In PVC wire and cable formulations, MagShield S magnesium hydroxide is as effective in reducing smoke production in the flaming mode as ATH.

PVC Resin 100
Santicizer 711P plasticizer 40 phr
MagShield S 30 phr
Calcium Carbonate 20 phr
Lectro 90 stabilizer 3 phr
Antimony Oxide 3 phr
Stearic Acid 0.5 phr
Compound properties
Limiting Oxygen Index 31%
Tensile Strength 2,610 psi
Tensile Modulus 20,330 psi
Elongation 139%
Melt Flow Index 0.90 g/10 min.

MagShield S produces comparable results with other metal hydrate systems.

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