Arkema’s HFFR (Halogen Free Flame Retardant) solutions for fire-resistant copolymers are based on ethylene – vinyl acetate or ethylene – acrylate copolymers, with selected mineral flame retardants (ATH or MDH) and coupling agents.
These resins offer easy processing (fluidity), mechanical performance (ageing, softness, flexibility), chemical resistance, compatibility with other polymers, raw materials and fillers as well as printability, sealing and adhesion properties. High levels of fire performance and low smoke emission are achieved. The resins can be used for semi-conductive and strippable semi-conductive cable layers. Cross linking with peroxides, silane or e-beam enables high temperature resistance (e.g. for automotive T3 cables). Other applications include hot melts, adhesions, coatings, films and sheets, foams, solar panel encapsulation and cables.
Evatane by Arkema “HFFR (Halogen Free Flame retardant)” http://www.evatane.com/en/applications/wire-and-cables/hffr/ and brochure