Flame retardant finish on textiles

Flame retardant finish on textiles

Introduction   Textiles are subject to growing requirements for fire resistance. It’s a very broad field: the risks of exposure to fire are very different for a firefighter, a bath towel, a bed sheet or a curtain. Similarly, the consequences of a fire on a boat,...

Challenges for the sector of composite materials

Since the early 70’s, composite materials have conquered almost all sectors of the industry. Synthetic and ceramic fibres have taken a significant part in reinforcement materials, becoming essential for countless applications. These synthetic fibres (glass, carbon,...

Consortium Meeting at SICOMIN

The consortium meeting occured in September 2017 in SICOMIN premises in south of France. The first tests done by resin makers (SICOMIN and Nord-Composite) revealed the real challenge of this project. Indeed, the flax had presented some unexpected behaviour that...

Consortium Meeting at LNE

This first consortium meeting occured in March 2017 and was the opportunity for the partners of the project to detail the first problems encountered in the project. The mechanical piece that was expected to be made in the project was based on a specific piece from...

Kick-Off Meeting at TVDC

The project started in September 2016. All partners have started to work on the project, and first trails have been launched.