Originally Published: February 8, 2020
Textile World Coverage of PAL...VersaCHAR
"A new non-halogenated flame-retardant (FR) compound called PAL…VersaCHAR™ can achieve a new level of flame retardant performance as a coating for nonwovens and technical textiles.
It is being introduced by Dynamic Modifiers, a specialty compounder focused on custom polyolefin compounds and concentrates, based in Atlanta.
PAL…VersaCHAR has been tested to 1,950°C — the highest temperature to date — and shown to prevent all flaming drips of polymer. Char bodies form on the compound surface, protecting against flame creation and delaying heat transfer. Rapid self-extinguishing burn behavior protects any underlying substrate to which it is adhered."