Printed wire boards, like connectors, are in every electronic device imaginable as they serve as the platform for the all the necessary electronic components. Higher electrical and mechanical demands on today’s PWBs mandate that fire safety is ensured via the use of flame retardants.

LANXESS offers the brominated flame retardant, BA-59-P for epoxy-based PWBs and the phosphate esters Disflamoll® TP, Disflamoll® DPK and Reofos® 35 for phenolic-based PWBs.