NEWS

15/10/2014

Hyperbranched polymeric PIN flame retardants

Hyberbranched polymeric phosphorus-based PIN flame retardants have been researched as an innovative fire safety solution for a range of polymers. The hyperbranched poly(phosphoesther)s (hbPPEs) are sy...

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15/10/2014

LEONI uses PolyOne PIN FR ECCOHTM in cables

LEONI Special Cables GmbH has adopted ECCOH™ low smoke and fume, non-halogen (LSFOH) flame retardant polymers from PolyOne to improve durability and function of specialist communications cables for...

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15/10/2014

Nabaltec recognised for environment and consumer safety

Nabaltec, pinfa member and producer of (inorganic) PIN flame retardants has been recognised by the Bavarian State Environment and Consumer Protection for contributing to sustainable development, throu...

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15/10/2014

Other news

“New” brominated FRs: a review paper, based on 130 reference studies, assesses the ecotoxicology and biodegradability of 11 brominated flame retardants, proposed as substitutes for now restricted...

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15/10/2014

Phosphorus flame retardants eliminated in incinerators

Tests using a pilot-scale incinerator comparable to a municipal waste incinerator with flue gas cleaning showed that dioxin and furan emissions from wastes containing 1% of four different phosphorus f...

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15/10/2014

PIN fire-safety treatment for textiles

Turning Star’s ‘Flame Guardian’ flame retardants are halogen-free saturant and coating treatments for construction, interior applications and timber, with specific formulations adapted to natura...

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15/10/2014

pinfa responds to UK furniture fire safety consultation

pinfa has responded to the current consultation (open to 7th October 2014) on modification of the UK furniture fire safety regulations. pinfa reminds that studies carried out for the UK government (BI...

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15/10/2014

Polymers in electronics (E&E)

A short video extract of the SKZ “Polymers in E&E applications” conference 2014 can be seen online (in German) Michael Roth, Technical Manager for Thermoplastics, BASF emphasises the impo...

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15/10/2014

Reactive PIN FR for building insulation foam

Johns Manville (JM) has launched a phosphorus-based PIN polymer modifier for polyisocyanurate building insulation foams. The phosphonate PIN polymer modifier used is reactive, that is it reacts with t...

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