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November 17, 2020

New test method for facades underway

Lars Boström, RiSE, at an online webinar, presented progress to finalise the new EU building façade fire test.

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Fire safety in building sustainability labels

A webinar discussed the feasibility of a fire safety rating scheme for buildings based on a safety assessment model. The event was organised by the “European Fire Safety Community”, which is an in...

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Synergist to improve PIN FR thermoplastics

BYK has launched a non-halogenated synergist which improves fire performance, processing and material properties,

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Dietzel Univolt PIN FR “HFT” cable conduits

Innovating in cable conduits since 1938, the Austrian company Dietzel Univolt considers its range of “HFT Next generation” LSF0H (Low Smoke and Flame, Zero Halogen) conduits as a frontrunner in su...

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PIN FR innovation for lithium ion batteries

Scientists have developed low weight, high-safety components to improve lithium ion batteries, using phosphorus PIN FRs.

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PIN FRs strong in alternatives ‘Marketplace’

Nearly forty companies are now offering PIN FRs on ChemSec’s Marketplace for safer alternatives.

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International fire safety standard published

60-page first edition of IFSS “International Fire Safety Standards: Common Principles” was released 1st October 2020.

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Tough new PIN FR polyamides

pinfa member, Lanxess, has developed high strength & rigidity PA6-fibre composites achieving UL94-V0 @ 0,5 mm.

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Mineral based FR synergist for CPR cables

Nabaltec’s new synergist improves processability, ageing and fire performance of ATH-filled LFHFR cables. Low Fire Hazard Fire Resistant cables achieve CPR (EU Construction Products Regulation) crit...

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Webinar: Fire safety and electric vehicles

Organised by pinfa in the European Fire Safety Week, the webinar 19th November 10h-11h30 CET

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EU Chemicals Strategy published

pinfa supports the European Commission’: “safer and more sustainable chemicals are a great economic opportunity”.

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EU consultations

Construction Products Regulation: open to 22nd Dec. 2020. See pinfa Newsletter n°117. https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/have-your-say/initiatives/12458-Review-of-the-Construction-Produ...

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EU R&D funding on wildfires

Call for projects on preventing and fighting wildfires (Horizon 2020) open to 26 January 2021 @17h.

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SCIP database for SVHCs in articles

New EU online database opens for companies to declare SVHCs (substances of very high concern) in articles.

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Canada assesses melamine, TCPP, TDCPP

The Canadian Government has published draft screening assessments of melamine and of the chlorinated FRs TCPP and TDCPP.

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PIN FR fibres for rail standard composites

Integrating TFP’s nonwoven PIN FR fibre mat into epoxy, carbon-fibre epoxy and polyester enables a pass in key elements of EN45545-2.

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High-performance, ultra-insulating polymers

pinfa member BASF has developed new bromine, chlorine and antimony free FR polyamide and polyester solutions for IT, construction, e-mobility.

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Thermally conductive epoxy resins for LEDs

Electrolube has developed thermally conductive PIN flame retardant epoxy resins for LEDs. ER2074 is a white resin which uses PIN flame retardants to achieve UL94-V0 with low smoke and fumes. It is the...

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HFFR compounds for e-vehicle cables

Padanaplast launches PIN flame retardant compound for ultra-flexible, high-voltage e-vehicle battery and powertrain cables.

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PIN FRs reduce smoke emission from wood

Tests show that APP protects wood composites from fire and reduces smoke and zeolites enable further improvement.

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Researching bio-based phosphorus PIN FR

Ground banana peel combined with phytic acid improves fire performance of poly lactic acid.

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Fire testing roof photovoltaics

Roof PV installations show variable fire performance depending on PV unit and roof materials and on installation.

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ATH from secondary materials

Aluminium trihydroxide was produced from anodisation residues and demonstrated as a PIN flame retardant in polyethylene.

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Bismuth – phosphorus nitrogen PIN synergy

A molecule combining bismuth with melamine phosphate shows synergistic fire and smoke reduction in epoxy.

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