Plenary Speakers

“3D printing and fire retardancy : conventional way or new opportunities?”

Professor Serge Bourbigot
Prof. Bourbigot got his PhD in 1993 and he joined ENSCL as assistant professor in 1993. He passed his French “Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches” in chemical engineering at the University of Lille in 1998. He got a position of associate professor in chemical engineering at ENSAIT in 1999. In 2002, Prof. Bourbigot left his laboratory to go to NIST (Gaithersburg, MD – USA) in sabbatical leave for a year. In 2003, ENSCL offered him a position of full professor in flame retardancy (ULille). He is the leader of the R2Fire group (reaction and resistance to fire). He has been awarded by the prestigious ERC-AdG for his project FireBar-Concept (budget = 2.4 millions€). His research interest includes reaction and resistance to fire of polymeric materials including thermoplastics, thermosets, textiles and coating with special emphasis on solid state NMR and heat transfer modeling.

“Phosphorus Based Flame Retardancy with Special Emphasis on 40 Years of DOPO Chemistry”

Professor Dr. Manfred Döring
Professor Manfred Döring is a Professor of chemistry, head of the department “Polymer Synthesis” at the Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF, Division Plastics, Darmstadt, Germany. He passed his habilitation at the University of Jena, Germany and did his post-graduate studies at University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA). He was the head of the department “Materials and Catalysis” at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Catalysis Research and Technology, and Professor of chemistry at the University Heidelberg, Germany (2000-2012). His research interests cover synthetic and technical chemistry, chemistry and formulation of thermoplastics, thermosets and composites, flame retardancy of polymers and green chemistry. He has published over 150 publications, he is inventor in over 80 patents and he is a member of different (Organizing) Committees and Chemical/Engineering Societies.

Water-based, self-extinguishing nanocoatings for the protection of plastics

Professor Jaime Grunlan
Dr. Jaime Grunlan is the Linda & Ralph Schmidt ’68 Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, where he has worked for 14 years. His research focuses on thermal and transport properties of polymer nanocomposites.  He is a world leader in wearable thermoelectric energy generation, gas barrier layers for food and electronics packaging and environmentally-benign, flame retardant nanocoatings.  Dr. Grunlan is actively working with a number of companies to commercialize these technologies. He holds 6 issued U.S. patents and several foreign patents that have been licensed to more than 10 companies.  He won the NSF CAREER and 3M Untenured Faculty awards in 2007, Dow 2009 Young Faculty Award, 2014 Evonik Industries’ ECRP (1st Place), and TEES Senior Faculty Fellow in 2016 for his work in these areas.  He has published more than 150 journal papers, with more than 13,000 citations, and been granted several patents. Dr. Grunlan has graduated 21 PhD students and has mentored more than 50 undergraduate students in his research laboratory.  His work has been highlighted in Smithsonian Magazine and the New York Times.  He is an Editor of the Journal of Materials Science and serves on the International Advisory Board for Macromolecular Rapid Communications and Macromolecular Materials and Engineering.  In 2018, Prof. Grunlan became a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and was awarded a doctorate honoris causa from the University of South Brittany (Lorient, France).

“Polyphosphazene based multiple nanostructures: A novel strategy for enhancing the flame retardancy and toxicity suppression of polymeric materials.”

Professor Yuan Hu

Professor Yuan Hu is staff in the State Key Laboratory of Fire Science (SKLFS), University of Science and Technology of China (USTC). He has done research about fire safety materials for twenty years, His main research area includes: Polymer/inorganic compound nanocomposites, New Flame Retardants and their flame retardant Polymer, Combustion and decomposition mechanism of polymer. He has published more than 400 papers (Science Citation Index) in research areas covering the range of fire safety of materials and the total reference counts are more than 10000. Moreover, more than 50 invention patents have been applied. And there is a wide international cooperation including research items and person training.

“Recent progress on fire safety of carbon/glass fibre reinforced polymer composites”

Prof. Baljinder K. Kandola
Prof. Kandola is Professor of Materials Fire Science at the University of Bolton, UK. Since her PhD studies, she has been working on fire retardancy of materials ranging from natural and synthetic fibres, textiles, polymers and more recently glass/carbon fibre-reinforced composites. She has an established track record of attracting funding for collaborative and multidisciplinary research from EPSRC, Innovate UK, EU and industrial sources (£3.1M since 2001). She has published over 200 articles in academic journals and books and presented papers at many international conferences, many of them as an invited speaker. She has been guest editor of special editions of ‘Polymer Degradation and Stability’ and ‘Polymers’ journals. She has also been involved in scientific committees of many international meetings and organized FRPM 2007 and 2017 conferences.

