Resin & Additives

Brominated Flame Retardant FG Series

Introduction and Features

FG series is a brominated flame retardant which Teijin developed after many years of researches, and it is effective for plastics used in various fields including electric appliances, automobiles and construction materials.

Features

Grade Chemical structue Main application
FG-7000
PET, PBT, ABS
PC, PC/ABS
FG-7500
PET, PBT, ABS
PC, PC/ABS
FG-8500
PET, PBT, PC,
PC/ABS, ABS

Grade Lists

Grade Appearance Melting
point
5% Weight
loss
temperature*1
Bromine
content
%
Specific
gravity
Solubility*2
Water Methanol Acetone Benzene
FG-7000 White powder 230 - 250 444 52.8 1.9 × ×
FG-7500 White powder 208 - 228 442 52.1 1.9 × ×
FG-8500 White powder 205 - 225 446 58 2.1 × ×
  1. *1Ramp up at 20℃/min under N2 atmosphere.
  2. *2○ : soluble  △ : hardly soluble  × : insoluble

The values on the table are representative, not guranteed.

Engineering Service

FG-7000

Thermogravimetric analysis

Atmosphere : N2

Heating rate : 20℃/min

Weight loss Temperature
5% 444℃
10% 461℃
20% 478℃

Applications

  1. 1.Non-reinforced PBT
  1. (1)Resin and additive
    • Resin
      : PBT (TRB-H, Teijin)
    • Flame retardant
      : FG-7000
    • Auxiliary compound
      : Sb2O3 (ATOX-S)
  1. (2)Processing conditions
    • Extrusion
      : 30mm extruder, extrusion temperature at 240℃
    • Injection molding
      : 3 oz/shot injection molding machine, molding temperature at 240℃
  1. (3)Properties of sample compound with non-reinforced PBT
Property Unit Measurement method Blank No.1 No.2 No.3 No.4
PBT Weight part - 100 100 100 100 100
FG-7000 Weight part - 0 8 10 12 14
Sb2O3 Weight part - 0 4 5 6 7
Flammability - UL-94 (6.4mm) HB V-2 V-2 V-0 V-0
- UL-94 (3.2mm) HB V-2 V-2 V-0 V-0
- UL-94 (1.6mm) HB HB V-2 V-2 V-0
OI % ASTM D-2863 21.4 23.5 24.5 25.1 26.6
Specific gravity - ASTM D-792 1.31 1.37 1.39 1.40 1.42
Yield strength MPa
(kgf/cm2)
ASTM D-638 50
(510)
55
(560)
57
(580)
59
(600)
60
(610)
Elongation % ASTM D-638 320 20 15 13 12
Flexural strength MPa
(kgf/cm2)
ASTM D-790 83
(850)
89
(910)
92
(940)
94
(960)
95
(970)
Flexural modulus MPa
(kgf/cm2)
ASTM D-790 2,230
(22,700)
2,540
(25,900)
2,600
(26,500)
2,690
(27,400)
2,710
(27,600)
Impact strength J/m
(kgf・cm/cm)
ASTM D-256
(3.2mm)
26
(2.7)
15
(1.5)
13
(1.3)
12
(1.2)
12
(1.2)
J/m
(kgf・cm/cm)
ASTM D-256
(6.4mm)
26
(2.7)
15
(1.5)
15
(1.5)
13
(1.3)
13
(1.3)
Heat distortion
temperature
ASTM D-648
Load 1.82MPa
(18.6kgf/cm2)
55 60 62 65 68
  1. 2.Reinforced PBT
  1. (1)Resin and additive
    • Resin
      : PBT (TRB-J, Teijin)
    • Glass fiber
      : Chopped strand (Nitto Boseki Co., Ltd.)
    • Flame retardant
      : FG-7000
    • Auxiliary compound
      : Sb2O3 (ATOX-S)
  1. (2)Processing conditions
    • Extrusion
      : 30mm extruder, extrusion temperature at 250℃
    • Injection molding
      : 3oz/shot injection molding machine, molding temperature at 250℃
  1. (3)Properties of sample compound with reinforced PBT
Property Unit Measurement method Blank No.1 No.2 No.3
PBT Weight % - 70.0 61.0 56.5 50.5
Glass fiber Weight % - 30.0 30.0 30.0 30.0
FG-8500 Weight % - 0 6.0 9.0 13.0
Sb2O3 Weight % - 0 3.0 4.5 6.5
Flammability - UL-94 (3.2mm) HB HB V-0 V-0
- UL-94 (1.6mm) HB HB V-0 V-0
- UL-94 (0.8mm) HB V-2 V-2 V-0
OI % ASTM D-2863 19.5 28.0 31.3 33.4
Specific gravity - ASTM D-792 1.51 1.59 1.62 1.70
Rupture strength MPa
(kgf/cm2)
ASTM D-638 130
(1,330)
127
(1,300)
126
(1,280)
123
(1,250)
Elongation % ASTM D-638 3 2 2 2
Flexural strength MPa
(kgf/cm2)
ASTM D-790 199
(2,030)
194
(1,980)
191
(1,950)
186
(1,900)
Flexural modulus MPa
(kgf/cm2)
ASTM D-790 8,140
(83,000)
8,830
(90,000)
9,020
(92,000)
9,510
(97,000)
Impact strength J/m
(kgf・cm/cm)
ASTM D-256
(3.2mm)
65
(6.6)
55
(5.6)
52
(5.3)
53
(5.4)
J/m
(kgf・cm/cm)
ASTM D-256
(6.4mm)
74
(7.5)
59
(6.0)
57
(5.8)
52
(5.3)
Heat distortion
temperature
ASTM D-648
Load 1.82MPa
(18.6kgf/cm2)
209 210 210 210

