USES AND APPLICATIONS
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.
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.
Vamac® and Viton® are used in automotive connectors made for high heat and harsh chemical underhood applications.
DuPont works with food manufacturers, converters, and retailers to create innovative beverage and food packaging design solutions to help products stand out on the shelf, stay fresh, and meet safety standards.
DuPont™ Surlyn®, Nucrel®, and Selar® for beverage packaging preserve freshness and offer more convenience for consumers.
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.
Vespel® wear rings used in centrifugal pumps to replace metal parts for improved reliability and performance.
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
Through the use of DuPont™ Selar® PA, compact cases and rigid containers now feature an ideal barrier resin for solvent-based applications such as waterproof mascaras or nail polish.
DuPont resins offer limitless shapes and visual effects for cosmetic packaging design, so brand owners, converters, and equipment manufacturers are limited only by their imaginations.
DuPont polyesters Crastin® PBT and Sorona® PTT deliver design freedom and performance for sophisticated cosmetics and personal care packaging. Offering food contact grades and bio-sourcing, they are used worldwide for the manufacture of high impact, trend-setting products that are highly aesthetic and feel good to use.
DuPont™ Appeel®, DuPont™ Surlyn®, DuPont™ Elvax®, and other materials are used in a range of cheese packaging to help preserve freshness, prevent mold and dehydration, and extend shelf life.
DuPont™ Surlyn®and other snack packaging materials keep chips, cereals, and other dry foods fresh, crisp and flavorful while increasing line speeds and supporting designs that add shelf appeal.
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.
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.
DuPont science turns inspiration into tangible solutions for fragrance packaging.
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.
DuPont 3D printing materials enable greater design freedom and reduced product development cycles, allowing for rapid prototyping, part production and mass customization.
DuPont™ Surlyn®, Nucrel®, and Bynel® for liquid packaging pouches preserve contents and reduce costs & storage space for beverage and other consumer brands.
The make-up industry relies on DuPont™ Surlyn® for a higher standard of compact cases, nail polish, and lip gloss packaging.
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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.
DuPont engineering thermoplastic medical device materials support design flexibility and help meet regulatory requirements in advanced healthcare applications.
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DuPont™ Vamac® contributes to a longer life for heavy-duty oil pans & cylinder head cover gaskets.
With over 50 years of continuing product innovations, you can leverage the expertise of DuPont Filaments to help you develop quality products for all of your paintbrush requirements.
DuPont™ Surlyn® allows the production of perfume caps and closures that are as elegant as the glass bottles they adorn.
DuPont™ Elvax® and other resins for beverage plastic closures maintain hermetic seals, preserve flavor, prevent leaks, and make caps and lids easy to open or peel off.
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.
DuPont oil and gas polymers are chosen for tested and demonstrated barrier, adhesion, thermal and chemical resistance in exploration, production and refining sealing uses.
DuPont™ Surlyn® and other resins, combined with sealing technology for seafood and meat packaging help preserve freshness, prevent leaks, reduce waste, and increase production.
Top brands consistently look to Surlyn® when creating unique skin care packaging.
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.
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.
Ideal for use in performance fabrics for active outdoor apparel, Sorona® provides comfort stretch and good color fastness to maintain bright, bold colors.
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.
Surlyn® 3D containers involves the overmolding of a single or multilayer polymer inner container with glass-like transparent, highly-durable Surlyn® resins.
DuPont™ Surlyn® for polymer modification is used as a processing aid and compatibilizer in PET. It also is used as a nylon toughener in automotive parts.
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.
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.
Building upon its reputation as a leader in perfume caps and closures, DuPont has broadened its scope of application to include cosmetic tubes, bottles and tottles.
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