“EU Risk management: early warnings and substitution in REACH and CLP”

Senior Scientific Officer Steve Hollins
Steve Hollins is a British chemical regulatory professional with 27 years experience of working with EU and UK chemical and environmental regulatory requirements. Since 2007, Steve has been working at the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA); for the last 3 years on risk management under the REACH, CLP and POPs legislation. His focus has been particularly on restrictions under REACH, preparing and managing restriction proposals through the legislative processes to ensure they successfully become EU legislation. At the same time he has worked with different sectors of industry explaining the assistance and tools available from ECHA to help them successfully substitute their hazardous chemical substances and to avoid regrettable substitution. He can be contacted at: Stephen.hollins@echa.europa.eu

“The Thermochemistry of Flaming Combustion of Solids”

Ph.D. Richard Lyon
Rich Lyon is a Polymer Engineer and Program Manager of Fire Research at the Federal Aviation Administration’s William J. Hughes Technical Center, located at the Atlantic City International Airport in New Jersey. Current research includes material models for fire response as well as improved test methods and analyses for fire hazard assessment. Rich joined the FAA in 1993 after 8 years as a Materials Research Engineer in the Chemistry and Materials Science Department at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Livermore, California. Rich has several patents and dozens of journal articles and book chapters on the physics, chemistry, mechanics, and flammability of polymers and their composites. Rich received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Oceanography (1975), and Masters (1981) and Doctoral (1985) degrees in Polymer Science & Engineering all from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

“Flame Retardancy of Bio-Based Polymers and Recyclable
Composites”

Prof. Dr. György Marosi
Full professor at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, head of the FirePharma Center for Pharmaceutical, Environmental and Safety Materials and PharmaTech Center for Cooperation of Higher Education and Industry. Areas of research interest: fire retardancy of (bio)polymers and composites, controlled flow pharmaceutical technologies, applied micro-Raman spectrometry. Relevant publications: 350.

“Understanding flame retardant modes of action: a wellspring for evidence-based development”

Priv.-Doz. Dr. habil. Bernhard Schartel
Priv.-Doz. Dr. habil. Bernhard Schartel, a polymer scientist with a broad background in different polymeric materials, polymer analysis and methods, is a distinguished expert in flame retardancy of polymeric materials. Bernhard is the head of the Division “Technical Properties of Polymeric Materials” at the Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM) and leading the working group “Fire Retardancy of Polymers”. He was Visiting Professor at the University of Newcastle in 2011. Bernhard is running several research projects and has published extensively in the field flame retardancy of polymers since 2002 (over 150 ISI journal papers). He is one of the editors of “Polymer Degradation and Stability” and member of the editorial boards of “Fire and Materials”, “Journal of fire Science”, “Fire Technology” and “Polymer Testing”: Bernhard hosted the FRPM 2005 and 2015.

“Efficient Strategies for Improving Flame Retardancy of Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites”

Professor Yu-Zhong Wang
Dr. Yu-Zhong Wang is the Professor of Sichuan University (SCU), China. He has published over 500 papers in SCI journals, and holds over 110 patents in his research areas such as fire-retardant materials, bio-based/biodegradable polymers and recycling of polymeric materials. He is the directors of National Engineering Laboratory for Eco-Friendly Polymeric Materials (Sichuan) and National Engineering Research Center for Advanced Fire-Safety Materials Development and Applications (Shandong), which were founded by him. He is an Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, and the members of editorial boards of over ten international journals.

“Circular economy and flame retardants. Challenges and opportunities”

Dr. Jürgen Troitzsch

Juergen Troitzsch has over 40 years of experience in fire safety and flame retardants. After obtained his PhD in chemistry, he worked for 10 years in chemical industry in R&D on flame retardants and fire testing. In 1984, he founded his company Fire and Environment Protection Service (FEPS) that provides international consultancy and scientific expertise related to fire tests, polymers, flame retardants, and the environment. He is active in research projects, standardization, expert opinions, scientific and market studies. He has published numerous articles, reviews and book chapters, organized and led many seminars and conferences. He has presented worldwide more than 250 papers at conferences and is author and editor of the “Plastics Flammability Handbook” to be published in its 4th edition in 2019.

