Sekisui Alveo launches PIN FR foams

Sekisui Alveo launches PIN FR foams

The specialist in polyolefin foams has launched non-halogenated FR versions of Alveolit TA and TL foams. Sekisui Alveo, Switzerland, is a world leader in cross-linked polyolefin foams, particularly in roll formats, for applications such as transport door seals and...
2-hour fire-rated power cables are PIN

2-hour fire-rated power cables are PIN

Radix launches 600V cable, UL 2196 (2 hours) to ensure system reliability in a fire, using non-halogen flame retardants. The LSZH (low smoke zero halogen) DuraLife® RHH cable and ancillary components achieve 2-hour fire resistance, ensuring functional electrical...
Comparison of PIN FR systems in ABS

Comparison of PIN FR systems in ABS

Various combinations of fourteen different PIN flame retardants were tested for fire performance and smoke emission in ABS. Samples of ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) were injection molded with 20% total loadings of PIN FRs including aluminium diethylphosphinate...
PIN FRs for sustainable construction

PIN FRs for sustainable construction

All The Shapes Tile & Co. eco-friendly material innovation hub, Liverpool, features PIN flame retardant fire-safe timber. ATS’ main showroom will use MEDITE’s flame retardant OSB (orientated strand board) timber panels, using water-based, non-halogenated,...
Natural seaweed boron for fire safety

Natural seaweed boron for fire safety

Researchers propose bio-based “plasterboard” for building, with natural boron PIN fire safety and carbon benefits. Seaweed grows up to 50 cm per day and sequesters nearly 200 million tonnes of carbon annually. It is easy to cultivate and does not compete with food...