FlameGard® is a ground Bayer hydrate used as a flame retardant and smoke suppressant additive in polymeric adhesive backing systems for tufted carpeting, and in unsaturated polyester for sheet molding or bulk molding compounds.

FlameGard® Applications

Widely used for meeting flame retardant requirements for carpeting

Benefits of FlameGard® for Flame Retardant Polymers

  • Formulates flame retardance into carpet systems
  • Additionally provides excellent smoke suppression

Why Almatis FlameGard® is Premium

  • Non-halogenated
  • Precisely sized for optimal flame retardance of polymeric carpet adhesives, with high loading potential
  • Can substantially lower smoke production
  • Short lead times to major US carpet producers