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Asphalt Paving Modification

Asphalt Paving Modification

Asphalt paving modification with DuPont polymer modifiers delivers long-term resilience and climate resistance.

Automotive - Engine Covers/Housings

Automotive - Engine Covers/Housings

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

Automotive Air Ducts and Turbocharger Hoses

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

Automotive Connectors

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

Beverage and Food Packaging Design

Beverage and Food Packaging Design

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.

Beverage Packaging and Containers

Beverage Packaging and Containers

DuPont™ Surlyn®, Nucrel®, and Selar® for beverage packaging preserve freshness and offer more convenience for consumers.

Cable Insulation and Jacketing

Cable Insulation and Jacketing

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

Centrifugal Pump Parts

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

Chassis suspension Systems

Chassis suspension Systems

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

Compact Cases & Rigid Containers

Compact Cases & Rigid Containers

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.

Consumer Electronics

Consumer Electronics

DuPont™ Vizilon® TPC can help make cell phones and other consumer electronics lighter and stronger.

Cosmetic Jars & Casings

Cosmetic Jars & Casings

Cosmetic cream jars and casings made of DuPont™ Surlyn® feel as soft as the skin and, like a shell, has a solid effect in direct contrast to its light weight.

Cosmetic Packaging Design

Cosmetic Packaging Design

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.

Cosmetics Packaging Materials - The Gallery

Cosmetics Packaging Materials - The Gallery

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.

Dairy and Cheese Packaging

Dairy and Cheese Packaging

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.

Dry Food and Snack Packaging

Dry Food and Snack Packaging

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™ Sorona® for Stretch Denim

DuPont™ Sorona® for Stretch Denim

With DuPont™ Sorona®, denim and jean manufacturers can deliver stretch denim fabric comfort that lasts all day long. With no sagging or bagging, people will gladly wear denim with Sorona® every day.

Electrical & Electronic Plastics

Electrical & Electronic Plastics

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.

Electronic & Electrical Connectors

Electronic & 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.

Energy

Energy

DuPont™ Vizilon® TPC can provide lighter weight, greater corrosion resistance and longer life across numerous energy industry applications.

Flexible PVC Roofing

Flexible PVC Roofing

There are many benefits of flexible PVC roofing made with DuPont™ Elvaloy® KEE, including delivering long service life in demanding environments.

Food Contact Materials

Food Contact Materials

DuPont offers engineering thermoplastic materials that are durable, cost-effective, and meet a variety of regulatory requirements for food contact equipment and storage.

Fragrance

Fragrance

DuPont science turns inspiration into tangible solutions for fragrance packaging.

High Performance Materials for 3D Printing

High Performance Materials for 3D Printing

DuPont high performance 3D printing materials enable greater design freedom and reduced product development cycles, allowing for rapid prototyping, part production and mass customization.

High Pressure High Temperature Seals

High Pressure High Temperature Seals

DuPont™ Kalrez® and Vespel® parts include high pressure, high temperature seals (HPHT seals) that can provide unique equipment performance and capability in the oil and gas sector.

High Pressure Seals for Oil & Gas Upstream Equipment & Valves

High Pressure Seals for Oil & Gas Upstream Equipment & Valves

DuPont™ Kalrez® perfluoroelastomer parts and DuPont™ Vespel® parts and shapes in high pressure seal and valve applications help to reduce fugitive emissions, improve control in processing and provide excellent durability and resistance against chemicals and extreme temperatures.

Industrial

Industrial

The unique properties of DuPont™ Vizilon® TPC allow for lighter weight and greater impact resistance across numerous industrial applications.

Innovative Furniture Design

Innovative Furniture Design

DuPont polymers and development support help enable innovative furniture design, such as the Aeron™ chair from Herman Miller, Inc.

Kalrez® for Aircraft Engine Seals

Kalrez® for Aircraft Engine Seals

Kalrez® parts used for aircraft engine seals are designed with properties to work in extreme temperatures and withstand aggressive aerospace fluids, including jet fuels and lubricating oils.

Kalrez® Seals for Semiconductor Processing

Kalrez® Seals for Semiconductor Processing

Kalrez® semiconductor processing seals are a field-proven choice for wafer-fabricating operations, including deposition, etch, ash/strip, thermal and wet-chemical processes.

Liquid Packaging Pouches

Liquid Packaging Pouches

DuPont™ Surlyn®, Nucrel®, and Bynel® for liquid packaging pouches preserve contents and reduce costs & storage space for beverage and other consumer brands.

Make-Up

Make-Up

The make-up industry relies on DuPont™ Surlyn® for a higher standard of compact cases, nail polish, and lip gloss packaging.

Makeup Artists’ Opinion of Natrafil®

Makeup Artists’ Opinion of Natrafil®

Expert Makeup Artists Give Their Opinion of Natrafil®

Material Handling Equipment

Material Handling Equipment

DuPont™ Vespel® parts have a unique combination of properties that can replace metal, PEEK or ceramic parts in material handling equipment with high temperatures, high wear or no lubrication.

