Accession Number : ADA302517

Title :   Flame Retardation of Polymers.

Descriptive Note : Doctoral thesis,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS UNIV AMHERST DEPT OF POLYMER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Kiang, Joseph K.

PDF Url : ADA302517

Report Date : FEB 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 244

Abstract : The central purpose of this study is to understand the chemical events that may be occurring in the decomposition of a polymer and how a potential flame retardant would in general suppress, alter or modify certain chemical reactions. jg p11

Descriptors :   *POLYMERS, *RETARDATION, *FLAME INHIBITORS, AIR, THESES, THERMAL STABILITY, OXYGEN, POLYPROPYLENE, OXIDATION, CHEMICAL REACTIONS, CHLORIDES, IGNITION, CHROMIUM, FLAMES, FREE RADICALS, DECOMPOSITION, EXOTHERMIC REACTIONS, PYROLYSIS, ACTIVATION ENERGY, CONTROLLED ATMOSPHERES, THERMOGRAVIMETRIC ANALYSIS, ISOSTATIC CHANGE, CHROMYL RADICALS.

Subject Categories : Polymer Chemistry
      Physical Chemistry
      Safety Engineering
      Combustion and Ignition

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE