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Innovation Spotlight: DuPont™ Hytrel®

Innovation Spotlight: DuPont™ Hytrel®

A thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) single-piece, six-speed transmission baffle assembly, replacing the incumbent stamped steel with bonded rubber seal.

Innovation Spotlight: DuPont™ Zytel® XT and DuPont™ Vamac®

Innovation Spotlight: DuPont™ Zytel® XT and DuPont™ Vamac®

A lightweight, cost-effective twin turbocharger outlet T-joint engineered using molded plastic, replacing the cast aluminum/thermoset rubber incumbent material.

Innovation Spotlight: DuPont™ Zytel® and DuPont™ Delrin®

Innovation Spotlight: DuPont™ Zytel® and DuPont™ Delrin®

A lightweight, all-thermoplastic hood leveler designed to manage pedestrian head-to-hood impacts for reduced head trauma.

Yazaki Underhood Electrical Center Saves Space, Adds Capacity

Yazaki Underhood Electrical Center Saves Space, Adds Capacity

Unique underhood electrical center developed by Yazaki North America for General Motors features DuPont™ Zytel® because it offers an excellent balance of properties and withstands harsh underhood operating conditions.

Hot Gas Welding and Zytel® Give Bocar Competitive Edge

Hot Gas Welding and Zytel® Give Bocar Competitive Edge

First use of hot gas welding for a PPA thermostat housing was developed by Bocar Group Plastics Division for Ford Motor Company. This unique design features DuPont™ Zytel® HTN because it offers outstanding resistance to glycol and fast molding cycles.

Latching Refueling Valve with Low Friction Materials Saves Energy

Latching Refueling Valve with Low Friction Materials Saves Energy

Low friction materials from DuPont Automotive prove to be ideal choice for Continental Automotive’s unique bi-stable latching refueling valve developed for Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ hybrid electric vehicles.

Vespel® actuator guide bushings

Vespel® actuator guide bushings

Vespel® polyimide guide bushings for wastegate actuators provide consistent friction and low wear over the entire life of a turbocharger – even without lubrication in a hot, dirty environment.

Mazda SKYACTIV-D boosted by DuPont plastics

Mazda SKYACTIV-D boosted by DuPont plastics

Pressure to meet escalating fuel economy and emissions regulations drives auto manufacturers to develop new-generation engines that are lighter, cleaner, higher performing and more fuel efficient than ever before.

Bushings in New EGR Valve

Bushings in New EGR Valve

DuPont™ Vespel® SP bushings in new EGR (Exhaust Valve Recirculation) valve help deliver environmental improvements.

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