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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Comparative Study Of Processing Methods For Starch/gelatin Films.
Author: Fakhouri, Farayde M
Costa, Daryne
Yamashita, Fábio
Martelli, Silvia M
Jesus, Rodolfo C
Alganer, Katlen
Collares-Queiroz, Fernanda P
Innocentini-Mei, Lucia H
Abstract: In this work, the influence of processing methods on the properties of starch/gelatin films plasticized with glycerol and sorbitol is reported. Four different processing techniques: casting; pressing; pressing followed by blowing and extrusion followed by blowing were evaluated. Bioplastics prepared by casting were homogeneous and transparent with lower opacity and water vapor permeability (WVP) values when compared to films prepared by other techniques. Among the cast films studied, those with 3% lipophilic starch, in 1:1 proportions and plasticized with sorbitol, showed lower WVP values and higher tensile strength (TS). Films obtained by pressing and blowing showed little expansion during blow, had cracks in the surface, low TS and higher WVP. These films were the only samples to show crystallinity as determined by thermal analysis and X-ray diffraction. In conclusion, different processing techniques have significantly affected the properties of these films.
Subject: Gelatin
Materials Testing
Citation: Carbohydrate Polymers. v. 95, n. 2, p. 681-9, 2013-Jun.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2013.03.027
Date Issue: 2013
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