FLAMGUARD-BC | Flame Retardant by back coating

Product Information

Flamguard-BC is a durable Halogen and formaldehyde free flame retardant finishing chemical for polyester fabrics. It is suitable for application by back coating method for upholstery fabrics, automotive textiles and technical textiles. It has high flame resistance. It imparts durable, non-hygroscopic, non-corrosive, non-plasticizing and thermostable FR finish. The finish is stable to UV radiation, heat as well as humid conditions.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits
Non-corrosive and no objectional odor or fumes in plant
Halogen and formaldehyde free
General Characteristics
Physical appearance
Milky White to Off-White pourable paste.
Ionic nature Weakly anionic
pH of 1% solution 8 +/-1
Miscibility Miscible with water
Stability Compatible with anionic and nonionic products
Compatibility Stable to dilute acids and dilute alkalies

By coating 

Coat add-on 60-70g / sq mt = about 3.8-5.3 g/ (17.5 to 20 cm) Dry at 150 deg.C for 10 min.


Percent add-on should be proper as an insufficient add-on of Flamguard-BC may lead to failure or reduced durability while excessive add-on of flame retardant can lead to harsh feel.

It can be incorporated into the print paste.

It can be applied by foam finishing.

Flamguard-BC can pass following tests

i) FMVSS302

ii) NFPA-701

iii) BS-5852


Storage : Store in cool, ventilated shed away from heat and direct sunlight. Storage temperature should not exceed 35 deg C.Close lids firmly to avoid contact with air and moisture.

Shelf Life : 9 months from the date of manufacturing, if stored under controlled conditions.

The above information is given in good faith and is without warranty

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