Fire And Cellular Polymers by J.m. BuistFire And Cellular Polymers by J.m. Buist

Fire And Cellular Polymers

EditorJ.m. Buist, S.j. Grayson, W.d. Woolley

Paperback | September 30, 2011

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This conference, organised jointly by QMC Wolfson Fire & Materials Centre (Queen Mary College) and the Fire Research Station, held at the Tara Hotel in London, UK, was well attended by a wide range of experts in the production and use of polymer foams. Other experts concerned with research, development, testing, specifying, approving and purchasing products incorporating polymer foams for use in the construction, engineering and furniture industries were also present and contributed to the several valuable discussions on specific topics. The conference was successful and achieved its aim of infonning delegates of the fire characteristics of these materials and how they can be assessed in the light of the latest knowledge and technology. The papers presented a wide-ranging review of the main important cellular polymers and their applications in different environments where fire hazards have been encountered. Delegates accepted that there was a continuing need for major growth in the use of cellular polymers and therefore intensified research into development of improved test procedures, fire retardants and smoke suppressants was required.
Title:Fire And Cellular PolymersFormat:PaperbackPublished:September 30, 2011Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401080410

ISBN - 13:9789401080415

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Table of Contents

Cellular Polymers.- Are Foams a Fire Hazard?.- Fundamentals of the Fire Behaviour of Cellular Polymers.- How Do Foams Perform Under Fire Conditions?.- Legislation-Standards-Polymers.- Fire Performance of Building Elements Incorporating Cellular Polymers.- Fire Behaviour of Rigid Foam Insulation Boards.- Fire, Foams and Furniture.- Fire and Foams in Transport Applications-Aircraft.- Fire Performance and Characteristics of British Rail Flexible Polyurethane Foam Seating.- The Fire Hazards Associated with the Use of Cellular Polymers on HM Ships.- Standard Laboratory Tests: How Meaningful are they in Assessing Fire Performance of Insulation Materials?.- PVC Foams: Their Use and Fire Behaviour.- Fire Properties of Isocyanate Based Rigid Foams.- Halogenated Polyetherpolyol IXOL® for Rigid Cellular PUR Materials with Improved Flame Retardancy.- The Performance of Flame Retardants in Rigid Polyurethane Foam Formulations.- Advance of Flexible Polyurethane Foam Technology.- Multifunctional Smoke- and Gas-Suppressant Systems for Polyurethane Foams.