5 g of gelatin/100 g of NFS and different MMT concentrations and stored under 58% of RH.

MMT (g of montmorillonite/100 g of gelatin)Glass transition temperatureEnthalpy (J/g)Fusion temperature (°C)
(°C) (°C)

First scan
 0−74.3 ± 1.2a43.1 ± 1.0a20.0 ± 0.6a66.8 ± 0.6a
 5−73.8 ± 2.2a45.7 ± 0.5ab20.6 ± 0.5a69.1 ± 0.4a
 10−75.3 ± 1.1a45.8 ± 1.3b17.7 ± 1.3b68.9 ± 1.0a
Second scan
 0−74.2 ± 3.8a31.5 ± 1.5a
 5−75.7 ± 2.2a33.6 ± 1.3a
 10−74.3 ± 4.0a32.0 ± 2.3a

Values with different characters differ significantly in the same column ().

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