Project Objectives

The EU industry needs to find a solution to substitute the halogenated flame retardant (HFR) additives employed in the fabrication of flame retardant (FR) thermoplastic and thermoset materials, used in a wide range of commercial products, applications and markets, such as electrical/electronic devices (E&E), low-voltage wires or household appliances.


Producing sustainable flame retardant nanoparticles

Nanotechnology approach.

New FR additives from renewable source

Reduction of FR content.

NanoDirekt Process
 

New module for Ludovic software

Good processability in conventional plastic production equipment.

New FR Competitive cost

Processing routes using multilayer co-extrusion.

Stable epoxy pre-pregs
 

Increase mechanical and thermal properties

Fully recyclable compounds

Methodology development and standardization

Positive environmental impacts.

Technical, performance, health, environmental and economic factors

LATEST NEWS TECHNOLOGICAL WATCH

[27/09/2016] - Great Lakes Opens New Global Flame Retardant R&D Center

[27/09/2016] - Definite agreement to acquire US flame retardants producer Chemtura / Latest step in path to becoming “new Lanxess” / EUR 2.4 bn deal to close by mid-2017

[27/09/2016] - Lanxess to acquire Chemtura Corp for US$2.7 bln

[27/09/2016] - Lanxess to Acquire Chemtura

This project has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° [310187].