New elastomers meet railway fire-safety standards
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BORFLEX® Cafac-Bajolet, France, has introduced three halogen-free flame retardant (HFFR) elastomers achieving the new European railway fire-safety standard EN45545. Flametsop® 701, 702 and 703 offer HL1, 2 or 3 respectively for R23 and R24 and T01, T10.03 and T12. Flamestop® 701 and 702 also pass ASTM E662, ASTM C1166 and SMP 800-C.
The elastomers are easily extrudable and moldable and are adapted to applications requiring high levels of safety and functionality, such as door or window seals, gaskets and sensitive edges.