10:00 - Registration & coffee

10:15 - Introduction

10:20 - Guidance on EU and national legislations regarding fire classification

We will address the EU fire classification for construction products and the directive for Marine equipment, besides that we also make an overview of the national legislation for several interior applications. 

Jo Wynendaele (Centexbel)

10:40 - A glimpse on flame retardant (coated) textile research

The presentation will give an overview of the results obtained in past and present Centexbel projects dealing with flame retardants textiles (finishing, coating and in mass)

Ine De Vilder (Centexbel)

11:00 - Flame retardants for plastic applications

Flame retardant plastics play an important role in our society. They are used in cases where there is a requirement to protect humans and property from a possible fire hazard. This presentation is intended to provide an overview of the commonly used flame retardant systems in plastics, the used test norms, the environmental regulation & compliance for FR plastics and the trends in flame retardancy. Additionally the recycling of FR containing plastics will also be considered.

Isabel De Schrijver (Centexbel)

11:30 - Brainstorm session

Defining themes for common projects

Moderated by Sander De Vrieze (Centexbel)

13:00 - Sandwich lunch


Participation is restricted to the members of the cluster 'Innovative Coatings'.

We are looking forward to seeing you !

Kind regards, 
The cluster team

The Cluster is sponsored by: AGC plasma, Agfa Labs, Bekaert, Delta Application Technics, Obermeier

Sponsors of the Cluster Innovatieve Coatings