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Polylactic acid or PLA has become one of the most popular materials due to it being produced economically from 100% renewable resources. Its antibacterial and flame retardant qualities make it great for many applications and industries such as apparel, furniture, medical materials, 3D printing, agricultural, and more.

Benefits of PLA Nonwoven Fabrics

Environmentally friendly

PLA is 100% renewable, biodegradable, and non-toxic. When burned or buried in soil, it does not produce toxic gas, rather it decomposes completely into carbon dioxide and water which will not pollute the environment. PLA nonwovens are made from PLA resin or fibers which are produced from bioplastics derived from natural sources like starch and sugar.

Strong yet soft like traditional nonwovens

PLA fibers are very durable due to its 95% crimp resilience which is better than any other chemical fiber on the market. While being very strong, this textile remains soft to the touch making it comfortable yet long-lasting. Great Lakes Filters can develop fabrics to mimic traditional nonwovens and replace them with a sustainable PLA nonwoven fabric.

Useful in Many Industries
  • Medical & Healthcare
  • Fashion & Apparel
  • Home Textiles
  • Agricultural & Gardening
  • Packaging Materials

Contact Great Lakes Filters today for your PLA nonwoven fabrics.

PLA is a sustainable, compostable material that replaces petroleum based Non-Wovens for Medical PPE, Furniture, Filtration, Packaging, Industrial, andCommercial use. PLA is a sustainable material, the base resin is derived from corn and is degradable and biocompostable. It has a very attractive biocompatibility profile and is resorbable and safe in terms of cytotoxicity versus synthetic fibers.

PLA Meltblown Non-Woven

  • Material produced in ISO-Certified US based manufacturing facilities
  • Roll testing and lot certification of compliance utilizing ATI 100X salt penetration.
    • Penetration: ≤ 30% and Resistance: < 5 mmH2O (Equates to 98% or better BFE/PFE)
    • Average GSM: 30
    • Tested at 32 L/min with 0.075µm particle size o
    • Default product width is 175mm, other sizes and weight available upon request.
    • MOQ is 5,000 kg

PLA Spunbond Non-Woven

  • Material produced in ISO-Certified US based manufacturing facilities
  • GSM 30 to 100 GSM
  • Multiple colors available
  • Customer rolls sizes
  • MOQ is 5,000 kg
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