“Fire Safety of Timber Façades”

Professor Richard Hull

Keynote Speakers

N. Esmaeili: On the differing mechanisms of action of the flame-retardant synergists zinc stannate and antimony trioxide in combination with poly(pentabromobenzyl acrylate) in polyamide 6,6

G. Fontaine: Understanding the thermal degradation and fire behavior of High Performance Polymers

M. Zammarano: Reduced-scale test to assess the effect of fire barriers on the combustion behavior of core flammable materials: an upholstery-material composites case study

S. Gaan: Challenges of commercializing new phosphorus flame retardants: Academic perspective

A. Morgan: Phosphorus hydrazides as flame retardants for epoxies

M. Nazir: Alkyl sulfone bridged phosphorus flame retardants for polypropylene and flexible polyurethane foams

C. Rawas: Flame retardants in furniture: The Eniflamme research project (2018-2020) – Evaluation of emissions due to exposition of flame retardant upholstered furniture and bedding

R. Kraemer: On the role of material properties in the ignition of polymers by small flames

M. Batistella: Selective laser sintering of polyamide 12/flame retardant compositions

X. Lin: Weathering resistance of halogen-free flame retardance in E&E polymeric materials

P. Moisio: Managing fire safety on a Newbuilding based on facts and not on assumptions

T. Tirri: Refining sulfenamide radical generators for different polymer compositions

J. Lenz: Novel phosphonates as flame retardants for polymers

X. Wang: Synthesis of cardanol derived flame retardants and their application in epoxy composites

J. Vasiljević: Flame retardant effectiveness of nanodispersed organophophorus-derivative in polyamide 6 textile filament yarns

F. Carosio: Controlling the reaction and resistance to fire of polyurethane foams by single step deposition of nanostructured coatings

S. Duquesne: Design of flame retardant self-stratifying coatings for plastics

A.-L. Davesne: Thin infrared-reflective coatings to enhance the fire performance of polymers

A. Toldy: The effect of manufacturing technologies on the flame retardancy of carbon fibre reinforced epoxy resin composites

D.-Y. Wang: Nano-hybrid as nano flame retardant to polymers: Opportunities and challenges

L. Greiner: Tailor-made phosphorus containing flame retardants for carbon fiber reinforced epoxy resin composites preventing the formation of respirable fiber fragments

J. Swann: Characterization of pyrolysis and combustion of polycarbonate using two-dimensional modeling: An application to relate thermal transport and the physical structure of the intumescent char

L. Speitel: Effect of fuel/oxygen ratio and combustion temperature on polymer combustion products measured in the microscale combustion calorimeter

Y. Ding: Flammability model development for a polymeric material containing multiple reactive flame retardants: Relationship between material composition and heat release rate

Y. Liu: The effect of alginate fibers on the flame retardancy of cotton/alginate blended fabrics

R. Mosurkal: Bio-based flame retardant coating for nylon-cotton fabric utilizing synergistic effect of tannic acid and phytic acid

L. Ferry: Biophenolic compounds from chestnut as flame retardant in epoxy resin

S. Zhang: Recent advancement on the application of chitosan derivatives in flame retardant polyurethane composites

G. Labat: New bio-based fire retardant for wood-based insulation boards

G. Peck: Flammability and Smoke Toxicity of Modern Building Façades

M. Beach “Assessing the stability of Bluedge Flame retardant in polystyrene foams”

L. Tange: Creating a circular economy for bromine-containing flame retardant plastics by the use of innovative and sustainable recycling technologies

B. Weclawski: Sustainable Flame Retardant Application to Nylon Textiles by Novel Atmospheric Plasma Surface Activation

E. Metzsch-Zilligen: Halogen-free flame retarded plastics: A demanding challenge in recyclability?

S. Eibl: Chemical analysis for failure analysis related to flame retardants

Posters

GROUP 1

C. Boanta: Flammability, gaseous and particulate emissions from burning cellulose-reinforced polyamide-6 and thermoplastic polyurethane composites

W. Hu: A facile strategy to simultaneously secure the mechanical and fire safety properties of the ramie fabric-reinforced unsaturated polyester resin composites

