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USES AND APPLICATIONS

Automotive - Engine Covers/Housings

The Zytel® family is the ideal material for sealed and unsealed engine covers.

Superior resistance to aggressive chemicals and extreme temperatures, great surface appearance and low cost of processing make the DuPont™ Zytel® family the ideal material for sealed and unsealed engine and driveline covers and housings.

Automotive Air Ducts and Turbocharger Hoses

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Air ducts and turbocharger hoses operate in hot and stressful environments that involve pressure, engine oil and blow-by-gases. These conditions can induce rapid heat aging and compromise the performance in all but the highest performing plastic and rubber materials.

Automotive Connectors

Vamac® and Viton® are used in auto connectors made for underhood applications.

Vamac® and Viton® are used in automotive connectors made for high heat and harsh chemical underhood applications.

Cable Insulation and Jacketing

DuPont has specialty materials perfect for cable insulation.

DuPont specialty materials for the wire and cable industryare used to makeinsulated and jacketed cables thinner, strongerand flame-retardant, without adding halogens, for applications from -70ºC to 125ºC.

Centrifugal Pump Parts

Vespel® wear rings are used in centrifugal pumps to replace metal parts.

Vespel® wear rings used in centrifugal pumps to replace metal parts for improved reliability and performance.

Chassis suspension Systems

Hytrel® thermoplastic elastomer is ideal for chassis suspension components.

Proven performance and durability, excellent resistance to flex fatigue and broad temperature use make DuPont™ Hytrel® thermoplastic elastomer the ideal material for flexible boots, bushings and bumpers in chassis suspension components

Electronic & Electrical Connectors

DuPont offers many advanced engineering polymers for electrical connectors.

DuPont is a leading global supplier of advanced engineering polymers for electrical connectors, offering a variety of specifically tailored grades that address important functional and manufacturing demands.

High Pressure Seals

Kalrez® parts include a range of high pressure high temperature seals.

Kalrez® perfluoroelastomer parts include a range of high pressure, high temperature (HPHT) seals for oil and gas industry downhole uses, with resistance to rapid gas decompression, heat and chemicals.

Mechanical Gears

DuPont polymers help make mechanical gears lighter, quieter & more durable.

DuPont polymers help make mechanical gears lighter, faster, quieter and more durable in applications from mechanical assemblies, such as office equipment, to actuators and other automotive parts.

Medical Device Materials

DuPont thermoplastic medical device materials support design flexibility.

DuPont engineering thermoplastic medical device materials support design flexibility and help meet regulatory requirements in advanced healthcare applications.

Oil Pan and Cylinder Head Cover Gaskets

Vamac® helps oil pans & cylinder head cover gaskets last longer.

DuPont™ Vamac® contributes to a longer life for heavy-duty oil pans & cylinder head cover gaskets.

Plastics for Electrical & Electronics

DuPont offers a wide range of electrical plastics that optimize production.

DuPont offers a range of electrical plastics that enable electrical & electronic designers to tailor their components in line with legislation, industry demands and market trends; while optimizing production through faster cycle times, smaller sizes and reduced costs.

Polymers For Appliances

DuPont polymers for appliances provide high-quality metal replacement parts.

With excellent color stability and high heat deflection, DuPont polymers for appliances provide high-quality parts that can replace some metal components in stoves, irons and other home appliances.

Polymers for Oil and Gas

DuPont oil and gas polymers are chosen for refining sealing uses.

DuPont oil and gas polymers are chosen for tested and demonstrated barrier, adhesion, thermal and chemical resistance in exploration, production and refining sealing uses.

Sorona® for Automotive Carpet

When the design objective is durable, beautiful, fast-drying, stain-resistant automotive carpet, the more sustainable alternative to petroleum-based products is DuPont™ Sorona®. High-performance Sorona® fiber contains 37% renewably-sourced, plant-based content by weight and consumes less non-renewable energy during manufacture than nylon 6.

Sorona® for Automotive Fabric

DuPont™ Sorona® has stain resistance engineered directly into the fiber so automotive fabric resists staining for the life of the textile. Durable, quick-drying, easy-to-clean, high-performance Sorona® also contains 37% renewably-sourced material by weight.

Sorona® for Performance Fabrics

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Ideal for use in performance fabrics for active outdoor apparel, Sorona® provides comfort stretch and good color fastness to maintain bright, bold colors.

Sorona® Used for Automotive Interiors

Sorona® fiber and Sorona® EP polymers provide high-quality, RS materials.

Sorona® fiber and Sorona® EP polymers provide high-quality, renewably sourced materials for automotive fabric. The Sorona® product line helps reduce carbon dioxide emissions and the dependence on petroleum without compromising performance.

Sustainability in Airbag Systems

DuPont™ Hytrel RS is used in air bag deployment covers.

In response to the automotive industry’s desire to create sustainable products without compromising safety and performance, DuPont™ has launched one of its latest technological advancement, Hytrel RS, in air bag deployment covers.

Thermoplastic Tubing and Elastomeric Hose

DuPont has a range of materials that provide durable heat & chemical resistance.

DuPont has a range of materials that provide durable heat and chemical resistance in thermoplastic tubing and elastomeric hose for automotive engine, industrial, and oil and gas uses.

Window Regulator Lifterplate Applications from Delrin®

Delrin® provides the necessary properties for Window Regulator Applications.

For automotive product engineers that are looking for improved efficiencies and assembly techniques, DuPont™ Delrin® acetal homopolymer provides the required combination of high elongation and stiffness to enable the use of snap fit features on Window Regulator Applications