English Abstract

Flame Retardant Polymeric Materials
iUjThe Basics and Recent Trends in Studies of Flame Retardant Mechanisms

Nishizawa Technical Laboratory, Izumiku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Nippon Gomu Kyokaishi,(2013),86(9),291-296 General Review in Japanese

The studies on the combustion and flame retardant mechanisms are most important for the developments of the flame retardant materials. In this paper, the author would like to introduce the basics and the recent trends of studies in flame retardant mechanisms to develop the flame retardant polymeric materials.

Keywords: Flame retardant polymeric materials, Flame retardant mechanisms, Radical trap, Ignition, Heat-release rate, Oxygen Index, Drip, Solid phase, Gaseous phase