International Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry / 2011 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Effect of Addition of Boric Acid and Borax on Fire-Retardant and Mechanical Properties of Urea Formaldehyde Saw Dust Composites

Table 3

Effect of addition of different concentrations of (BA + BX) on modified wood composite.

SamplesGlowing time, SecWt loss, %Char length, mm

Wood + 10% urea formaldehyde9052.1 50

Wood + 10% urea formaldehyde + Paraffin wax6849.343

Wood + 10% urea formaldehyde + Paraffin wax + 0.5% (BA + BX)4216.812

Wood + 10% urea formaldehyde + Paraffin wax + 1% (BA + BX)308.34

Wood + 10% urea formaldehyde + Paraffin wax + 5% (BA + BX)175 2

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