Flame Retardancy of Novel Phosphorus Flame Retardant for Polyurethane Foam

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  • Kim, Chang Bum (Department of Chemical Engineering, Kyonggi University) ;
  • Seo, Won Jin (R&D Division, HYUNDAI-KIA MOTORS) ;
  • Kwon, Oh Deok (R&D Division, HYUNDAI-KIA MOTORS) ;
  • Kim, Sang-Bum (Department of Chemical Engineering, Kyonggi University)
  • 김창범 (경기대학교 화학공학과) ;
  • 서원진 (현대자동차 고분자 재료연구팀) ;
  • 권오덕 (현대자동차 고분자 재료연구팀) ;
  • 김상범 (경기대학교 화학공학과)
  • Received : 2011.08.10
  • Accepted : 2011.09.01
  • Published : 2011.10.10


Novel phosphrous flame retardant tetramethylene bis(orthophosphorylurea) (TBPU) was synthesized by the reaction of diphosphoric acid with 1,4-butanediol and urea, and charaterized by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR). As the amount of TBPU added in polyurethane foam (PUF) was increased, the flame retardancy of PUF was increased and the mechanical properties were not decreased. Also, in the flame resistance test after the reduced pressure storage, the flame retardancy of TBPU added PUF was retained. We could find out that the thermal resistance of TBPU added PUF increased compared to that of pure PUF.


flame retardant;polyurethane foam;diphosphoric acid;elution


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