flame retardant


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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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The global flame retardants market is projected to reach USD 12.
It will be possible in the future to manufacture insulation materials with this flame retardant that meet class B1 specifications under German standards (schwerentflammbar:" difficult to ignite) and Class E under European standards.
Asia-Pacific is the worldwide largest sales market for flame retardants, with China single-handedly consuming almost one quarter of total production.
Emerald Innovation 3000 flame retardant is said to offer producers of expanded polystyrene and extruded polystyrene (EPS and XPS) a polymeric flame retardant that has become the sustainable product of choice in the transition from hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD).
The firm has developed a family of special halogenated TPE systems that should be suitable for various applications requiring stringent flame retardant performance requirements like UL 94V0.
SFR 100 high-viscosity silicone fluid may be used as a flame retardant in polyolefins and needs no antimony oxide when compounded properly with a Group 11A metal organic salt and other ingredients.
Lot 1 4000 Set underwear flame retardant summer, consisting of top and pants andLot 2 4000 Set underwear flame retardant winter, consisting of top and pants.
Flame retardant chemicals find major use in different end-user industries.
Great Lakes Solutions is engaged in safe and cost-efficient flame retardant products and solutions and brominated performance products and a business of Chemtura Corporation (NYSE Euronext:CHMT).
Exolir AP 760 is particularly suitable for PP and PE, meeting UL94 V-0 flame retardant specifications.