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New Workshop Series from Pinfa-NA

Non-Halogen Flame Retardant Formulator’s Workshop


With our specialized workshop series, pinfa-NA offers insight and knowledge to help with formulating materials for fire safety.

This workshop series provide detailed instruction in Flame Retardant Basics and Test Videos, NHFR Thermoplastics, Emerging NHFRs and TPE/Thermosets.


June 2021

June 1 ●  June 8  ●  June 15  ●  June 21

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Key Features

Key Features

  • Led by Instructors with Decades of Industrial Experience in Formulating & Compounding and Leaders with Real Experience in Commercializing NHFR Formulations/Technologies

  • Offers Overview of the Regulatory Environment and the Need for FRs

  • Learn About Flame Retardant Mechanisms, Ingredients and Tests

  • Understand How Formulators Design Systems to Meet Application Needs

  • View Actual Flammability Test Videos and Discuss What They are Measuring

  • Get Insight into New NHFR Technology Developments

  • Learn How Sustainability is Affecting NHFR Technology

  • Co-sponsored with SPE

  • Flexible - Attend any or all Four Webinars

This course is designed to provide the basics and insights from experts to get a better understanding of the following:

Each of these webinars runs 3 hours and includes a full range of pertinent topics: Current technology, testing, formulation and applications by polymer type and new technology.  The program is a mix of practical tips and solid reference materials.  There will be panels of experts available by topic and a number of suppliers will be available for specific questions.  The attendee can expect to gain insight into:

  • The regulatory environment and the need for FR additives

  • Flame retardant mechanisms, ingredients and testing

  • How Formulators design systems to meet application needs

  • Actual flammability test videos and explain what they are measuring

  • New NHFR technology developments

  • How sustainability is affecting the choice of NHFR Technology


WEBINAR ONE: FR Basics & Test Videos - Tuesday, June 1, 2021 (9:00 am to 12:30 pm EDT)

  • The Case for Flame Retardants/PINFA

  • Regulatory Overview

  • Fire Safety

  • Fire Retardancy of Materials and FR Mechanisms

  • Behavior of Materials in a Fire

  • Videos of the Most Pertinent Flammability Tests for Formulators


WEBINAR TWO: NHFR Thermoplastics - Tuesday, June 8, 2021 (9:00 am to 12:30 pm EDT)

  • NHFR Selection Criteria

  • Approach to Formulating with NHFRs

  • Non-Halogen Flame Retardant Chemistries

  • Specific NHFRs for Thermoplastics, including Case Studies


WEBINAR THREE: TPE's, Thermosets - Tuesday, June 15, 2021 (9:00 am to 12:30 pm EDT)

  • Non-Halogen Flame Retardant Elastomers: Thermoplastic/Thermoset

  • Formulating NHFR Thermosets

  • Formulating NHFR Textile/Adhesives/Sealants/Coatings


WEBINAR FOUR: Emerging NHFRs - Monday, June 21, 2021 (9:00 am to 12:30 pm EDT)

  • New Developments in NHFR Technology: Organic Radical Generators, Bio NHFR, etc.

  • Formulating for Sustainability

  • Forces Affecting NHFR Development

Course Information

If you can only attend one or two sessions your registration fee will include access to the recorded webinars.




The following are the list of speakers and companies participating in the program:

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