DURABIO™ is a bio-based polycarbonate resin derived mainly from plant-based isosorbide. Compared with conventional polycarbonate resin (hereafter abbreviated PC resin) made from bisphenol A (hereafter abbreviated BPA), DURABIO™ features high transparency, excellent optical properties, and outstanding scratch resistance. Its puncture impact behaviour are comparable to those for PC resin.
DURABIO™ is a plant-derived polymer but is not biodegradable. It has excellent durability, making possible its deployment in a wide variety of applications such as for optical ・energy related components, a substitute for high-performance glass components, as well as for electronic equipment ・ automotive housings ・ interior and exterior decor.
Polybutylene succinate (PBS) is the biodegradable plastic that decomposes into water and carbon dioxide with the microorganism under the soil. PBS has a high heat resistance among the general biodegradablility resin, and PBS has high compatibility with a fiber. Using these goodness, it's possible to achieve the performance which can't be shown by itself as the compound with other resin and material.duct life cycle.