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Synonyms for retardant

any agent that retards or delays or hinders

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ClickPress, Wed Feb 21 2018] The Global Low Smoke Halogen Free Flame Retardant Polypropylene (PP) Market research report provided by QY Research Groups is the most detailed study about Low Smoke Halogen Free Flame Retardant Polypropylene (PP) that is estimated to grow at a tremendous rate over the forecast period 2012-2025.
Jerry Bertram, vice president and general manager of Huber's fire retardant additives business unit, commented, "This acquisition gives Huber the opportunity to work in a new category with nitrogen and phosphorus flame retardants, and we believe the synergistic benefits and value between Satire and many of our current products will be advantageous for customers.
SORPLAS incorporates Sony's own unique sulfur-based flame retardant, which achieves flame resistance equivalent to conventional flame retardant but with only the tiniest amount added - less than 1 per cent overall (or less than one-tenth of conventional flame retardant weight(3)).
However, the study finds that demand in the electronics sector is increasing even more dynamically, with manufacturers of smartphones and tablet computers consuming more and more flame retardant plastics.
solved this problem by adding a phosphorus flame retardant having a melting temperature of less than 150[degrees]C, along with a blend of solid intumescent flame retardants.
Research on fire retardants for wood-plastic composites has been attracting more attention in recent years; however, most results are preliminary because of the difficulty in identifying or formulating a fire-retardant system that is effective for both wood and plastics.
Bulab Flamebloc is another modified barium metaborate flame retardant that is not registered for use as a fungicide.
A flame retardant metalized fabric article was recently patented.
Melamine is a small market player with slightly more than 1% share of the flame retardant chemicals marketplace.
The fire retardant grade varies from unreinforced to GF10%, 15%, 20%, and 30%, and its forming property is comparable to those of conventional PBT resins.
Neonatal exposure to the brominated flame retardant 2,2',4,4',5-pentabromodiphenyl ether causes altered susceptibility in the cholinergic transmitter system in the adult mouse.
They are more accurate, because they hover over a fire and make a drop directly over the spot; the retardant or water from the helicopters penetrate the leafy canopy of the forest better than an air tanker, which comes in at an angle; and helicopters have a faster turnaround time between drops.
Virtually all dock seal manufacturers have offered fire retardant fabric and foam components in their dock seals for years.
Some years ago the Monitor reported that Congress mandated a National Academy of Sciences (NAS) study on the possible toxicity of flame retardant chemicals that might be used to treat upholstered furniture fabrics.
Brominated compounds will remain the most important flame retardant in value terms, based on their favorable cost/performance characteristics.