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Chapter 12

Study of the Relationship Between Flammability and Melt Rheological Properties of Flame-Retarded Poly(Butylene Terephthalate) Containing Nanoclays

Recent studies on a new class of flame retardant (FR) systems that contain nanoclay and conventional FR microparticles have shown that the threshold concentration of FR required to achieve acceptable levels of flame retardancy can be significantly reduced in the presence of nanoclay. Bourbigot et al...
Print publication date: 03 Dec 2008
Copyright year: 2009
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-149-7
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-921-0