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01/02/2019

Marmon Innovation

Dan Masakowski, Marmon Innovation presented development of new materials and their testing to meet demanding fire safety and smoke emission standards for cables for railway and metro control cables. N...

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01/02/2019

Marmon Innovation

Dan Masakowski notes the overall trend towards zero halogen, low smoke cables, in many applications, although this is moving faster in Europe than in the USA. A key driver in this trend is the low cor...

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01/02/2019

iPool

Marco Badalassi, iPool summarised trends in cables flame retardancy. The EU Construction Products Regulation brings new requirements for smoke density, non dripping and smoke acidity. Developments to...

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01/02/2019

Flame retardants and polymer recycling

A panel discussion on recycling was organised by pinfa, with Raquel Llorens Chiralt, AIMPLAS, Kathrin Lehmann, Evonik and Rudolf Pfaendner, Fraunhofer, chaired by Adrian Beard, President of pinfa. Th...

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01/02/2019

MGG Polymers

Arthur Schwesig, MGG Polymers presented the company’s activities as an ‘urban miner’ of waste materials, specialised in post-consumer E&E wastes. Recycling is complex, because E&E wastes...

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01/02/2019

Fraunhofer LBF

Rudolf Pfaendner, Fraunhofer LBF presented investigations into oxymides as a possible new class of PIN flame retardant synergist, acting in the gas phase by releasing radicals which quench oxygen. The...

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01/02/2019

MateriaNova Belgium

Fouad Laoutid, MateriaNova Belgium presented testing of industrial plasma technology for coating different materials with flame retardants. Such technology is today widely used in industry, for exampl...

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01/02/2019

University of Lille

Fabienne Samyn, University of Lille presented testing of innovative PIN flame retardant solutions for polyamide (PA6). Guanidine sulfamate, which can be derived from bio-sourced DNA in food processing...

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01/02/2019

University of Lille

Séverine Bellayer, University of Lille presented research into substitution of SVHC (substances of very high concern) brominated flame retardants in flexible polyurethane foams by sol-gel surface app...

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