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Development of High Throughput Methods for Polymer Nanocomposite Research.


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Gilman, J. W.; Davis, R. D.; Nyden, M. R.; Kashiwagi, T.; Shields, J. R.; Demory, W.

New Century of FR Compounding. Fall Conference. Proceedings. Fire Retardant Chemicals Association. October 20-22, 2002, Cleveland, OH, Fire Retardant Chemicals Assoc., Lancaster, PA, 27-45 pp, 2002.

Keywords:

flame retardants; fire retardants; nanocomposites; polymers; flammability; flame spread; heat flux; radiant panel test method; composition (property)

Abstract:

This chapter will present an overview of the development of two high throughput (HT) methods: 1) preparation of formulated polymer libraries using extrusion, 2) screening of flammability properties using flame spread measurements.