Glass transition temperature of thermoplastic starches
More details
Hide details
Food Process Engineering Department, University of Agriculture, Doświadczalna 44, 20-236 Lublin, Poland
Int. Agrophys. 2005, 19(3): 237-241
Thermoplastic starch was produced by mixing potato starch and glycerol in a single screw extruder. The glass transition temperatures of the materials obtained were measured by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). Both the influence of extruder parameters and material parameters, such as moisture and glycerol content and amyloses/amylopectine ratio were investigated. Repeated extrusion cycles affect the glass transition temperature only to a very small extent.
Journals System - logo
Scroll to top