D. Vadas: Physical and chemical foaming of flame retarded poly(lactic acid)

A. Thompson: Assessing the effect of barrier fabrics on the heat release rate of residential upholstered furniture

S. Tretsiakova-McNally: Passive fire protection of wood substrates using starch-based formulations

K. Shen: Recent developments in the brominated fire retardant industry in China at a time of severe shortage of bromine

X. Zhao: A comparison analysis about the effects of P-containing flame retardants (P-FRs) on the flammability of two epoxy matrix

H. Ma: Synthesis of a functionalised phosphazene-containing nanotube/epoxy nanocomposite with enhanced flame retardancy

D. Li: Exfoliated dispersed MMT in ATH particles: Effect on flame retarded EVA nanocomposites

Y.-J. Xu: Phosphorus-containing imidazole derivative: Latent curing agent toward epoxy system with excellent flame retardance, thermal stability and dielectric property

W. Ali: Organosilicon containing flame retardants based on nitrogen and phosphorus functional groups

Y. Kan: Self-assembly of zinc hydroxystannate on amorphous hydrous TiO2 solid sphere for enhancing fire safety of epoxy

M. H. Mat Kiah: HCl, HBr and HF emissions from halogenated fire retarded PU and PIR foam fires

M. H. Mat Kiah: HBr toxic gas emissions from fire retarded polyethylene

O. Zilke: Natural-based flame retardants for textiles

H.-B. Zhao: Hierarchically porous SiO2/PUF composites towards excellent thermal insulating, flame-retardant and smoke-suppressant performances

J. Yousafzai: Examining the feasibility of predicting fire behaviour for cured epoxy resins

B. Spieβ: Investigation of flame retardancy by IR-camera during UL94


GROUP 2

D. Pospiech: Decomposition and combustion behavior of Lignin-containing polyesters

R. Zong: Fire hazard assessment on thermal polyurethane and its nanocomposites with AHP analysis

D. Goedderz: Phosphorus containing flame retardants for different polymers and their mode of action regarding key species in flame retardancy

J. Zhang: Bimetallic metal-organic framework and graphene oxide nano-hybrids induced carbonaceous reinforcement towards fire retardant epoxy: A novel alternative carbonization mechanism

H. Goossens: Synergistic effects of additives to improve the FR and mechanical properties of FST copolymers

K. Salmeia: Flame retardation of wood with novel triazine phosphonates

B. Wang: Engineering carbon nanotubes wrapped ammonium polyphosphate for enhancing mechanical and flame retardant properties of poly(butylene succinate)

X. Mu: A novel and efficient strategy to exfoliation of covalent organic frameworks and a significant advantage of covalent organic frameworks nanosheets as polymer nano-enhancer: High interface compatibility

X.-L. Wang: Durably flame-retardant unsaturated polyester prepared via Schiff-base macromolecular flame retardants

B. Tawiah: Intrinsically non-toxic polydopamine nanoparticles as environmentally benign flame retardant for biodegradable poly(lactic acid)

Y. Hou: Construction of bimetallic ZIFs derived Co-Ni LDHs on the surfaces of GO or CNTs with a recyclable method: Towards reduce toxicity of gaseous thermal decomposition products of unsaturated polyester resin

B. Galindo: Next-generation halogen free flame retardants based on renewable resources

M. Maqsood: Improvement of the flame retardancy of biobased polymer by halogen free intumescent with biobased carbonization agent and mechanism of their char formation

D. Meng: The effects of highly exfoliated montmorillonite decorated by phosphorylated chitosan and aluminium hypophosphite on the flammability of thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites

Y. Li: The flame retardancy and water resistance of polylactic acid containing polyborosiloxane microencapsulated ammonium polyphosphate

G. Schinazi: Bio-based flame retardation of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene

W. Tabaka: Bench-scale fire stability testing–Assessment of protective coatings on carbon fibre reinforced polymer composites

C. Dong: Cotton fabric treated with flame retardant in dyeing process


GROUP 3

T. Mayer-Gall: Novel halogen free Flame retardants for textiles

E. Schuhler: Investigation of the fire degradation on carbon reinforced polyphenylene sulphide

J. Reuter: Synergistic flame retardant interplay of aluminum trihydrate with phosphorus containing flame retardants in unsaturated polyester