FG-7500

Thermogravimetric analysis

Atmosphere : N2

Heating rate : 20℃/min

Weight loss Temperature
5% 442℃
10% 459℃
20% 477℃

Applications

  1. 1.Non-reinforced PBT
  1. (1)Resin and additive
    • Resin
      : PBT (TRB-H, Teijin)
    • Flame retardant
      : FG-7500
    • Auxiliary compound
      : Sb2O3 (ATOX-S)
  1. (2)Processing conditions
    • Extrusion
      : 30mm extruder, extrusion temperature at 240℃
    • Injection molding
      : 3 oz/shot injection molding machine, molding temperature at 240℃
  1. (3)Properties of sample compound with non-reinforced PBT
Property Unit Measurement method Blank No.1 No.2 No.3 No.4
PBT Weight part - 100 100 100 100 100
FG-7500 Weight part - 0 10.0 12.0 14.5 17.0
Sb2O3 Weight part - 0 5.0 6.0 7.3 8.5
Flammability - UL-94 (6.4mm) HB V-2 V-0 V-0 V-0
- UL-94 (3.2mm) HB V-2 V-2 V-0 V-0
- UL-94 (1.6mm) HB HB V-2 V-2 V-0
OI % ASTM D-2863 21.4 24.1 25.8 26.8 27.6
Specific gravity - ASTM D-792 1.31 1.39 1.40 1.41 1.43
Yield strength MPa
(kgf/cm2)
ASTM D-638 50
(510)
58
(590)
59
(600)
59
(600)
60
(610)
Elongation % ASTM D-638 320 32 30 25 25
Flexural strength MPa
(kgf/cm2)
ASTM D-790 83
(850)
88
(900)
90
(920)
92
(940)
93
(950)
Flexural modulus MPa
(kgf/cm2)
ASTM D-790 2,230
(22,700)
2,580
(26,300)
2,650
(27,000)
2,680
(27,300)
2,690
(27,400)
Impact strength J/m
(kgf・cm/cm)
ASTM D-256
(3.2mm)
26
(2.7)
18
(1.8)
17
(1.7)
16
(1.6)
16
(1.6)
J/m
(kgf・cm/cm)
ASTM D-256
(6.4mm)
26
(2.7)
18
(1.8)
16
(1.6)
16
(1.6)
16
(1.6)
Heat distortion
temperature
ASTM D-648
Load 1.82MPa
(18.6kgf/cm2)
55 62 65 67 68
  1. 2.ABS
  1. (1)Resin and additive
    • Resin
      : ABS (Tufrex TFX-410)
    • Flame retardant
      : FG-7500
    • Auxiliary compound
      : Sb2O3 (ATOX-S)
  1. (2)Processing conditions
    • Extrusion
      : 30mm extruder, extrusion temperature at 230℃
    • Injection molding
      : 3oz/shot injection molding machine, molding temperature at 230℃
  1. (3)Properties of sample compound with reinforced ABS
Property Unit Measurement method Blank No.1 No.2 No.3 No.4
ABS Weight part - 100 100 100 100 100
FG-7500 Weight part - 0 20.0 22.5 25.0 27.5
Sb2O3 Weight part - 0 4.0 4.5 5.0 5.5
Flammability - UL-94 (6.4mm) HB V-0 V-0 V-0 V-0
- UL-94 (3.2mm) HB V-2 V-2 V-2 V-0
- UL-94 (1.6mm) HB HB V-2 V-2 V-0
OI % ASTM D-2863 18.3 24.3 25.3 25.8 26.3
Specific gravity - ASTM D-792 1.07 1.17 1.19 1.20 1.21
Yield strength MPa
(kgf/cm2)
ASTM D-638 43
(440)
45
(460)
46
(470)
46
(470)
48
(490)
Elongation % ASTM D-638 27 17 16 16 14
Flexural strength MPa
(kgf/cm2)
ASTM D-790 74
(750)
72
(730)
72
(730)
73
(740)
73
(740)
Flexural modulus MPa
(kgf/cm2)
ASTM D-790 2,450
(25,000)
2,310
(23,600)
2,330
(23,800)
2,390
(24,400)
2,420
(24,700)
Impact strength J/m
(kgf・cm/cm)
ASTM D-256
(3.2mm)
90
(9.2)
22
(2.2)
16
(1.6)
14
(1.4)
14
(1.4)
J/m
(kgf・cm/cm)
ASTM D-256
(6.4mm)
118
(12.0)
27
(2.8)
24
(2.4)
25
(2.5)
20
(2.0)
Heat distortion
temperature
ASTM D-648
Load 1.82MPa
(18.6kgf/cm2)
84 86 88 92 93

