Padanaplast has launched seven new HFFR (halogen free flame retardant) grades of Cogegum® wire and cable compounds, for building and construction (Construction Products Regulation compliant, up to classification B2ca) and for automobile applications (ISO 6722 compliant and T3 – 125°C). Among them, Cogegum® GFR380 offers HFFR conform to marine and railway performance requirements (see pinfa Newsletter n°44). All the compounds are self-extinguishing, low smoke, low gas emission corrosivity and toxicity, as well as offering high performance extrusion characteristics. They are all silane crosslinkable (Sioplas® technology) except one all-thermosplastic HFFR sheathing grade. Padanaplast, based in Roccabianca near Parma, Italy, produces wire and cable compounds since 1971, and is part of the international Finproject group. The group bought Solvay’s cross-linkable compounds including Cogegum® in 2017.
“Padanaplast to Unveil HFFR Technology-based Compounds for Wire 2018”, 14 March 2018 https://omnexus.specialchem.com/news/product-news/padanaplast-new-hffr-compounds-wire-2018-000213826