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Innovation on Flame Retardants Channel
Severe regulations have pushed the need for innovations in Flame Retardants. Halogen-free Flame Retardants have already brought a first answer to these requirements, but they are required to be added at higher levels and hence lowering polymer properties. Experts are now talking about hybrid systems composed of Flame Retardants & nano-fillers.

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Aug 2, 2019 | Product News

BYK to Highlight Flame Retardant Synergist at K 2019 Show

BYK will showcase BYK-MAX CT 4260, a flame-retardant synergist for halogen-free flame-retardant thermoplastics as well as to improve the physical and barrier properties in thermoplastic compounds...

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Jul 24, 2019 | Product News

Tolsa at K 2019: To Declare Expansion of ADINS® Flame Retardant Synergist Line

Tolsa has launched an extension of its ADINS® range of flame-retardant additives for PP, PVC, rubber polymer systems, and silicones. Tolsa will highlight the new materials at the K 2019 exhibition...

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Jul 23, 2019 | Industry News

A New Way to Turn Chicken Feathers into High-performing Fire Retardant

Researchers at the University of Auckland have developed a rapid and simple way to chemically modify the keratinous fibers of both wool and chicken feathers, and convert them into a flame retardant...

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Jul 16, 2019 | Product News

LANXESS to Present FRs, Reinforcing Agents & more at K 2019

At K 2019, LANXESS will be presenting two flame retardants for rigid polyisocyanurate (PIR) foam. It will also be showcasing new aramid-fiber-reinforced masterbatches from the Rhenogran P91-40...

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Jul 3, 2019 | Industry News

Decabromodiphenyl Ether Market to Reach USD 430 Mn by 2025 - Global Market Insights

The Decabromodiphenyl Ether Market to grow to over USD 430 million by 2025. Rising demand for additive flame retardants is likely to boost the market size. These materials offer delay ignition which...

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May 20, 2019 | Product News

AnHui Estone Materials Technology to Launch FR Grades & Silica at CHINAPLAS 2019

AnHui Estone Materials Technology Co., Ltd will launch Inorganic nano-powder flame retardant, suitable for low-smoke halogen-free cable materials, can effectively reduce the total heat release at...

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May 14, 2019 | Product News

Oceanchem to Showcase Brominated and Phosphorus-based FRs at CHINAPLAS 2019

Oceanchem Group will showcase its range of Brominated flame retardants meant for various applications and products at CHINAPLAS 2019. Oceanchem Group offers the most comprehensive range of...

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May 7, 2019 | Industry News

FRX Polymers & Yoo-Point Group to Develop Halogen-free FR-based Emulsions for PU Foam

FRX Polymers has announced a joint development agreement with China’s Yoo-Point Group for the production of flame retardants containing water-based emulsions which contain FRX Polymers’ Nofia®...

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Apr 19, 2019 | Industry News

Hands Help Spread FRs and Plasticizers Throughout Indoors

Researchers report that hands play a central role in transferring OPEs and other flame retardants and plasticizers throughout the indoor environment. To the researchers’ surprise, all indoor...

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Apr 17, 2019 | Industry News

BSEF Shows Concern for Proposed Ban on Halogenated Flame Retardants in Electronics

BSEF, the International Bromine Council, has significant concerns over the proposed ban on halogenated flame retardants (HFRs) in the enclosures and stands of electronic displays contained within an...

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