Rail Industry: Science that moves you

The innovations we develop together have one purpose: moving people forward.

Our Railroad Industry products and services help ensure passenger and worker safety, enable lighter designs and reduce maintenance costs of equipment - especially for tracks and rolling stock. DuPont railway technology helps develop vehicle that utilize energy more efficiently, require low maintenance, with zero compromise on safety and long-term performance.

For many years, DuPont has been working with scientists and partners to develop forward-thinking solutions to help solve today's biggest challenges in the railway industry: Sustainability, Safety, Light Weight, Maintenance & Design.


  • The DSS Consulting Philosophy

    Read about the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) consulting philosophy and learn more about transformational business solutions informed by years of practical experience.

  • DuPont offers a broad portfolio of non-hal, flame retardant polymer grades.

    Flame Retardant Polymers

  • Heat Resistant Plastics

    DuPont offers a wide range of heat resistant plastics to replace metal, ceramics and other polymers in uses from automotive engines to oil and gas production.

  • Improve sustainability with high performance and renewably-sourced polymers.

    Supporting Sustainable Mobility

  • Low-Friction Mechanical Plastics

    DuPont™ Vespel® parts and shapes and DuPont™ Delrin® acetal resin are high-strength, low-friction mechanical plastics that deliver performance for automotive, consumer, and industrial applications.

  • Low Friction Plastic

    Low friction plastic applications developed in collaboration with DuPont experts can help improve durability and performance, reduce maintenance, and can even contribute to reduced use of fossil fuels.

  • Better Safety Monitoring

    Download the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) market study and research paper to learn more about safety monitoring and workplace safety incidents in Europe.

  • Process Safety Management Audits

    Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article to learn how to increase the effectiveness of Process Safety Management (PSM) implementation in the workplace.

  • Christopher Smith, Energy Expert

    Christopher Smith is Global Practice Leader of Energy Efficiency Consulting for DSS, a global leader in operations management consulting which advises Fortune 500 executive teams worldwide.

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    Polymer Technology

  • Training Solutions Brochure

    DSS Training Solutions offers scalable applications with versatile implementation options.

  • Sustainable Operations Overview Brochure

    Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) overview brochure on maximizing business sustainability and protecting assets through Sustainable Operations.