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Preceramic Polymer Blends as Novel Environmentally Safe Fire Retardants.


pdf icon Preceramic Polymer Blends as Novel Environmentally Safe Fire Retardants. (540 K)
Lichtenhan, J. D.; Gilman, J. W.

U.S. Provisional Patent Application; 8 p. November 1996.

Keywords:

fire retardants; halogens; additives; flammability

Abstract:

This patent describes the use of preceramic inorganic and organometallic polymers as additives and in blends with organic polymers for reducing flammability, i.e., as a fire retardant (FR) for commodity and engineering polymers.