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SEMI-ORGANIC FOAMS Whirlpool Corp. friority Date: 31 December 1986 Comprises a half-ester adduct from an anhydride and an unsaturated conjugated vinyl hydroxy compound, a fluorocarbon blowing agent, and an initiator.
LOW SMOKE, HIGH CHAR F~RMING~ FIRE RETARDANT C~PUL~~STERS Du Pont & Co. Priority Date: 2 April 1986 Contains a bromine or chlorine containing fire retardant, antimony trioxide, and an arganophilic clay as drip suppressant.
MAGNETIC POLYMER COMPOSITION I.C.I. Priority Date: 10 November 1983 Contains a finely divided magnetically susceptible filler, the composition being passed through a magnetic field prior to or during shaping.
FIRE RETARDANT PLASTICS Phoenix Foam Inc. Priority Date: 6 March 1987 Use of fillers that release chemically bonded water when heated.
FIRE RETARDANT PET Du Pont & co. Priority Date: 15 December 1986 Contains a halogenated fire retardant, and antimony oxide, which is added in the form of a concentrate in nylon.
It is estimated that some 4~~,~~~ metric tons or" mineral fillers were used in rubber compounds, in 1986; 59% of this was clay. It is estimated that carbon black consumption was l,l96,000 metric tons, divided between 51% reinforcing and 46% semi-reinforcing grades. Thermal black consumption was about 3%. Cant./.....,