Where There’s Fire, Brominated Flame Retardants Are Up to the Task

Stop and look around you. Chances are that at least one of the things you see that is made from thermosets and thermoplastics is treated with a brominated flame retardant (BFR). This includes ordinary items like electronic equipment, appliances, extension cords and u[…]

3 Methods for Flame Retardant Systems

3 Methods for Flame Retardant Systems — And How They Differ

Flame retardants are essential to slowing the spread of fire or preventing a fire from occurring in the first place. Since the 1970s, they have been used in many consumer and industrial products to minimize destruction to property and loss of life. Flame retardants a[…]

Improving Flame Retardant Properties with BrightSun™ Antimony Oxide

BrightSun™ antimony oxide is widely used in applications as a fire retardant. It’s found in many items used daily, from electrical components and textiles to adhesives and coatings. By itself, antimony oxide has no flame retardant properties. However, when you combin[…]

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