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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
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The Flame Retardant Effect Of Tributyl Phosphate On The Leathers

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Safiye Meriç Açikel, Cem Çelik, Ali Serdar Gültek, Ahmet Aslan



Leather, Fire, Flame Retardant, Tributyl Phosphate



The production of flame retardant leather is important for some leather types as motorcyclist jackets, flight or automotive upholstery leathers. For this reason, in this research it is aimed to produce flame retardant leather and effect of flame retardant on leathers treated with Tributyl Phosphate (TBP) were investigated. Tributyl phosphate (TBP) chemical solutions were applied to the leathers at differing rates that are; 0%, 7%, 14% and 21% by padding finishing technique and after the flame retardant application, the leathers were finished with traditional finishing recipe. Flame retardant property of leathers were researched by vertical (ISO 6941:2007) and horizontal (ISO 3795: 1989) fire resistance tests. Also leathers were characterized by TG+DTG and SEM. The results showed that TBP treated leathers have good flame retardant properties and can enhance effectively the fire retardancy of leathers.



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