Flame Retardant Fabric
Patent #: 6,989,194
Inventor(s): Vishal Bansal, Hyun Sung Lim, Harry Samuelson and Michael Robert Samuels
Company: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Patented is a flame retardant fabric comprising bicomponent fibers with a sheath and core. The sheath is made of a liquid crystalline polyester polymer with an LOI of at least 26 and a melting point (Tm) between about 200-265° C. The core comprises poly(ethylene terephthalate).
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