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Composites UK: Material Improvements for Increased Fire Performance with Fibre Polymer Composites

This webinar will look at the materials that make up fibre polymer composites, and how improvements in resins, fibres and coatings can result in increased material performance when faced with fire.

The hour of presentations will be followed by virtual networking through Airmeet where you will be able to meet the speakers and attendees.


10:00    Welcome
10:05    Fire Protection of Fibre-Reinforced Polymer Composites
Baljinder Kandola, University of Bolton

10:20    PFA Resins and Composite Fire Performance - A Replacement for Phenolics?
Mathias Kelchtermans, TransFurans Chemicals

10:35    The Performance of Filava- Polysiloxane, Silres® H62C Composite in High Temperature Applications
Dr. Klaudio Bari, University of Wolverhampton

10:50    Increasing the Fire Performance of Composites with Basalt Fibres and Fabrics
Wouter Verbouwe, Basaltex NV

11:05    Using RED Coatings to Complete Composites – a New Approach to Fire Protection
Trevor Fielding, Finnester Coatings

11:20    Fire, Smoke and Toxicity Performance of Composites in Rail
Neil Gray, Technical Fibre Products

11:35    Fire Considerations of Composites in Electric Vehicle Battery Cases
Peter Hansen, Hive Composites

11:50    Close. Move over to Airmeet for virtual networking (optional).
13:00    Airmeet close. 


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This event is open to members and non-members.

Composites UK members: £50 + VAT
Non-members: £100 + VAT
Students: £50 + VAT (contact us from your university email address for the discount code)


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INVOICING: Please book through the website where possible. Invoices can be raised but an admin fee of £10 will be added and it must be paid before the webinar takes place in order to receive the login details. If this deadline is missed, a link to the recording will be sent upon payment. Contact us for more details.

REGISTRATIONS WILL CLOSE AT 9:15AM ON 14/07/2021. Late registrations can contact us to purchase access to the recording on

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