Produced by Evonik, VESTAMID® Terra is a new group of polyamides based on renewable raw materials. As an official distributor FKuR markets and sells Evonik's full range of biobased polyamides worldwide. VESTAMID® Terra is manufactured from the the castor bean (Ricinus Communis) and its oil derivatives. This is then synthesized into monomers and forms the basis of the VESTAMID® Terra product range. These Biopolyamides are long-lasting, durable high-performance polymers which can be used in a variety of technically demanding applications.

 

VESTAMID® Terra material is typically processed using injection molding and extruded to produce fibres and films. Currently there are three product lines available within this new group of polyamides:

VESTAMID TERRA PRODUCT BROCHURE

VESTAMID TERRA TECHNICAL BROCHURE

VESTAMID TERRA LCA BROCHURE

Applications Bio-Flex:

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Advantages of Bio-Flex:

Certified biodegradable and compostable according to EN 13432 and ASTM D 6400 (depending on grade)

Properties similar to standard thermoplastics (e.g. ABS, PS)

High heat resistance meeting UL 94 HB standard requirements

Processable on standard production equipment

Recyclable (in-house, e.g. sprues or scrap)

Food Approved to EC Directives and FDA (depending on grade)

Suitable for toys (EN 71-3)

AVAILABLE GRADES