Firefighter Suits: Starlite mixes readily with plastic, therefore it could be fashioned into fabric. There are already materials of this nature, used in military programs, which may or may not be variations of Starlite. The product I found in a Youtube video is not widely known or used. See video on our media page.
Firefighter Vehicle Protection:
Starlite mixes with paint, which might coat a vehicle. Starlite can also be mixed with rubber, to protect tires.
Phosphates, an ingredient of Starlite , are already used in firefighting. It is worth exploring how Starlite might be used to directly fight fires.
Go To Boeing Report on Starlite
Protecting Homes to Prevent Fires
Current materials in homes are highly flammable. Starlite can create applications to protect homes externally--a thin coating on roofs and wood; or combined with synthetic materials to make them fire resistant.
Replacing Bromide Fire Retardants--A potential cause of cancer in both firefighters and the general public.
Sythetic fire retardants have been used for decades, even though they have been an issue of concern ever since it was discovered that these chemicals are polluting our environment and building up in our bodies. Every American now has some degree of these substances in our bodies, and they have been linked to a variety of illnesses.
Starlite is comprised of biodegradable and natural ingredients which do not persist in the environment.
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