Flame retardants for polymers
Ecopiren in TPO roofing membranes Ecopiren in PVC wire and cable formulations Ecopiren in halogen-free wire and cable formulations Ecopiren in polyamide compounds Ecopiren as ATH replacement Ecopiren in ACP
- Metallurgical fluxFlux for steelmaking in converter Flux for steelmaking in Electric arc furnace
- EcologyWastewater treatment Flue gas desulfurization
- Technical rubber products
- Exhaust gas cleaning on ships
- Magnesium hydroxide in the pulp and paper industryChemical pulping Reagent for pulp bleaching Mechanical pulp bleaching
- Anti-caking agent for mineral fertilizersAnti-caking agent for ammonium nitrate Anti-caking agent for complex fertilizers
- FertilizersAgroMag® Granular AgroMag® Aktimax
- Animal FeedMagnesium additive in feed for cattle Magnesium additive in feed for pigs
- Component for the production of magnesium products
Ecopiren in polyamide compounds
Polyamides are stiff - crystallizing polymers or so-called engineering plastics, which are widely used in various fields of industry, They are characterized by high strength, stiffness, heat reistance, sliding properties and resistance to corrosion (hydrocarbon solvents). All these properties allow to make of polyamides structural parts, electrical and antifriction products working in high stress and temperature conditions.
It was believed that the use of magnesium hydroxide to give PA flame retardant properties is impossible until recently. Because this compound accelerates degradation of the polymer as PET and PBT, due to their basic properties. Processing temperature of PA is always above 220 °C, which makes the use of an aluminum hydroxide absolutely impossible (it decomposes at 185-190 °C).
Due to the surface treatment of magnesium hydroxide by special chemicals it becomes possible to isolate (-OH) groups and make Ecopiren® flame retardant harmless to the PA with improved strength properties.
For more information please contact our technical product team via web-form or by phone.
Basic properties of fire resistant polyamide compositions:
Component Recipe 1 (%) Recipe 2 (%) Recipe 3 (%) Polyamide 6 39 49 54 Fiberglass 20 20 20 Additives 6 6 6 Zink Borate 4 4 4 Antimony Trioxide 4 6 4 Brominated FR 12 15 12 Ecopiren® 3,5N 15 0 0 Properties Property Recipe 1 Recipe 2 Recipe 3 Density, kg/m3 1570 1560 1520 Yield Stress, MPa 140 141 145 Elongation at break, % 5,0 5,2 5,5 Flexural module, MPa 7750 7720 7600 Impact strength, kJ/m2 40 40,5 42 Melting temperature, °C 216 215 213 Deflection temperature 1,8 Mpa,°C 197 196 194 MFI(250 °C; 2,16 kg), g/10 min 18 19 22 Flammability category V-0 V-0 V-2 Smoke emission, %
ASTM D 2843
70-75 85 80
Solutions for this field
The most demanded products of RMCC and Europiren in this field are:
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Ecopiren — effective mineral flame retardant and smoke absorber for polymer composites based on magnesium hydroxide crushed
AktiMax — new environmentally friendly magnesium fertilizer for all crops as basic fertilizer and meliorant
AgroMag — conditioning additive (anti-caking agent) for use in the manufacture of ammonium nitrate and NPK
MagTreat — solution for water treatment and flue gas desulphurization
FluMag — highly efficient metallurgical magnesia based flux brucite Kuldur deposit
MagPro — used as a reagent for the vulcanization of rubber in the manufacture of rubber products
BleachMag — highly efficient new generation product for the production of cellulose and semi-high output
MagAdd — ideal raw material for the production of a wide range of magnesium compounds and products based on the best varieties of brucite
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