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The Potential Use of Polymer-Clay Nanocomposites in Food Packaging

  • Sudip Ray , Siew Young Quek , Allan Easteal and Xiao Dong Chen

With today's advancement in nanotechnology, Polymer-Clay Nanocomposite has emerged as a novel food packaging material due to its several benefits such as enhanced mechanical, thermal and barrier properties. This article discusses the potential use of these polymer composites as novel food packaging materials with emphasis on preparation, characterization, properties, recent developments and future prospects.

Published Online: 2006-11-18

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