A. Korwitz: Influence of ferulic acid units on the decomposition and combustion behavior of polyesters

S. Lehner: Improving flame retardancy of DOPO-PEPA for polyethylene applications using various thermal stabilizers

W. Gieparda: Silanization of flax roving for application in epoxy composites

X. Wang: Effects of composition on combustion property of carbonaceous heat source material

C. Cardelli: Combination of natural and synthetic FR mineral fillers: Opportunities for flame retardant not toxic cables

L. Chen: An inherently flame retardant PET copolyester with enhanced mechanical properties

M. Čolović: Novel flame retardant polyamide 6 copolymer for the melt-spinning of textile filaments

A.-E. Coman: Polyols derived from recycled PET as new binders for rocket propellants

Y. Danyang: Preparation and crystal form controlling of fine aluminum hypophosphite

M. Luksin: Novel Approaches for halogen-free flame retardant polystyrene foams: The interplay of organic phosphates and phosphonates with disulfides

B. Szolnoki: Optimization of the flame retardant properties of natural fibre reinforced sugar-based bioepoxy composites

C.-C. Höhne: Sulfides and disulfides of s-triazine and s-heptazine: Flame retardancy

S. Rojewski: Silanizated rovings with reduced flammability for applications in prepegs

T. von Zons: Synthetic pathways towards novel organo-phosphorus flame-retardants: Cyclotriphosphazenes with flame-retardant activity for use as flame-retardant additives for thermoplasts and monomers for copolymerization


GROUP 4

K.-E. Decsov: Development of bioepoxy resin microencapsulated ammonium-polyphosphate  for flame retardancy of polylactic acid

M.-E. Li: Functionalized starch modified with phytic acid toward high fire safety of expanded polystyrene foams

N. Wolter: Manufacturing of fiber reinforced polybenzoxazine with advanced fire, smoke and toxicity properties

F. Bärmann: Degradation analysis of polypropylene in the presence of phosphorus and sulfur containing additives -TGA-FTIR and flammability testing

T. Wang: Novel flame retardant polymer aerogel with excellent mechanical properties

L. Weber: Novel N-phosphorylated iminophosphoranes as efficient flame retardants in epoxy resins and composites

W.-S. Wu: A sulphonate-containing PET ionomer with excellent flame retardancy and anti-dripping behaviors

Z. Jiang: Facile synthesis of novel reactive phosphoramidate siloxane and applied in flame retardant cellulose fabrics

N. Chamakos: Effect of water absorption on the durability of fire retardant, highly mineral filled polymers

S. Zhou: Significant removal of harmful compounds in mainstream cigarette smoke using carbon nanotube mixture prepared via catalytic pyrolysis

X. Wang: “Effects of composition on combustion property of carbonaceous heat source material”

Y. Zhang: Interactions of tobacco shred and other tobacco-based materials during co-pyrolysis and co-combustion

Q. He: Combustion and pyrolysis characteristics of tobacco celluloses with different structures

R. Spogli: Innovative flame-retardant and mechanical properties implementer additives for a circular economy

Y. Zhang: Eco-friendly flame retardant and electromagnetic interference shielding cotton fabrics with multi-layered coatings

W. Guo: Nano-fibrillated cellulose-hydroxyapatite based composite foams with excellent fire resistance

F. Tabrizi: Thermodynamic Analysis of Pollutant Emission during the Oxy-Combustion of Brominated Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Registration and Reception

Tuesday 25.6.2019

Time Agenda Location
18:00 – 19:30 Reception and registration
Turku City Hall,  Aurakatu 2

CONFERENCE VENUE 26-28.6.2019 Turku City Theatre (Turun kaupunginteatteri)

Time Agenda Location
08:00 –
Registration
Turku City Theatre,  Itäinen Rantakatu 14
08:30 –
Conference
Turku City Theatre,  Itäinen Rantakatu 14

