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Wed Feb 13, 2019, 12:52 PM

Texas A&M researchers develop fire-retardant coating featuring renewable materials, better protectio

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Texas A&M researchers develop fire-retardant coating featuring renewable materials, better protection

February 8, 2019 By Steve Kuhlmann

Texas A&M University researchers are developing a new kind of flame-retardant coating using renewable, nontoxic materials readily found in nature, which could provide even more effective fire protection for several widely used materials.

Dr. Jaime Grunlan, the Linda & Ralph Schmidt ’68 Professor in the J. Mike Walker '66 Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M, led the recently published research that is featured on the cover of a recent issue of the journal, Advanced Materials Interfaces.

Successful development and implementation of the coating could provide better fire protection to materials including upholstered furniture, textiles and insulation.

“These coatings offer the opportunity to reduce the flammability of the polyurethane foam used in a variety of furniture throughout most people’s homes,” Grunlan noted.

https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/admi.201801424

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Wed Feb 13, 2019, 01:10 PM

1. Heck, use any stick that i try to start a fire with.

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