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Title: Method for producing flame retardant porous products and products produced thereby

Abstract

A method for fire retarding porous products used for thermal energy storage and products produced thereby is provided. The method includes treating the surface of the phase change material-containing porous products with a urea fire-retarding agent. Upon exposure to a flame, the urea forms an adduct with the phase change material which will not sustain combustion (is self-extinguishing) in air. No halogens or metal oxides are contained in the fire retardant, so no potentially noxious halide smoke or fumes are emitted if the product is continuously exposed to a flame.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Dayton, OH
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
871750
Patent Number(s):
US 5788912
Application Number:
08/837,371
Assignee:
University of Dayton (Dayton, OH)
DOE Contract Number:  
19X-SC542C
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; producing; flame; retardant; porous; products; produced; fire; retarding; thermal; energy; storage; provided; treating; surface; phase; change; material-containing; urea; fire-retarding; agent; exposure; forms; adduct; material; sustain; combustion; self-extinguishing; air; halogens; metal; oxides; contained; potentially; noxious; halide; smoke; fumes; emitted; product; continuously; exposed; change material; phase change; energy storage; metal oxide; thermal energy; metal oxides; products produced; porous products; flame retardant; fire retardant; /252/106/428/

Citation Formats

Salyer, Ival O. Method for producing flame retardant porous products and products produced thereby. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Salyer, Ival O. Method for producing flame retardant porous products and products produced thereby. United States.
Salyer, Ival O. 1998. "Method for producing flame retardant porous products and products produced thereby". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/871750.
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title = {Method for producing flame retardant porous products and products produced thereby},
author = {Salyer, Ival O},
abstractNote = {A method for fire retarding porous products used for thermal energy storage and products produced thereby is provided. The method includes treating the surface of the phase change material-containing porous products with a urea fire-retarding agent. Upon exposure to a flame, the urea forms an adduct with the phase change material which will not sustain combustion (is self-extinguishing) in air. No halogens or metal oxides are contained in the fire retardant, so no potentially noxious halide smoke or fumes are emitted if the product is continuously exposed to a flame.},
doi = {},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/871750}, journal = {},
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volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1998},
month = {8}
}