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Title Novel Phosphorus-Containing Poly(ether sulfone)s and Their Blends with an Epoxy Resin: Thermal Decomposition and Fire Retardancy
Date 02.09.2006
Number 14090
Abstract The decomposition of novel phosphorus-containing poly(oxyphenylene-sulfonyl-phenylene-oxy-diphenyl phenylene phosphine oxide) (PSU_I), 2,5-dihydroxy-1-biphenylene-phosphine oxide based polysulfone (PSU_II), poly(sulfonyl-diphenylphenylene phosphonate) (PSU_P) and bisphenol A-based polysulfone (PSU) is studied. The influence of the chemical structure, charring and phosphorus release is discussed based on the mass loss, kinetics and products. The pyrolysis and fire behaviour of blends with epoxy resin (EP) are studied. For EP-PSU_II, phosphorus initiates water elimination and changes the decomposition pathway of EP. The fire behaviour of EP-PSU shows some improvements, whereas the heat release rate is crucially reduced for EP-PSU_II due to simultaneous char formation and flame inhibition.
Publisher Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics
Identifier 31
Citation Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 207 (2006) 1501-1514
DOI https://doi.org/10.1002/macp.200600182
Authors Braun , U. ; Knoll, U. ; Schartel, B. ; Hoffmann, T. ; Pospiech, D. ; Artner, J. ; Ciesieski, M. ; Döring, M. ; Perez-Graterol, R. ; Sandler, J. ; Altstädt, V.
Tags epoxy flame retardance high performance polymers polysulfones thermogravimetric analysis (tga) structure-property relationships red phosphorus gas chromatography degradation behavior ether mechanism systems oxide

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