Retardant

  • (noun): Any agent that retards or delays or hinders.
    Example: "Flame-retardant"
    Synonyms: retardent, retardation

Some articles on retardant:

Tetrakis(hydroxymethyl)phosphonium Chloride - Application in Textiles
... THPC has industrial importance in the production of crease-resistant and flame-retardant finishes on cotton textiles and other cellulosic fabrics ... A flame-retardant finish can be prepared from THPC by the Proban Process, in which THPC is treated with urea ... is then treated with ammonia and ammonia hydroxide to produce fibers that are flame-retardant ...
Tanker 910 - Design
... The water or retardant is carried in three center-line belly tanks ... The retardant is gravity-fed out of the tanks, and the entire load can be dumped in eight seconds, although the actual drop rate is computer controlled by the flight crew in order to produce the desired ... The aircraft is capable of applying a line of retardant 300 ft (91 m) wide by 1 mile (1.6 km) long ...
Index Of Firefighting Articles - V
... Fire chief's vehicle Fire extinguisher Fire hose Fire hydrant Fire retardant Fireman's switch Flame retardant Hard suction hose Heat detector List of fire-retardant materials Nomex PASS Rescue ...
Evergreen 747 Supertanker - Development
... that impacted usage by the Forest Service was the USFS requirement for using fire retardant rather than water ... When Evergreen attempted to convert the system from water dispensing to retardant, they encountered objections from the FAA ... to the much greater density of fire retardant and the corresponding increased stress on the airframe thus delaying the FAA certification ...
Composite Epoxy Material
... CEM-1 is low cost, flame retardant, cellulose paper based laminate with only one layer of woven glass fabric ... Its color is white and it is flame retardant ... CEM-4 quite similar as CEM-3 but not flame retardant ...