Deoxybenzoin-based Anti-flammable Polymers and Cured Epoxy Resins

PRODUCT OPPORTUNITIES

• Inherently flame-retardant polymer materials that meet flammability codes or standards

• A wide variety of fire-resistant products, such as construction materials, foams, furniture, coatings, adhesives, electrical systems, etc., that are made from inherently flame-retardant, deoxybenzoin-containing polymers or cured epoxy resins

ADVANTAGES

• Halogen-free

• Inherently flame-resistant

• High thermal stability and low heat of combustion

TECHNOLOGY DESCRIPTION

This invention provides novel, deoxybenzoin-based anti-flammable polymers and cured epoxy resins for a variety of end-use applications.

ABOUT THE LEAD INVENTOR

Dr. Todd Emrick is a Professor in the Department of Polymer Science and Engineering. He is a prolific inventor and a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Dr. Emrick’s research interests include synthetic organic/polymer chemistry, functionalization of nanoscale and 2-D materials, aqueous polymer assembly, and polymer-based therapeutics.

AVAILABILITY:

Available for Licensing and/or Sponsored Research

DOCKET:

UMA 08-21, UMA 08-22 and UMA 08-35

PATENT STATUS:

U.S. Patents Issued: US 8,314,202, US 89,175,131, US 9,340,635, US 9,822,205

NON-CONFIDENTIAL INVENTION DISCLOSURE

LEAD INVENTOR:

Todd S. Emrick, Ph.D.

CONTACT:

This invention provides novel, deoxybenzoin-based anti-flammable polymers and cured epoxy resins for a variety of end-use applications.

Website

http://tto-umass-amherst.technologypublisher.com/tech/Deoxybenzoin-based_Anti-flammable_Polymers_and_Cured_Epoxy_Resins

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