International Conference on Fire Resistant Textiles and Fibers ICFRTF on July 17-18, 2020 in Helsinki, Finland

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International Conference on Fire Resistant Textiles and Fibers (ICFRTF) July 17, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland
Fire resistant textiles
Combustion processes of textile fibers
Thermal transitions and degradation of polymers
Degradation of individual fiber-forming polymer types
Specific mechanistic issues relevant to fibers and textiles: char formation
Potential of nanotechnology for flame retarding textiles

Burning mechanisms of fibers
Thermal decomposition of solid to produce fuel
Escape of fuel vapor from the degrading solid
Reactions in the vapor state – oxidation
Excess heat diffusion back to the solid to produce more degradation
Reducing flammability

Chemical modification of natural and synthetic textile fibers to improve flame retardancy
Flame retardant strategies for textile materials
Polyesters and polyamides
Cellulose-based fibers: cotton, cotton blends and viscose
Wool and its blends
Silk fibers
Miscellaneous fiber-forming polymers

Multi-component flame resistant coating techniques for textiles
Back-coating techniques
The sol–gel coating technique
Plasma surface treatments
Nanoparticle-based films
Layer-by-layer assembly

Care and maintenance of fabrics used for flame resistant personal protective equipment
Multiple fiber and fabric options in personal protective equipment
Available care and cleaning guidance
Designing a care and maintenance program
Implementing a care and maintenance program for flame resistant garments

Safety, health and environmental aspects of flame retardants
Toxicity of smoke from combustion products
Effects of individual combustion products on fire victims
Potential toxicity issues associated with individual flame retardants
Environmental effects of smoke with and without flame retardants
Life-cycle assessment of environmental effects of using products with and without flame retardants

Flame resistant cotton
Non-durable and semi-durable flame retardants
Durable flame retardants
Flame retardants for cotton fleece fabrics

Flame resistant manmade cellulosic fibers
Manmade cellulosic fibers: types and properties
History of flame resistant manmade cellulosic fibers
Strategies for making manmade cellulosic fibers flame resistant
Commercially available flame resistant manmade cellulosic fibers
Applications of flame resistant manmade cellulosic fibers
New developments and technologies

Flame resistant wool and wool blends
The flame resistant properties of wool
The flame resistant properties of wool blends
Types of fire resistant finishes
Polymeric fire resistant finishes
Legislation relating to fire resistant finishes
Fire resistant treatments for wool and wool blends: zirconium and titanium salts
Fr treatments for wool and wool blends: ammonium phosphates and organophosphorus species
Fr treatments for wool and wool blends: other treatments

Flame resistant ceramic fibers
Types of ceramic fibers
Applications of ceramic fibers

Flame resistant composites and nanocomposites
Nanocomposite flammability issues
Composite materials
Fire resistance of nanocomposites

Flame resistant nonwoven fabrics
Nonwoven fabrics
Production of nonwovens
Flame resistance of nonwovens
Types of flame retardants
Flame resistance of cellulose
Flame resistant treatments of cellulosic fibers
Highloft nonwovens and cotton blend highlofts
Fr nonwoven applications

Testing and regulation of fire resistant textiles
Selection of flame resistant protective clothing

Flame resistant clothing standards and regulations
Characterizing comfort properties of flame resistant fabrics and garments
Comfort in clothing
Comfort characterization methods
Comfort properties of fabrics and garments
Interactions between thermal protection and comfort

Physiological impact of flame resistant clothing
Physiological and environmental factors affecting body heat
Strategies for mitigation of heat stress
Non-physiological cooling strategies

Flame retardancy testing and regulation of soft furnishings
Soft furnishing flammability regulations
Fire blocking technologies for soft furnishings
Future trends in fire blocking technologies

Flame resistant textiles for flash fires
Flash fire hazards and regulation
Performance and requirements of flame retardant textiles for flash fire protection
Design of flame retardant fabrics and clothing for flash fire protection
Fabric and fiber materials used in flash fire applications
Recent advances in flash fire clothing

Flame resistant textiles for structural and proximity fire fighting
Design and performance requirements of firefighter protective clothing
Materials used in protective clothing for structural and proximity firefighting
Design and manufacture of clothing for structural and proximity firefighters
Advances in firefighter clothing materials and technology

Flame resistant textiles for electric arc flash hazards
Flame resistant textiles for molten metal hazards
Flame resistant textiles for transport applications
Flame retardant fiber-reinforced composites
Flame retardancy for fiber-reinforced polymer composites

Name: World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
Address: UAE

World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of diverse scholarly events for presentation within the conference program.
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Presenter Sign Up Fee EUR 350.00 Before June 18, 2020
Listener Sign Up Fee EUR 250.00 Before June 18, 2020