FG-8500

Thermogravimetric analysis

Atmosphere : N2

Heating rate : 20℃/min

Weight loss Temperature
5% 446℃
10% 461℃
20% 476℃

Applications

  1. 1.Non-reinforced PBT
  1. (1)Resin and additive
    • Resin
      : PBT (TRB-H, Teijin)
    • Flame retardant
      : FG-8500
    • Auxiliary compound
      : Sb2O3 (ATOX-S)
  1. (2)Processing conditions
    • Extrusion
      : 30mm extruder, extrusion temperature at 240℃
    • Injection molding
      : 5oz/shot injection molding machine, molding temperature at 240℃
  1. (3)Properties of sample compound with non-reinforced PBT
Property Unit Measurement method Blank No.1 No.2 No.3
PBT Weight part - 100 100 100 100
FG-8500 Weight part - - 12.0 14.0 16.0
Sb2O3 Weight part - - 6.0 7.0 8.0
Flammability - UL-94 (3.2mm) HB V-0 V-0 V-0
- UL-94 (1.6mm) HB V-2 V-0 V-0
- UL-94 (0.8mm) HB V-2 V-2 V-0
OI % ASTM D-2863 21.4 26.4 27.6 28.6
Specific gravity - ASTM D-792 1.31 1.41 1.43 1.45
Yield strength MPa
(kgf/cm2)
ASTM D-638 50
(510)
59
(600)
60
(610)
61
(620)
Elongation % ASTM D-638 320 20 18 17
Flexural strength MPa
(kgf/cm2)
ASTM D-790 83
(850)
91
(930)
97
(990)
99
(1,010)
Flexural modulus MPa
(kgf/cm2)
ASTM D-790 2,230
(22,700)
2,670
(27,200)
2,700
(27,500)
2,730
(27,800)
Impact strength J/m
(kgf・cm/cm)
ASTM D-256
(3.2mm)
26
(2.7)
14
(1.4)
14
(1.4)
14
(1.4)
J/m
(kgf・cm/cm)
ASTM D-256
(6.4mm)
26
(2.7)
16
(1.6)
16
(1.6)
15
(1.5)
Heat distortion
temperature
ASTM D-648
Load 1.82MPa
(18.6kgf/cm2)
55 67 68 68
MFR g/10min JISK-7210
275℃×0.0319MPa
(0.325kgf/cm2)
4.5 9.2 9.4 9.5
  1. 2.Reinforced PBT
  1. (1)Resin and additive
    • Resin
      : PBT (Product nameTRB-J from Teijin)
    • Glass fiber
      : Chopped strand (Nitto Boseki Co., Ltd.)
    • Flame retardant
      : FG-8500
    • Auxiliary compound
      : Sb2O3 (ATOX-S)
  1. (2)Processing conditions
    • Extrusion
      : 30mm extruder, extrusion temperature 250℃
    • Injection molding
      : 5oz/shot injection molding machine, molding temperature 250℃
  1. (3)Properties of sample compound with reinforced PBT
Property Unit Measurement method Blank No.1 No.2 No.3
PBT Weight % - 70.0 59.5 56.5 53.5
Glass fiber Weight % - 30.0 30.0 30.0 30.0
FG-8500 Weight % - - 7.0 9.0 11.0
Sb2O3 Weight % - - 3.5 4.5 5.5
Flammability - UL-94 (3.2mm) HB V-0 V-0 V-0
- UL-94 (1.6mm) HB V-1 V-0 V-0
- UL-94 (0.8mm) HB V-2 V-2 V-0
OI % ASTM D-2863 19.5 27.0 29.7 31.5
Specific gravity - ASTM D-792 1.53 1.63 1.66 1.70
Rupture strength MPa
(kgf/cm2)
ASTM D-638 130
(1,330)
126
(1,280)
124
(1,260)
123
(1,250)
Elongation % ASTM D-638 3 2 2 2
Flexuralstrength MPa
(kgf/cm2)
ASTM D-790 199
(2,030)
190
(1,940)
191
(1,950)
193
(1,970)
Flexural modulus MPa
(kgf/cm2)
ASTM D-790 8,140
(83,000)
8,730
(89,000)
8,830
(90,000)
8,920
(91,000)
Impact strength J/m
(kgf・cm/cm)
ASTM D-256
(3.2mm)
65
(6.6)
53
(5.4)
52
(5.3)
52
(5.3)
J/m
(kgf・cm/cm)
ASTM D-256
(6.4mm)
74
(7.5)
62
(6.3)
60
(6.1)
59
(6.0)
Heat distortion
temperature
ASTMD-648
Load 1.82MPa
(18.6kgf/cm2)
210 210 210 210