Flame Retardants

UK materials distributor, Abbey Polymers, has announced the availability of an “interesting” new compound designed for applications in railway carriage interiors where the new norm EN45545 applies. more

Aug 25, 2016 3:37 PM Materials

SONGWON will be launching its new stabiliser for XPS containing new polymeric flame retardants at the upcoming AMI Masterbatch conference in Cologne, Germany, this week. more

Jun 8, 2015 3:20 PM Materials

The world’s largest bromine producer, ICL-IP, unveiled new science-based assessment tool, SAFR, to use with all flame retardants at Chinaplas 2015. more

May 28, 2015 1:55 PM Industry News

The European Flame Retardants Association (EFRA) has reported “significant achievements” in reducing potential emissions of brominated flame retardants (BFRs) with the publication of its 10-year anniversary progress report. more

May 7, 2015 2:41 PM Industry News

Gabriel-Chemie has developed an HBCD-free flame retardant concentrate for use in foam insulation boards made of extruded polystyrene (XPS), more than six months before the cutoff date for use of HBCD flame retardants in Europe. more

Apr 27, 2015 4:07 PM Materials

Does FR imply fire resistance?

Remember, remember the 5th November...this month, polymer expert and technical blog author, Dr Charlie Geddes, discusses fire, flames and smoke. more

Nov 1, 2013 2:32 PM Materials Blog

Leicester students are aiming to make polystyrene more fire resistant using genetically modified bacteria – creating a new, safer fire retardant. more

Jul 10, 2013 2:58 PM Materials

Fireproof, an ITRI innovation service, has announced new developments in fire-retardant polymer technologies for automotive applications. more

May 3, 2013 3:11 PM Materials

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