Challenges

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,...

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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,...

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