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.
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