Chicken feathers as it appear and have expelled to be a magnificently practical matter. Surrounded by other equipment, researchers have found they create for immense circuit boards and cheap, proficient storage tanks for hydrogen. Now it turns out they could also be used to generate biodegradable, petroleum-free plastics.
Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln pronounce that the protein keratin in chickenfeather is very sturdy and tough, as well as the actuality that so loads of them end up as unexploited squander, is what makes them such an alluring substance.
When building the plastic, the scientists heat-treated the feathers to sparkling them and then crushed them into a fine powder. Later on chemicals are added to make the keratin molecules connect collectively into extended chains and generate a polymer.
The final product comes out as plastic was much stronger than other bio -plastics made of soy beans or starch and it bears to water. The material is a thermoplastic which appearances can be changed with heat and that can be used to mold it into diverse products and can be melted and reshaped as per requirement for many times.
It could be used for plastic plates and cups or even furniture and when those things are no longer exploitable, the plastic is biodegradable.
Future is really bright for Chicken and its feathers, jokes apart for second and think there will be less pollution.
Now no more burning of plastics nor dumping it in anywhere where people just burn it which defiantly causes air pollution. People should be thankful to Chicken who are going to be more helpful apart from eating them. PETA and other group will atleast be happy that Chicken usefulness has been found in such a good manner.
If chicken feathers takes up the place of plastics in long run we will have good amount of things which will be cheap and affordable even for poor people.
Many things can be made from chicken feathers as an alternative to plastics, I mean the products which are mad from plastics can now be made of chicken feathers. Sounds really good for people of world.