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Fire and Polymers : Materials and Solutions for Hazard Prevention - Gordon L. Nelson

Fire and Polymers

Materials and Solutions for Hazard Prevention

By: Gordon L. Nelson (Editor), Charles A. Wilkie (Editor)

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Published: 1st November 2001
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This text represents the state of the art in the field of fire and polymers, with specific emphasis on non-halogen approaches to flame retardancy, including additives and intrinsically fire-retardant polymers (fire-smart polymers). It is divided into six sections: noncomposites, fire-smart polymers, polyurethanes, non-halogen (ecofriendly) flame retardants, halogen flame retardants and assessment and performance of flame retardant polymers.

"[A] world-wide cross-section of topics of current interest in the field ... This volume represents a sound addition to the serios of this name ..."--Polyer News "These 28 papers from the 2001 symposium in Washington, D.C. present current research concerning nanocomposites, fire smart polymers, polyurethanes, non-halogen fire retardants, halogen, and the assessment of the performance of various materials. An abstract is provided for each paper. Numerous graphs, charts, and diagrams are included. Contributors include chemists and material scientists from the United States and Europe."--SciTech Book News "[A] world-wide cross-section of topics of current interest in the field ... This volume represents a sound addition to the serios of this name ..."--Polyer News

Preface 1: Gordon L. Nelson and Charles A. Wilkie: Fire Retardancy in 2001 Nanocomposites 2: Alexander B. Morgan, et al.: Flammability properties of polymer-clay nanocomposites: Polyamide-6 and Polypropylene Clay Nanocomposites 3: Jin Zhu, Fawn Uhl and Charles A. Wilkie: Recent studies on thermal stability and flame retardancy of polystyrene-nanocomposites Fire smart polymers 4: Eli M. Pearce, Edward D. Weil, and Victor Y. Barinov: Fire Smart Polymers 5: Martha K. Williams, et al.: High performance polyimide Foams 6: Xavier Flambard, et al.: Comprehensive study of thermal and fire behavior of para-Aramid and polybenzazole fibers Polyureathanes 7: N. Najafi-Mohajeri, C. Jayakody, and G.L. Nelson: Cone calorimetric analysis of modified polyurethane elastomers and foams with flame-retardant additives 8: G. Camino, et al.: Mechanism of expandable graphite fire retardant action in polyurethanes 9: Yong-Ho Choi, et al.: Synthesis of phosphorus-containing two-component polyurethane coating and evaluation of their flame retardancy Non-halogen Fire Retardants 10: Hongyand Yao and Charles A. Wilkie: Cross-linking of polystyrene by Friedel-Crafts chemistry: a review 11: M. Le Bras and S. Bourbigot: Use of carbonizing polymers as additives for intumescent polymer blends 12: Jiangqi Wang, Ping Wei, and Jianwei Hao: The effect of aluminosilicates on the intumescent ammonium polyphosphate/pentaerythritol flame retardant systems - an X-ray photoelectron spectroscopic study 13: Gy. Marosi, et al.: Role of interface modification in flame-retarded multiphase polyolefin systems 14: Serge Bourbigot, Fabien Carpentier, and Michel Le Bras: Thermal degradation and combustion mechanism of EVA-magnesium hydroxide-zinc borate 15: L. Cartier, et al.: Optimization of processing parameters for fire-retardant polymer-based formulations 16: C. Jama, et al.: Fire retardancy and thermal stability of materials coated by organosilicon thin films using a cold remore plasma process 17: Sergei V. Levchik, Galina F. Levchik, and Elena A. Murashko: Phosphorus-containing fire retardants in aliphatic nylons 18: Kelvin K. Shen: Zinc borates - 30 years of successful development as multifunctional fire retardants 19: Kobie Bisschoff and W.W. Focke: Oxygenated hydrocarbon compounds as flame retardants for polyester fabric Halogen 20: William H. Starnes, Jr., Yun M. Kang, and Lynda B. Payne: Reductive dechlorination of a cycloaliphatic fire retardant by antimony trioxide and nylon 6,6: Implications for the Synergism of Antimony and Chlorine 21: Robert D. Pike, et al.: New copper complexes as potential smoke suppressants for poly(vinyl chloride): Further studies on Reductive Coupling Agents 22: Kenneth Moller, Jukka Lausmaa, and Antal Boldizar: Processing and thermo-oxidative aging of high impact polystyrene containing fire retardant Assessment and performance 23: Marcelo M. Hirschler: Fire performance of organic polymers, thermal decomposition, and chemical composition 24: D. Price, et al.: Studies of chemical behaviour in the different regions of polymer combustion and the influence of flame retardants thereon 25: Ed Metcalfe and John Tetteh: Combustion toxicity and chemometrics 26: Caroline M. Dick, John J. Liggat, Colin E. Snape: Thermal degradation of poly(vinyl acetate): A Solid-State 13C NMR Study 27: B.K. Kandola, A.R. Horrocks, P. Myler, and D. Blair: Thermal characterization of thermoset matrix resins 28: J. H. Koo, et al.: Flammability studies of fire retardant coatings on wood Indexes Author Index Subject Index

ISBN: 9780841237643
ISBN-10: 0841237646
Series: American Chemical Society
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 424
Published: 1st November 2001
Publisher: AMER CHEMICAL SOC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.69
Weight (kg): 0.84