Programme Day 1

Wednesday 26.6.2019

Time Agenda Speaker
08:30 – 08:45 Welcome C.-E. Wilén
Session 1
Theme: Understanding flame retardant mechanism and optimized formulations
Session Chairs: Professor Serge Bourbigot and Dr. Andrea Toldy
08:45 – 09:15 Plenary PL1
B. Schartel: Understanding flame retardant modes of action: A wellspring for evidence-based development
09:15 – 09:35 K1 N. Esmaeili: On the differing mechanisms of action of the flame-retardant synergists zinc stannate and antimony trioxide in combination with poly(pentabromobenzyl acrylate) in polyamide 6,6
09:35 – 09:55 K2 G. Fontaine: Understanding the thermal degradation and fire behavior of high performance polymers
09:55 – 10:15 K3 M. Zammarano: Reduced-scale tests to assess the effect of fire barriers on the combustion behavior of core flammable materials: An upholstery-material composites case study
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee Sponsor exhibition
Session 2
Theme: New phosphorous chemistry and 40 years of DOPO chemistry
Session Chairs: Professor Yuan Hu and M.Sc. Louise C.  Speitel
10:45 – 11:05 Poster Pitch One minute poster introductions, Group I
11:05 – 11:35 Plenary PL2
M. Döring: Phosphorus based flame retardancy with special emphasis on 40 years of DOPO chemistry
11:35 – 11:55 K4 S. Gaan: Challenges of commercializing new phosphorus flame retardants: Academic Perspective
11:55 – 12:15 K5 A. Morgan: Phosphorus hydrazides as flame retardants for epoxies
12:15 – 12:35 K6 M. Nazir: Alkyl sulfone bridged phosphorous flame retardants for polypropylene and flexible polyurethane foams
12:35 – 13:15 Lunch Sponsor exhibition
Session 3
Theme: Chemical and fire safety
Session Chairs: Professor Richard T. Hull and professor De-Yi Wang
13:15 – 13:45 Plenary PL3A
S. Hollins: EU Risk management: early warnings and substitution in REACH and CLP
13:45 – 14:15 Plenary PL3B
B. Kandola: Recent progress on fire safety of carbon/glass fibre reinforced polymer composites
14:15 – 14:35 K7 C. Rawas: Flame retardants in furniture: The Eniflamme research project (2018-2020) – Evaluation of emissions due to exposition of flame retardant upholstered furniture and bedding
14:35 – 15:00 Coffee Sponsor exhibition
15:00 – 15:20 Poster Pitch One minute poster introductions, Group 2
Session 4
Theme: Fire retardant demands for industrial applications
Session Chairs: Professor Jaime Grunlan and professor Gaelle Fontaine
15:20 – 15:50 Plenary PL4
S. Bourbigot: 3D printing and fire retardancy: Conventional way or new opportunities?
15:50 – 16:10 K8 R. Kraemer: On the role of material properties in the ignition of polymers by small flames
16:10 – 16:30 K9 M. Batistella: Selective laser sintering of polyamide 12/flame retardant compositions
16:30 – 16:50 K10 X. Lin: Weathering resistance of halogen-free flame retardance in E&E polymeric materials
16:50 – 17:10 K11 P. Moisio: Managing fire safety on a Newbuilding based on facts and not on assumptions
17:10 – 17:45
Poster Session
17:45 – 18:00 Break
18:00 – 21:00 Meyer Turku Oy Excursion Bus transportation from Hotel Marina Palace, Linnankatu 32