Mechanical Gears

Mechanical Gears

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

Medical Device Materials

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

Mobile Phone Housing & Components

Mobile Phone Housing & Components

DuPont™ Zytel® HTN helps make a mobile phone housing thin, light, and durable, and helps make a range of gaming, laptop and tablet parts longer-lasting and easier to produce.

Oil Pan and Cylinder Head Cover Gaskets

Oil Pan and Cylinder Head Cover Gaskets

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

Paintbrush Filaments

Paintbrush Filaments

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.

Parts in Oil & Gas Valve Applications

Parts in Oil & Gas Valve Applications

DuPont™ Kalrez® perfluoroelastomer and Vespel® polyimide parts provide improved solutions for valve applications, in wide operating temperature ranges and valves exposed to rapid gas decompression.

Perfume Caps & Closures

Perfume Caps & Closures

DuPont™ Surlyn® allows the production of perfume caps and closures that are as elegant as the glass bottles they adorn.

Photovoltaic Manufacturing Seals

Photovoltaic Manufacturing Seals

In photovoltaic manufacturing, Kalrez® parts are a cost-effective upgrade over standard elastomers for bulk crystalline silicon and thin-film photovoltaic processes.

Photovoltaic Panels and Parts

Photovoltaic Panels and Parts

Rynite®, Delrin® Zytel® and other DuPont polymers are UV resistant resin choices used for improved performance and durability in photovoltaic panels, mounting structure components and tracker bearings.

Plastic Closures for Beverages

Plastic Closures for Beverages

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.

Plastics For Sporting Goods

Plastics For Sporting Goods

Delrin®, Zytel®and Hytrel® are leading impact resistant plastic choices for sporting goods,from helmets to snowboards.

Polymers For Appliances

Polymers For Appliances

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

Polymers for Oil and Gas

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

PVC Modification

PVC Modification

Polymers and additives for flexible and rigid PVC modification.

Railway Technology for the Long Haul

Railway Technology for the Long Haul

DuPont railway technology includes high-performance rail pads and other parts that support more efficient, sustainable transportation.

Seafood and Meat Packaging

Seafood and Meat Packaging

DuPont™ Surlyn® and other resins, combined with sealing technology for seafood and meat packaging help preserve freshness, prevent leaks, reduce waste, and increase production.

Seals and Gaskets

Seals and Gaskets

DuPont elastomer seals and gaskets provide durable, innovative solutions for complex, high-heat, aggressive chemical applications.

Skin Care

Skin Care

Top brands consistently look to Surlyn® when creating unique skin care packaging.

Sorona® for Automotive Carpet

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

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 Casual Wear

Sorona® for Casual Wear

DuPont™ Sorona® enhances casual wear fabrics when blended with both man-made fibers like polyester and natural textiles like cotton, wool, and linen.

Sorona® for Chlorine-Resistant Swimwear

Sorona® for Chlorine-Resistant Swimwear

For high-performance, brightly colored chlorine-resistant swimwear, DuPont™ Sorona® is the perfect choice. It allows designers to combine all the performance and comfort benefits consumers want with vivid colors and crisp prints for greater design options.

Sorona® for Commercial-Grade Carpet

Sorona® for Commercial-Grade Carpet

DuPont™ Sorona® fiber used in commercial-grade carpet offers exceptional durability, permanent stain resistance, and amazing beauty. With Renewably Sourced™ Sorona®, interior designers and architects can meet sustainability goals without sacrificing performance or design.

Sorona® for Performance Fabrics

Sorona® for Performance Fabrics

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

Sorona® for Residential Carpet

Sorona® for Residential Carpet

A breakthrough in home flooring, residential carpet made with environmentally friendly Sorona® fiber is so soft, aesthetically pleasing and easy to care for, homeowners will enjoy long-lasting comfort for many years.

Sorona® for Uniform Fabric

Sorona® for Uniform Fabric

DuPont™ Sorona® fiber enhances wool and cotton, for a soft uniform fabric that dries quickly, stretches comfortably, and recovers its shape beautifully. And Sorona® is 37% renewably sourced, which means workwear manufacturers now have a renewable uniform fabric option.

Sorona® Snaps Coat Fabric Into Shape

Sorona® Snaps Coat Fabric Into Shape

DuPont™ Sorona® enhances casual wear fabrics when blended with both man-made fibers like polyester and natural textiles like cotton, wool, and linen.

Sorona® Used for Automotive Interiors

Sorona® Used for Automotive Interiors

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

Surlyn® 3D Containers

Surlyn® 3D containers involves the overmolding of a single or multilayer polymer inner container with glass-like transparent, highly-durable Surlyn® resins.

Surlyn® for Polymer Modification

Surlyn® for Polymer Modification

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.

Sustainability in Airbag Systems

Sustainability in Airbag Systems

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

Thermoplastic Tubing and Elastomeric Hose

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.

Tubes, Bottles & Tottles

Tubes, Bottles & Tottles

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.

Vespel® in Automotive Parts

Vespel® in Automotive Parts

Vespel® offers a high-performance replacement for automotive thrust washer and bearing parts, to help improve driveline efficiency and lower emissions.

Window Regulator Lifterplate Applications from Delrin®

Window Regulator Lifterplate Applications from Delrin®

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

Wood Polymer Compounding

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.

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