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- Dyeing; printing; finishing. // Colourage;Apr2003, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p56
Presents an abstract of the article "Flame Retardants-An Attempt to Understand How They Work".
- Flame retardants. // Colourage;Jun2002, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p60
Describes advances in chemistries used for flame retarding textiles.
- Sulzer: Weaving Special Technical Fabrics. Legler, Fritz // Textile World;Apr2001, Vol. 151 Issue 4, p40
Provides information on the special fabrics or protective textiles being utilized in the United States fabric industry. Use of melamine resins for fireproof yarns; Utilization of aramid fibers in making airbags and protective equipment for automobiles; Composition of agrotextiles and forming...
- The Interest In Flammability Is Worldwide. // Textile Chemist & Colorist;3/26/1969, Vol. 1 Issue 7, p19
Information about the Study Conference which was held at the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute in Zurich, Switzerland in January 1969 is presented. The conference focused on textile flammability and consumer safety. The speakers supported strong legislation for fire retardant fabrics. E.P. Martin,...
- Fabric mills oppose proposed federal flammability standards. // Textile World;Nov98, Vol. 148 Issue 11, p83
Reports that American textile manufacturers, as represented by the American Textile Manufacturers Institute, oppose the flammability standards proposed for furniture fabric by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Call for education programs to deal with flammability issues; Arguments against...
- Processing of Basalt/rock fibre in textile industries. Mahapatra, N. N. // Colourage;Oct2013, Vol. 60 Issue 10, p94
The article focuses on the processing of basalt fibers in textile industry. It informs that basalt fiber which is also known as rock fiber is composed of the minerals plagioclase, pyroxene, and olivine and the material is made from extremely fine fibers of basalt. Topics include production of...
- New Freudenberg FR fabric works with foam. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;11/29/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p6
Introduces the Celestia, a new fire-resistant material/fabric developed by Freudenberg Nonwovens LP. Features; Product design; Availability of the material.
- Uncomfortable FR clothing is a thing of the past. SANER, MARK // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;May2014, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p54
The article focuses on the advancement in the flame resistant clothing and discusses the characteristics of the fabrics that play a role in how comfortability of clothing including smoothness, moisture management and wearability.
- Industry could get burned by wrong use of FR terms. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;3/21/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 28, p27
Discusses the need for proper usage of fire-resistant terms when dealing with customers in the mattress industry in the U.S. Importance of improved flammability protection in bedding products; Need for caution with the use of the term inflammable; Significance of proper terminology to avoid...