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Flame Retardants for Plastics and Textiles : Practical Applications, Hardback Book

Flame Retardants for Plastics and Textiles : Practical Applications Hardback


This updated edition provides an overview of flame retardants that are in commercial use, were recently used, or are in development.

The book is organized polymer-by-polymer and provides a guide to advantages, limitations, and patented and patent-free formulations, with insight into favorable and unfavorable combinations.

The targeted readership is the plastics or textile finish compounder and the plastic additives R&D worker, as well as market development and sales.

This edition contains, besides a compendium of current flame retardants, updated information relevant to performance testing, mode of action, and safety and regulatory aspects.

Industrial or academic researchers will find useful a discussion of unsolved problems with possible new approaches.

Both authors have extended, productive experience in both basic and applied research on a wide range of flame retardancy topics.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 378 pages
  • Publisher: Hanser Gardner Publications
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Fire protection & safety
  • ISBN: 9781569905784


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