Plastic core of the cladding used on Grenfell Tower burned as quickly as petrol

19 07 2017

The Daily Mail Plastic core of the cladding used on Grenfell Tower burned as quickly as petrol

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20 07 2017
20 07 2017
flyingcuttlefish

this junk should be banned …. no matter how tall the building…. it’s an excellerant.

20 07 2017
flyingcuttlefish

21 07 2017
flyingcuttlefish
22 07 2017
flyingcuttlefish
24 07 2017
flyingcuttlefish
24 07 2017
flyingcuttlefish

Dow (con’t.)
Read the section on chemical instability. Dow patented this. Grenfel Towers, 1,4-Dioxane, trichloroethylene…
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trichloroethylene

h/t to readers – FC

24 07 2017
flyingcuttlefish

. . . . Dow holds the patent for the stuff in the middle of those panels in Grenfell Towers. Extremely flammable. Like aluminum on the outside will matter….

https://www.google.com/patents/WO2013174844A1?cl=en

[Towards the bottom of the patent is a “Referenced By” section. The applicant is in Japanese characters. Wonder why it’s not in English, like the rest of the patent… must be a reason.]

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