|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||252/03 ; 169/045 ; 169/046 ; 252/02 ; 252/605 ; 252/610|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 47 인용 특허 : 24|
A method of preventing or retarding a combustible object from burning includes the steps of mixing water with a superabsorbent polymer ("SAP") to form one at least partially hydrated SAP, and applying the at least partially hydrated SAP to the combustible object, before or after combustion. In another embodiment, an article of manufacture includes a SAP, that is prehydrated, or hydrated at a later time, is useful for preventing a combustible object from burning, or for providing a human fire shield or preventing penetration of extreme heat or fire to a f...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] A method of retarding a combustible object from burning comprising the steps of:(a) providing an aqueous firefighting composition comprising a mixture of water and a superabsorbent polymer that absorbs at least 20 times its weight in water;(b) applying the firefighting composition to an exposed surface of the combustible object.