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Stabilization of Red Amorphous Phosphorous By Ordered Polymeric Structures for the Manufacture of Non-Imissive Fire Retardant Plastics

Abstract: 

A novel plastic composition and method for making the same comprising a host polymer having substantially uniformly distributed therethrough a non-miscible liquid crystal polymer and red amorphous phosphorus. The liquid crystal polymer is present in a concentration sufficient to encapsulate said red amorphous phosphorus such that a substantial portion of the red amorphous phosphorus does not contact the host polymer.

Patent Number: 
5,543,447
Date Of Issue: 
08/06/1996
Inventors: 

Michael A. Miller;Scott F. Timmons;Darren E. Barlow