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February 21st, 2006

On course for success with nanotechnology

Abstract:
The new Bayblend® FR generation of flame-retardant polymer blends, based on a polycarbonate and acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene copolymer (PC/ABS), has been successfully positioned on the market thanks to an innovative application of nanotechnology by Bayer MaterialScience. Special oxidic nanomaterials incorporated in the Bayblend® FR flame retardant package promote the formation of carbon deposits on the surface of the plastic, thereby impeding the spread of flame in the event of fire.

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