Posted on 10/10/2016 in News 32 2016
PIN FR transparent performance polycarbonates

Dow Corning’s new 40-001 liquid additive offers silicone-based PIN flame retardancy for low MFI (melt flow index) transparent polycarbonates.

It enables high clarity, maintains tensile strength and modulus and meets UL94 V-0 fire performance at 1.5 mm pure or 1 mm with synergists in e.g. MFI 3 polycarbonate. Applications included consumer electronics, LED lighting, car light lenses and exterior lighting as well as sheet extrusion. Dow Corning is a global leader in silicones and silicone based technologies and solutions and adheres to the ACC Responsible Care Initiative.

See also pinfa Newsletter n° 61

“Dow Corning Showcases Newest Performance-Enhancing Silicones, Launches New Masterbatch, Delivers Four Presentations at Chinaplas” April 2016 and

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