Huber is a global supplier of non-halogen fire retardant
additives including ATH, magnesium hydroxide (MDH) and engineered molybdate compounds for a variety of consumer, electrical and industrial applications, including reinforced plastics, engineering thermoplastics, rubber, carpet backing, cast polymer, coatings, roofing, adhesives, high-voltage insulators and wire and cable insulating and jacketing.
Jerry Bertram, vice president and general manager of Huber's fire retardant
additives business unit, commented, "This acquisition gives Huber the opportunity to work in a new category with nitrogen and phosphorus flame retardants, and we believe the synergistic benefits and value between Satire and many of our current products will be advantageous for customers.
Our complete fire retardant
product lines should compete favorably with other competitors, because Flameret's(TM) fire retardants
are highly effective and - non-toxic.
As some fire retardants
for wood are also catalysts that can cause wood degradation, especially at elevated temperature and humidity conditions, it is important to determine the mechanical properties of fire retardant
-treated wood after a long exposure to such conditions.
Geological Survey's Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, found long-term fire retardants
to be "very toxic to aquatic organisms including algae, aquatic invertebrates and fish.
They drop water, not fire retardant
, so it does little good to drop in advance of the flames, and their speed and wide drop pattern means they don't work as well as helicopters in supporting crews on the fire line.
5) Environmental Working Group, News Release, "Toxic Fire Retardants
Found in Women's Breast Milk," Sept.
Our unique, patented array of fire retardant
products will help protect, and save, lives and the fact that a prestigious site like SmallCapEquities.
Huber Engineered Materials (HEM) is renaming its Alumina Trihydrate (ATH) business unit Fire Retardant
Dricon[R] fire retardant
treated wood, made with fire retardant
chemicals from Arch Wood Protection, Inc.
Elk Technologies' VersaShield brand of fire barrier fabrics offers manufacturers several fire retardant
color) An air tanker drops a load of fire retardant
along the hillsides of Green Valley whiel fighting a blaze started by a construction crew.