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1

What is plasticizer used for?

It's added to change natural material properties and it makes a material easier to process.

2

What is filler used for?

It's added to replace polymer and it's a cost reduction measure to make production costs cheaper.

3

What are stabilizers used for?

To stop deteriorating over time due to heat, UV light or biodegradation.

4

What is bio-batch used for?

To make thermo polymers biodegradable in less than 5 years.