the burner flame approaches the tissue. But instead of suddenly flaring up, the textile sample only hesitantly begins to melt. First the tissue only contracts, then dark polymer drops fall off only later.
“What we see here in the combustion chamber is the result of a new type of flame retardant for polyamide textiles,” explained Dr. Georgios Mourgas. As a scientific staff member at the DITF Denkendorf, he is in charge of a project aimed at incorporating flame retardant compounds into polymer compounds in an entirely new way..Read more