Why TAPIOPLAST® ?
As commonly know that plastic is a big environmental menace, however, there is a better alternative to keep our earth away from the plastic planet. This friendly alternative is “bioplastic” which is made from sustainable sources and naturally decays faster than traditional plastics. However, it is not widely used in plastic manufacturers because bioplastic is expensive compared to conventional plastic.
SMS has developed our thermoplastic starch, TAPIOPLAST® by chemically modified starch structure to have thermoplastic characteristics and more compatibility with plastic resin. Our TAPIOPLAST® at a specific percentage along with PBAT and PLA can be processed by the blown film, injection molding, and thermoforming to make biodegradable products at affordable prices and can be accelerated biodegradation rate of plastic products.
Our TPS, TAPIOPLAST® has been verified the biodegradability test report (ISO 14855-1) from MTEC, Thailand. Download the Letter of Confirmation of Biodegradability of TAPIOPLAST® and Biobased content in TAPIOPLAST® here.
Explore news of TAPIOPLAST® inside the compostable garbage bag through the Thai News Agency here.