Exolit® IFR 36

Ammonium polyphosphate flame retardant system for thermosets, especially epoxy resins

Edition Date :
May 28, 2014

Exolit IFR 36 is a non-halogenated flame retardant based on ammonium polyphosphate, which develops its effectiveness through phosphorus/nitrogen synergism. Exolit IFR 36 differs in its mode of action from chlorine- or bromine-containing flame retardants by achieving its effect through intumescence. The flame retarded material foams on exposure to flame. The carbon foam layer so formed protects the polymer through its heat insulating effect and reduces further oxygen access.

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  • Benefits

    • Non-halogenated flame retardant based on ammonium polyphosphate which develops its effectiveness through phosphorus/nitrogen synergism
    • Differs in its mode of action from chlorine- or bromine-containing flame retardants by achieving its effect through intumescence
    • May be used in a range of thermosets, especially epoxy resins
    • Suitable both for coatings and reinforced materials
    • In composites, it may be used alone or in combination with aluminium trihydroxide (ATH)
    • Non-halogenated flame retardant with favorable environmental and health profile
  • Safety and MSDS

    For regulatory details such as the classification and labelling as dangerous substances or goods please refer to our corresponding Material Safety Data Sheet.

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  • Specifications

    Characteristics  Unit   Target Value   DS¹)  TD²) Test Method 
    Phosphorus  % (w/w)   approx. 20  

     
    Nitrogen  % (w/w)   approx. 15  

     
    Density  g/cm³   approx. 1.8  

     
    Solubility in Water  % (w/w)   < 10  

    at 25 °C in 10 % aqueous suspension  
    Decomposition Temperature  °C   > 230  

    Average Particle Size (D50)  µm   approx. 12  

    Particle Size Distribution  % (w/w)    

     ☐

     
      < 275 µm   > 98.5    
      -      
    -      
    Weight Loss     

     
      1% (w/w)   > 230    
      5% (w/w) approx. 298      
    10% (w/w) approx. 334
      50% (w/w) approx. 580    
        -      
    ¹) Delivery specification: The product is constantly monitored to ensure that it adheres to the specified values.
    ²) Technical data: The technical data are used solely to describe the product and are not subject to regular monitoring.  
  • Applications

    Exolit IFR 36 may be used in a range of thermosets, especially epoxy resins. It is suitable both for coating and reinforced materials. In composites Exolit IFR 36 may be used alone or in combination with aluminium trihydrate (ATH).
  • Packaging and Handling

    Delivery form
    White, free-flowing powder  

    Packaging
    Exolit IFR 36 is supplied in PE bags with 20 kg net weight. The bags are delivered on pallets with 800 kg net weight. Exolit IFR 36 is also available in big bags (500 kg net weight).

    Storage
    Minimum shelf life is 12 months from the date of shipping when stored according to the said conditions.

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