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Table 4 DSC Results for PCL, PLA and their blends

From: Antifouling coating based on biopolymers (PCL/ PLA) and bioactive extract from the sea cucumber Stichopus herrmanni

Sample \({\Delta H}_{c}\)(J/g) \({\Delta H}_{m}\)(J/g) Tc(oC) Tm(oC) \({X}_{c}\)
PCL 58.75 − 70.21 30 64 43.2
PLA − 34.8 167
PCL 90%/PLA 10% 43.09* − 49.72* 29.5* 63* 39.60*
PCL 80%/PLA 20% 40.25* − 43.05* 28* 63* 42.28*
  1. *These values are for PCL of the blends