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


[26/07/2017] - Expansion at sites in the Netherlands, Turkey and the UK

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[26/07/2017] - An Interview with Maria Sainz on Her Career Risk-Taking Payoff

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