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Somewhat informal; to terminate the employment of an employee. An employee may be fired for cause, such as for sexual harassment or absenteeism, or, in many cases, without cause. A fired employee is often eligible to collect unemployment insurance for a certain period of time.
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The high performance of the phosphorus fire retardants described is believed to be due to an intumescent-type char-forming mechanism.
This study investigated the fire resistance of halogen-type fire retardants in polypropylene and polypropylene-based recycled composites.
This probably suggests that the fire retardant enables plywood to form more stable char layers.
Huber Corporation, has been a supplier of fire retardant additives for over 30 years.
Huber is a global supplier of non-halogen fire retardant additives including ATH, magnesium hydroxide (MDH) and engineered molybdate compounds for a variety of consumer, electrical and industrial applications, including reinforced plastics, engineering thermoplastics, rubber, carpet backing, cast polymer, coatings, roofing, adhesives, high-voltage insulators and wire and cable insulating and jacketing.
(2006) using microwave and ultrasonic techniques during the impregnation process of the wood with fire retardants. A mixture containing a resinous type of fire retardant and low-molecular-weight phenol-formaldehyde resin was used to treat Ussuri poplar in order to achieve the desired fire retardancy (Li et al.
Organized by Vincentz Network, the conference will focus on such topics as halogen-free retardants for textiles, intumescent coatings for protection of steel structures, clay-polymer thin films for imparting flame retardant behavior to foam and textiles, and toxic and environmental hazards of fire retardant coatings.
This product is fire retardant and passes Boeing specification BMS 5-158 Type 2.
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have found that adding carbon nanofibres to the polyurethane foams can reduce flammability by about 35 percent when compared to foam infused with conventional fire retardants.
"Fire retardant fillers--the environmentally friendly solution: Basic principles, markets and latest developments" will be instructed by Roger N.
Product is reported to be an effective fire retardant in nylons.
Making these materials fire retardant on the one hand makes them smoke, and on the other hand creates a toxic fume hazard, conditions that in an environmentally responsible world are no longer acceptable.