Lanxess develops new flame retardant polyamide for electrics
Published: Thursday, 12 November 2015
With the popularity of halogen-based retardants already on the wane, Lanxess’ new product aims to shift the market further away from mineral reliance, replacing mineral fillings with a glass reinforcement.
German speciality chemicals company
Lanxess AG has produced a new halogen-free flame retardant
polyamide 6 for use in circuit breakers and other electrical
The industry has, over a number of years,
shifted markedly away from halogen-based retardants, which
relied on minerals such as bromides and chlorides.
Lanxess’ new technology...