Non Halogenated Flame Retardants Workshop

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Costs to Purchase Workshop Presentations:

  • SPE and PINFA Member Rate: $400
  • Non-Member Rate: $550

Note: All four workshop sessions are included in the price.

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Original Dates Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Monday, June 21, 2021
Workshop Format: Four 3-hour sessions
15 mins. Presentation
15 mins. Break
15 mins. Supplier Spotlight
15 mins. Presentation

Course Overview

This course is designed to provide the basics and insights from experts to get a better understanding of the following:

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Workshop One: FR Basics & Test Videos
  • The Case for Flame Retardants/PINFA
  • Regulatory Overview
  • Fire Safety
  • Fire Retardancy of Materials and FR Mechanisms
  • Behavior of Materials in a Fire
  • Videos of the Most Pertinent Flammability Tests for Formulators
Workshop Two: NHFR Thermoplastics
  • NHFR Selection Criteria
  • Approach to Formulating with NHFRs
  • Non-Halogen Flame Retardant Chemistries
  • Specific NHFRs for Thermoplastics, including Case Studies
Workshop Three: Formulating TPE/Thermosets including Coatings
  • Non-Halogen Flame Retardant Elastomers: Thermoplastic/Thermoset
  • Formulating NHFR Thermosets
  • Formulating NHFR Textile/Adhesives/Sealants/Coatings
Workshop Four: Emerging NHFRs
  • New Developments in NHFR Technology: Organic Radical Generators, Bio NHFR, etc.
  • Formulating for Sustainability
  • Forces Affecting NHR Development
  • Pinfa North America Announces New Workshop for 2021

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