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fire retardant


fire′-re·tar′dant adj.
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Mogul Mopet TCS, a spunbond fabric made from mono-component trilobal filament, has proven itself flame resistant in accordance with BS5852-2 without impregnating fire retardant material into the fabric.
The Martinswerk portfolio is now officially part of the Fire Retardant Additives (FRA) business unit of HEM.
Huber Corporation, has acquired the Satire[TM] nitrogen and phosphorus halogen-free fire retardant technology from Floridienne Group and Catena Additives (a subsidiary of Floridienne).
Bob Smith, Geranium Street Floral manager says: “We are excited to have these new, custom artificial hedge products to offer our customers, and are thrilled we can create them in either fire retardant or non-fire retardant material.
Pro:Com Communication cable protection, a water-swellable and fire retardant cable wrapping tape that provides reliable protection for fiber optic, copper data, and signal cables.
Ashland recognized the need to move away from some more volatile fire-retardant ingredients and developed a new cost-effective chemistry that will better serve the needs of the market," says Thom Johnson, Fire Retardant Composite industry manager, Ashland Performance Materials; he adds that "Properly fabricated laminates made with Hetron FR 650T-20 resin can achieve Class I flame spread rating in ASTM E-84 testing without the use of antimony synergists.
The catalytic charring effect of a fire retardant on wood is a key factor in its efficacy.
Any sealants used for these purposes are required by code to be fire retardant materials to prevent the spread of flames between floors and attics.
Firefighters sometimes add iron oxide to make the fire retardant turn red when applied so they can see where they have already covered.
Among their topics are the combined fire retardant action of phosphonated structures and clay dispersion in epoxy resin, borates as fire retardants in halogen-free polymers, fire-resistant flexible foams, and smoke toxicity in automotive materials.
The fire retardant grade varies from unreinforced to GF10%, 15%, 20%, and 30%, and its forming property is comparable to those of conventional PBT resins.
Virtually all dock seal manufacturers have offered fire retardant fabric and foam components in their dock seals for years.