Programme Day 2

Thursday 27.6.2019

Time Agenda Speaker
Session 5
Theme: Design of innovative fire retardants
Session Chairs: Dr. Jurgen Troitzsch and Dr. Sabyasachi Gaan
08:30 – 09:00 Plenary PL5
Y. Hu: Polyphosphazene based multiple nanostructures: A novel strategy for enhancing the flame retardancy and toxicity suppression of polymeric materials
09:00 – 09:20 K12 T. Tirri: Refining sulfenamide radical generators for different polymer compositions
09:20 – 09:40 K13 J. Lenz: Novel phosphonates as flame retardants for polymers
09:40 – 10:00 K14 X. Wang: Synthesis of cardanol derived flame retardants and their application in epoxy composites
10:00 – 10:20 K15 J. Vasiljević: Flame retardant effectiveness of nanodispersed organophophorus-derivative in polyamide 6 textile filament yarns
10:20 – 10:45 Coffee Sponsor Exhibition
Session 6
Theme: Fireproofing of coatings
Session Chairs: Professor Yu-Zhong Wang and Dr. Mélanie Aubert
10:45 – 11:15 Plenary PL6
J. Grunlan: Water-based, self-extinguishing nano-coatings for the protection of plastics
11:15 – 11:35 K16 F. Carosio: Controlling the reaction and resistance to fire of polyurethane foams by single step deposition of nanostructured coatings
11:35 – 11:55 K17 S. Duquesne: Design of flame retardant self-stratifying coatings for plastics
11:55 – 12:15 K18 A.-L. Davesne: Thin infrared-reflective coatings to enhance the fire performance of polymers
12:15 – 13:10 Lunch Sponsor exhibition
Session 7
Theme: Composite materials
Session Chairs: Dr. Richard Lyon and Dr. Mauro Zammarano
13:10 – 13:30 Poster Pitch One minute poster introductions, Group 3
13:30 – 14:00 Plenary PL7
Y.-Z. Wang: Efficient strategies for improving flame retardancy of fiber-reinforced polymer composites
14:00 – 14:20 K19 A. Toldy: The effect of manufacturing technologies on the flame retardancy of carbon fibre reinforced epoxy resin composites
14:20 – 14:40 K20 D.-Y. Wang: Nano-hybrid as Nano flame retardant to polymers: Opportunities and challenges
14:40 – 15:00 K21 L. Greiner: Tailor-made phosphorus containing flame retardants for carbon fiber reinforced epoxy resin composites preventing the formation of respirable fiber fragments
15:00 – 15:20 Coffee Sponsor exhibition
Session 8
Theme: Modelling of combustion and fire chemistry
Session Chairs: Priv. Doz. Dr. habil. Bernhard Schartel and Dr. Alexander Morgan
15:20 – 15:40 Poster Pitch One minute poster introductions, Group 4
15:40 – 16:10 Plenary PL8
R. Lyon: The thermochemistry of flaming combustion of solids
16:10 – 16:30 K22 J. Swann: Characterization of pyrolysis and combustion of polycarbonate using two-dimensional modelling: An application to relate thermal transport and the physical structure of the intumescent char
16:30 – 16:50 K23 L. Speitel: Effect of fuel/oxygen ratio and combustion temperature on polymer combustion products measured in the microscale combustion calorimeter
16:50 – 17:10 K24 Y. Ding: Flammability model development for a polymeric material containing multiple reactive flame retardants: Relationship between material composition and heat release rate
17:10 – 17:45
Poster Session
19:00 –
Dinner Dinner at the Turku Castle, Linnankatu 80

Programme Day 3

Friday 28.6.2019

Time Agenda Speaker
Session 9
Theme: Bio-derived flame retardants
Session Chairs: Professor Baljinder Kandola Professor Sophie Duquesne
08:30 – 09:00 Plenary PL9
G. Marosi: Flame retardancy of bio-based polymers and recyclable composites
09:00 – 09:20 K25 Y. Liu: The effect of alginate fibers on the flame retardancy of cotton/alginate blended fabrics
09:20 – 09:40 K26 R. Mosurkal: Bio-based flame retardant coating for nylon-cotton fabric utilizing synergistic effect of tannic acid and phytic acid
09:40 – 10:00 K27 L. Ferry: Biophenolic compounds from chestnut as flame retardant in epoxy resin
10:00 – 10:20 K28 S. Zhang: Recent advancement on the application of chitosan derivatives in flame retardant polyurethane composites
10:20 – 10:45 Coffee Sponsor Exhibition
Session 10
Theme: Fire retardants for construction and wood products
Session Chairs: Professor György Marosi and Professor Carl-Eric Wilen
10:45 – 11:15 Plenary PL10
R. Hull: Fire Safety of Timber Façades
11:15 – 11:35 K29 G. Labat: New bio-based fire retardant for wood-based insulation boards
11:35 – 11:55 K30 G. Peck: Flammability and Smoke Toxicity of Modern Building Façades
11:55 – 12:15 K31 M. Beach: Assessing the stability of Bluedge Flame retardant in polystyrene foams
12:15 – 13:00 Lunch Sponsor exhibition
Session 11
Theme: Flame retardants in a circular economy
Session Chairs: Professor Manfred Döring and Dr. Ravi Mosurkal
13:00 – 13:30 Plenary PL11
J. Troitzsch: Circular Economy and Flame Retardants. Challenges and Opportunities
13:30 – 13:50 K32 L. Tange: Creating a circular economy for bromine-containing, flame retardant plastics by the use of innovative and sustainable recycling technologies
13:50 – 14:10 K33 B. Weclawski: Sustainable Flame Retardant Application to Nylon Textiles by Novel Atmospheric Plasma Surface Activation
14:10 – 14:30 K34 E. Metzsch-Zilligen: Halogen-free flame retarded plastics: A demanding challenge in recyclability?
14:30 – 14:50 K35 S. Eibl: Chemical analysis for failure analysis related to flame retardants
14:50 – 15:00 Final Remarks End of conference