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retardant

[ri′tärd·ənt]
(materials)
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In this study appear in the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, researchers examined exposure to a commonly used OPFR, Tris (1,3-dichlorisopropyl) phosphate, known as Tris, and six other flame retardants.
They also explain that flame retardants represent a very "broad range of products with differing characteristics, formulations and intended uses," designed for specific applications that require specific chemical and performance attributes, making it inappropriate to seek to ban a broad class of flame retardant chemicals.
Moreover, with additives from Evonik, the combination of flame retardant and polymer also scores better on all other parameters than a pure ATH polymer mixture.
The most important sales markets for flame retardants are the construction industry and the electrics and electronics industry: Nearly 53 percent of global demand originated in these two segments.
Home furnishings covered by a fire resistant fabric may allow for reduction in the overall amount of fire retardant materials injected into the furnishing's padding and components since the fire source is generally external to the furnishing.
The acquisition marks the fourth and largest addition to HEM's Fire Retardant Additive business in the last five years and is another exciting step in the unit's continued growth.
Huber has now made three acquisitions over the past five years to its fire retardant additives business.
Sony's unique sulfur-based flame retardant achieves flame resistance equivalent to conventional flame-retardant recyclable polycarbonate plastic but with only the tiniest amount of flame retardant - less than 1% of the total mass (or less than one-tenth of conventional flame retardant weight(3)).
Aluminum trihydroxide, or, in short, ATH, remains the most important type of flame retardant nevertheless."
Intumescent flame retardants are widely used in thermoplastic polyester elastomers; however, they are incompatible with polyesters, resulting in poor scratch resistance and scratch-whitening.
Meanwhile, the Si element existed in Si[O.sub.2] aerogel, combined with P or N presented in phosphorus flame retardants, exert a certain synergistic flame retardant and smoke suppression effect [10, 11].