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Table 4 Variation of PLLA elastic modulus with manufacturing method

From: Experimental and computational studies of poly-L-lactic acid for cardiovascular applications: recent progress

Reference Sample shape Manufacture method Elastic modulus (GPa)
Weir et al. (2004) Dog bone Compression moulding 0.62
Grabow et al. (2005) Dog bone Laser cut 2.85
Leenslag et al. (1984) Fibres Dry-spinning / hot-drawing 11.4