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Chapter 20

Synergistic Flame Retardant Copolymeric Polyacrylonitrile Fibres Containing Dispersed Phyllosilicate Clays and Ammonium Polyphosphate

Of all the conventional fibres, acrylics are among the most flammable compared with the cellulosics cotton, flax and viscose in terms of representative limiting oxygen index (LOI) measurements. Commercial acrylic fibres are long-chain polymers composed of at least 85% by weight of the monomer acrylo...
Print publication date: 03 Dec 2008
Copyright year: 2009
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-149-7
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-921-0