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New Trends in Reaction and Resistance to Fire of Fire-retardant Epoxies
Univ Lille Nord de France, F-5900 Lille, France
ENSCL, ISP-UMET, F-59652 Villeneuve d’Ascq, France
USTL, ISP-UMET, F-59655 Villeneuve d’Ascq, France
CNRS, UMR 8207, F-59652 Villeneuve d’Ascq, France
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Received: 1 July 2010 / Accepted: 4 August 2010 / Published: 25 August 2010
Abstract: This paper focuses on current trends in the flame retardancy of epoxy-based thermosets. This review examines the incorporation of additives in these polymers, including synergism effects. Reactive flame-retardants—which are incorporated in the polymer backbone—are reported and the use of fire-retardant epoxy coatings for materials protection is also considered.
Keywords: epoxy; fire-retardant; reaction to fire; resistance to fire; coatings
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Gérard, C.; Fontaine, G.; Bourbigot, S. New Trends in Reaction and Resistance to Fire of Fire-retardant Epoxies. Materials 2010, 3, 4476-4499.
Gérard C, Fontaine G, Bourbigot S. New Trends in Reaction and Resistance to Fire of Fire-retardant Epoxies. Materials. 2010; 3(8):4476-4499.
Gérard, Caroline; Fontaine, Gaëlle; Bourbigot, Serge. 2010. "New Trends in Reaction and Resistance to Fire of Fire-retardant Epoxies." Materials 3, no. 8: 4476-4499.