DOI: 10.1177/026248938600500301 ISSN:

Advance of Flexible Polyurethane Foam Technology

H. Creyf, J. Fishbein
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Polymers and Plastics

The polyurethane industry presents a whole range of flexible polyurethane foams which, when selected properly for its application, offer an adequate fire behaviour. Different PU foams exist which resist a whole range of ignition sources, from lighted cigarettes to sources up to 7 kg of wood. In order to appreciate the costs involved, a risk analysis is required, taking into account the composite behaviour and the influences of the environment.

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