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Polymer Combustion and Flame Retardancy

  • Suprakas Sinha Ray
  • Malkappa Kuruma
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Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 294)

Abstract

Most polymers are derived from petroleum hydrocarbon sources and hence are extremely flammable.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Nanostructures and Advanced Materials, DSI-CSIR Nanotechnology Innovation CentreCouncil for Scientific and Industrial ResearchBrummeria, PretoriaSouth Africa
  2. 2.Department of Chemical SciencesUniversity of JohannesburgJohannesburgSouth Africa
  3. 3.Centre for Nanostructures and Advanced Materials, DSI-CSIR Nanotechnology Innovation CentreCouncil for Scientific and Industrial ResearchBrummeria, PretoriaSouth Africa

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