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Acela Express

Acela Express

The use of Nomex® paper and pressboard helps enable a lighter weight traction transformer design for Amtrak’s Acela Express, reducing the weight of the equipment transformer by between 15% and 25%.

Advanced Materials Help Turn Rocky Road into Smooth Path Forward at Solar Park in France

Advanced Materials Help Turn Rocky Road into Smooth Path Forward at Solar Park in France

Hanau Energies Concept Counts on DuPont™ Tedlar® Films and Solamet® Pastes for Superior Durability, Longevity and Power Output

Brithinee Electric Motor Repair

Brithinee Electric Motor Repair

For more than 30 years, Brithinee Electric has been building customer confidence and business growth with an uncompromising demand for quality and exclusive use of Nomex® insulation to meet its electric motor repair requirements.

Capitalizing on a failure

Capitalizing on a failure

Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation turned a mobile transformer failure into success by opting for a transformer uprating with Nomex® paper and pressboard, increasing capacity and versatility for less than half the cost of a new unit.

Conoco Case Study

Conoco Case Study

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) case study on Conoco to learn more about how safety training and safety audits helped prevent injuries at Conoco’s North Sea operation.

Cost-effective photovoltaic junction box housings

Cost-effective photovoltaic junction box housings

Junction boxes are installed by photovoltaic (PV) manufacturers directly on to the back of every PV panel and serve as the interface between the conductor ribbons on the panel and the DC input and output cables.

DuPont and Yingli Solar Collaborate on Clean Energy

DuPont and Yingli Solar Collaborate on Clean Energy

Rooftop Solar System at DuPont R&D Center Serves as Model for Distributed Solar Power Systems in China

DuPont brings solar power to almost 300,000 homes in rural parts of Rajasthan in India

DuPont brings solar power to almost 300,000 homes in rural parts of Rajasthan in India

The selection of materials with proven performance and long term durability was critical to provide a truly sustainable source of energy.

DuPont Capital Project Management

DuPont Capital Project Management

Learn how DuPont saved time, money and resources when building its Cooper River site through the implementation of the DuPont Capital Project Management system. DuPont Sustainable Solutions capital project management methodologies help organizations complete projects on time and on budget while protecting the environment.

EDF recognises safety and reliability of Securamid transformers

EDF recognises safety and reliability of Securamid transformers

EDF Lille selected Securamid® transformers with Nomex® insulation for a major city-center complex of offices, shops and a concert hall because transformer safety and reliability were the top concerns of this electricity utility.

Flanders Industrial Motor Repair

Flanders Industrial Motor Repair

Flanders Electric provides the highest quality power products and services, including industrial motor repair. An integral part of the quality equation is the use of Nomex® paper and Nomex® based laminates.

Flash Fire Hazard Case History

Flash Fire Hazard Case History

A refinery worker flash fire experience showcases how inherently flame-resistant DuPont™ Nomex® fiber can help save lives.

Hybrid Insulation Systems

Hybrid Insulation Systems

Yunnan Transformer Co. met reliability needs under extreme overload using Nomex® paper in liquid-immersed transformers with hybrid insulation systems.

Liquid-Immersed Transformer Retrofit

Liquid-Immersed Transformer Retrofit

Transformer retrofit with Nomex® insulation boosts operational flexibility, enhances reliability under demanding operating conditions and reduces maintenance costs for hydroelectric power plant.

MOL Group Case Study

MOL Group Case Study

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) case study on developing Process Safety at MOL, the second building block of an effective safety culture.

Nomex® Thermal Technology Serving Wind Generators by FMV

Nomex® Thermal Technology Serving Wind Generators by FMV

FMV, a designer and manufacturer of industrial ventilators, improved reliability and doubled the service life of its asynchronous motors by upgrading to a Class F motor insulation system with Nomex® based laminate type NM.

OMV Petrom Group Case Study

OMV Petrom Group Case Study

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) case study on OMV Petrom Group to see how they refined safety performance.

Over 14 GW – 6000 SLIM® and Bio-SLIM® Transformer Units installed since 2001

Over 14 GW – 6000 SLIM® and Bio-SLIM® Transformer Units installed since 2001

In 2000, CG Power Systems teamed up with DuPont to develop high-temperature, liquid-immersed transformers targeted at the wind segment. Today, thousands of wind turbine transformers with Nomex® insulation have been installed globally.

PEMEX Gas Case Study

PEMEX Gas Case Study

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) case study on PEMEX Gas to see how they formed a foundation for asset effectiveness.

Promoting the Sustainable Development of China’s Solar Energy Industry

Promoting the Sustainable Development of China’s Solar Energy Industry

Huanghe Upstream Hydropower Development Co., Ltd. (HHD) and DuPont are working closely to build awareness about the role of materials in ensuring highly durable and reliable solar systems in China

Reliability and high temperature performance in Nuclear Power Plants

Reliability and high temperature performance in Nuclear Power Plants

ABB selected Nomex® paper to help improve the reliability and thermal performance of its substation power transformers.

Reliable Slot Insulation

Reliable Slot Insulation

Whether it’s motor repair, rotor rebuilding, replacement laminations or stator restacking, Darby Electric relies on Nomex® paper and laminates for slot insulation and other critical applications to ensure quality that exceeds customer expectations.

Solar Plant in Cernay Powers Up With DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions

Solar Plant in Cernay Powers Up With DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions

The Cernay site, now the largest solar plant of its kind in Alsace, started supplying power to the grid in March, 2014. It’s expected to offset carbon emissions by 1,916 tons per year.

Transformers in Urban Areas

Transformers in Urban Areas

Gaz Electricité de Grenoble chose a hybrid insulation system utilizing Nomex® for its transformers in urban areas, enabling it to install a low-noise transformer with a much higher rating in the existing substation.

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