Improving Polymer Performance Utilizing Additives & Modifiers
By combining our knowledge of material science and chemistry with our ability to solve difficult processing and performance problems, we help our customers cost-effectively overcome their challenges with our range of additives and modifiers for polymers.
Rely on DuPont to help you find solutions to your processing and materials issues. We offer a variety of technologies and functionalities that our customers around the world use day-in and day-out. Our portfolio of additives and modifiers for polymers plays an integral part in their success. We help them overcome the obstacles that they encounter in their processes and products.
Our engineers and scientists are constantly developing new and novel materials, utilizing both traditional petroleum-based chemistries as well as unique bio-based materials. By incorporating these additives and modifiers into their process and polymer systems, our customers are able to provide additional performance and cost benefits to the markets they serve.
The range of additives and modifiers from DuPont is diverse. By using DuPont™ Elvaloy® RET asphalt modifier, states and municipalities can dramatically lengthen the time between roadway repaving. Recyclers can turn used multi-layer plastic bottles into high-value flexible corrugated pipes by using DuPont™ Fusabond® functional polymer modifiers in their recycling process. Finally, for film producers looking for a sustainable alternative, Soft-N-Safe® bio-based plasticizer is a natural choice for modifying PVC, PET and other bio-polymers.
Many world-class companies in myriad industries across the globe count on the science and materials expertise of DuPont. Come find out what our range of additives and modifiers can do for you.
- Recycling Chemical Containers
High-Performance Roofing at Universal Studios
The installation of more than 40 high-performance roofing at Universal Studios reduces the destructive force of intense UV concentrations and extreme heat produced by the Florida sun.
- Montana Highways Combat Damage from Extreme Temperatures
- Capless Fuel Filler Locks Out Wrong Nozzles
Respiratory Drug Unit Dose Packaging
DuPont™ 20 series resins are proven for use in unit dose packaging for medications used for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma and listed in FDA Drug Master Files.
Ceramic Packaging for Meals
French ceramic container maker Poteries Malicornaises uses DuPont™ Nucrel® in ceramic packaging to successfully seal and protect ready-to-eat meals.
- Barrier Packaging for Baby Food
European packaging converter WipakGryspeert uses DuPont™ Bynel® in foam trays for a more efficient, flexible, and fresher packaging solution for meat, seafood and ready-to-eat meals.
Roof Protection for Wooster High School
To protect the state-of-the-art Wooster High School installed a FiberTite® single-ply roof protection system was installed.
PVC Roof of Senior Living Complex
PVC roof membrane made with DuPont™ Elvaloy® KEE provides the longevity, energy efficiency and chemical resistance required for a senior living complex.
Heat-Reflective Roofing at Shearer’s Foods
Shearer’s Foods turned to roofing membrane made with DuPont™ Elvaloy® KEE resins for its chemical resistance and heat-reflective roofing capabilities, resulting in LEED® certification.
Flexible Roofing Membrane at Bad Sulza
The homogeneous, flexible roofing membrane material on the Toskana-Therme Dome is highly resistant to environmental effects and has a well balanced strength/elongation ratio.
- DuPont Global Paving Center in Prague
DuPont at Food Vision Summit 2013
DuPont Nutrition & Health, a global leader in healthy, nutritious food ingredients and molecular diagnostic solutions, will participate as a leading sponsor of the industry-first Food Vision Summit, scheduled for March 20 to 22, 2013 in Cannes, France.
Bioplastics Reshaping an Industry
Making the Most of Renewably Sourced Polymers
USES AND APPLICATIONS
- Asphalt Paving Modification
Flexible PVC Roofing
There are many benefits of flexible PVC roofing made with DuPont™ Elvaloy® KEE, including delivering long service life in demanding environments.
Wood Polymer Compounding
Create highly filled polyethylene-based wood polymer composites that retain their integrity through freeze/thaw cycles while meeting the rigors of heavy traffic.
Polymers and additives for flexible and rigid PVC modification.
- Nylon Modification
- Cable Jacketing
DUPONT PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Elvaloy® Polymer Modifier
DuPont™ Elvaloy® for polymer modification is used to improve toughness in CPET and APET trays for frozen and refrigerated ready-to-eat meals, as a PVC plasticizer and as a compatibilizer in PET/HDPE recycling.
- Elvax® for Packaging
- Elvax® for Industrial & Consumer Products
- Elvaloy® AC Acrylate Copolymer
Nucrel® for Packaging
DuPont™ Nucrel® resin acts as a foil adhesive and heat sealant for beverage packaging, condiment and spice oil sachets, as well as non-food products including toothpaste tubes and cable shielding.
Nucrel® AE for LDPE Extrusion Coating
DuPont™ Nucrel® AE for LDPE extrusion coating improves foil adhesion when used as an LDPE modifier in pouches and sachets for food oils, snacks, and non-food products.
- Elvaloy® KEE for PVC Roofing
- Elvaloy® RET Asphalt Modifier