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Title: Flame Retardancy of Chemically Modified Lignin as Functional Additive to Epoxy Nanocomposites

Source: In: 26th annual Conference on Recent Advances in Flame retardancy, MAY 18 - 20, 2015 SHERATON STAMFORD HOTEL, STAMFORD CT USA; Session 3: Nanocomposites, 2015; pp. 2-1 - 2-8.

Author(s)Howarter, John A.; Mendis, Gamini P.; Bruce, Alex N.; Youngblood, Jeffrey P.; Dietenberger, Mark A.; Hasburgh, Laura, E..

Publication Year: 2015  View PDF »

Category: Conference Proceedings
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4716-2A

Abstract: Epoxy printed circuit boards are used in a variety of electronics applications as rigid, thermally stable substrates. Due to the propensity of components on the boards, such as batteries and interconnects, to fail and ignite the epoxy, flame retardant additives are required to minimize fire risk. Currently, industry uses brominated flame retardants, such as TBBPA, to meet regulatory requirements1. However, recently, a number of environmental and human health issues have been raised about brominated compounds, so there is a desire to develop alternative flame retardant chemistries

Keywords: Circuit Board epoxy; Phosphorus-based FRT; epoxy lignin composite; Mass Loss Calorimeter; TGA

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 941 kb(s)

Date posted: 06/19/2015

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RITS Product ID: 73107
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Dietenberger, Mark A.
Research General Engineer

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