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PDST-D11-00115 R 1 Ready Fire retardant action of mineral fillers

  title={PDST-D11-00115 R 1 Ready Fire retardant action of mineral fillers},
  author={T. Richard Hull and Artur Witkowski and L. A. Hollingbery},
Endothermically decomposing mineral fillers, such as aluminium or magnesium hydroxide, magnesium carbonate, or mixed magnesium/calcium carbonates and hydroxides, such as naturally occurring mixtures of huntite and hydromagnesite are in heavy demand as sustainable, environmentally benign fire retardants. They are more difficult to deploy than the halogenated flame retardants they are replacing, as their modes of action are more complex, and are not equally effective in different polymers. In… 

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