PIN FRs act as indoor air improver

PIN FRs act as indoor air improver

Mineral nitrogen FR flame retardants in wood function as indoor air purifier, removing oxygen ions. The natural mineral tourmaline (an acyclic silicate containing metals such as Na, Ca, K, Mg, Fe, Al, Li) and KH550 (a silane: 3-aminopropyl-triethoxysilane) were vacuum...
Phosphorus FRs and smoke toxicity.

Phosphorus FRs and smoke toxicity.

Lab tests of six aryl phosphate FRs in PC/ABS show reduced fire hazard but increased smoke emission and fire gas toxicity. Six different aryl phosphate PIN FRs (TPP, CDP, RDP, BTPP, BDP and Sol-DP) were tested at 10% w/w loading in 8:1 PC/ABS, with also PTFE anti-drip...
17th Fire Resistance in Plastics Conference 2022

17th Fire Resistance in Plastics Conference 2022

This Special Issue of the pinfa Newsletter summarises the 17th Fire Resistance in Plastics Conference 2022 (AMI FRiP) that has taken place in Cologne on 28-30 November 2022. The conference brought together some 150 participants from 22 countries, mainly from industry...
Delivering fire safety for end-use applications

Delivering fire safety for end-use applications

Patricia Lamouche, Hager Group Flame retardants are essential for Hager to ensure fire safety and to respect applicable product standards. Access to full chemical data on all molecules in plastics compositions is a priority to support Hager’s sustainability roadmap...