Flame Retardants

Effects of Flammability of Mg(OH)2 and Al(OH)3

Summary

As a widely used element in construction, the goal of this project is to reduce the flammability of wood, and other materials specifically through coatings of paint. Using a Magnesium Hydroxide nano paint solution, I noticed a longer ignition time for both Oil and Water based paints that utilized the nano paint solution.

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Year

2017 - 2019

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