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flame retardant

[′flām ri‚tärd·ənt]
(chemical engineering)
A substance that can suppress, reduce, or delay the propagation of a flame through a polymer material; may be inserted chemically into the polymer molecule or blended in after polymerization.
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Sony aims to promote the recycling of resources and contribute to a lower environmental impact on society by widely offering these varieties of SORPLAS outside the Sony Group, at approximately the same price as conventional flame-retardant polycarbonate plastic.
Produces a proprietary line of polyolefin flame-retardant compounds and concentrates serving wire & cable, molding and extrusion markets.
The flame-retardant coating was originally developed for the application of achieving enhanced fire resistance in load-bearing plastic.
Since 2008, China's halogen-free modified plastics industry has become large-scale, and the demand for the halogen-free flame-retardant market has seen a qualitative change.
Proprietary line of polyolcfin flame-retardant compounds and concentrates serving wire & cable, molding and extrusion markets.
Flame-retardant masterbatches are often custom-for-mulated to match the molecular structure and melt viscosity of the base resin.
Zinc hydroxystannate and zinc stannate flame-retardant and smoke-suppressant additives for use in conjunction with chlorine or bromine.
Firemaster is available in pellet form, which offers good flow for better processability and increased efficiency with flame-retardant synergists.
Market Overview II-2 Regulations Set a Blazing Trail for Flame Retardants II-2 Benign Compounds: Growth Spurred by Health Concerns II-3 Device Miniaturization Offers Opportunities for Flame Retardants in Electronics and Electrical Industry II-3 Transport Market Zooming Ahead II-3 Construction Sector - Major Demand Determinant II-3 Flame-Retardant Treated Wood II-3 Innovative FR chemistries gave a Fillip to the Industry II-4 Plastics in Electronics Hikes Demand for Flame Retardants II-5 Safety Standards Keep Flame Retardants on the Growth Path II-5 Europe Tilts towards Halogen-Free Flame Retardant Chemicals II-5
Alumina trihydrates for use as flame-retardant and smoke-suppressant fillers in rubber and plastics.
Thus the plastic portions of circuitry increasingly need to contain flame-retardant additives.
Flame-retardant Flexible Noryl resins for wire coating do not contain halogens, allowing them to comply with some of the strictest environmental labeling schemes in the world, including the European Union's Ecolabel and Germany's "Blue Angel.