PHOTO & VIDEO
pinfa-AIMPLAS workshop: Recyclability, sustainability and future trends of Fire-retarded plastics
4 April 2019, Valencia | 17 photos
DESIGN FOR FIRE SAFETY IN GREENER ELECTRONICS
Pinfa North America workshop, May 2019 (San Jose, California)
PINFA 10th ANNIVERSARY
RECYCLING OF HALOGEN-FREE FLAME RETARDED PLASTICS
Recycling of flame-retarded polymers is a challenge that pinfa has been actively addressing with Fraunhofer LBF and FGK. The work undertaken with our partners will improve the potential of PIN flame retardants for circular economy.
INTRODUCTION TO FLAME RETARDANTS
WHY FLAME RETARDANTS ?
Several questions are asked about flame retardants:
- Why Flame retardants ?
- What do they do for the fire safety ?
- Are they useful ?
- Are they sustainable chemicals?
This short video is aimed at providing some answers.
Why seconds count, showing the rapid growth and spread of fire in a typical furnished home
(International Association of Fire Fighters IAFF)
Room fire flashovers
(National Citizen Corps, US National Institute of Standards and Technology)
With and without flame retardants: fire safety comparison of two sofas
UK (flame retarded) and Netherlands (not flame retarded, NL with English subtitles), Kassa TV
Comparative burning test of 2 sofas
(UK Fire safety regs compliant and not)
Furniture Without Flame Retardants
(US National Institute of Standards and Technology)
Open Flame Testing For Upholstered Furniture
US National Fire Protection Association 2013
Fire retardant fabric tests & fire safety video
US National Fire Protection Association
Burning Questions, EU ENFIRO project
alternative flame retardants
Importance of flame retardants in electronics, Michael Roth
BASF, SKZ 2014 (in German)
Flame retardants & fire safety
Television sets with (Philips) and without (Thomson) flame retardants – burn test by Berlin fire service
Spread of fire: comparison of room fires between legacy and modern furnishings