An engine mount bracket engineered using glass fiber-reinforced nylon, replacing the cast aluminum incumbent material.
A thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) single-piece, six-speed transmission baffle assembly, replacing the incumbent stamped steel with bonded rubber seal.
A lightweight, cost-effective twin turbocharger outlet T-joint engineered using molded plastic, replacing the cast aluminum/thermoset rubber incumbent material.
A lightweight, all-thermoplastic hood leveler designed to manage pedestrian head-to-hood impacts for reduced head trauma.
Kalrez® Spectrum™ 7275, a specialty non-black perfluoroelastomer product, is made with a DuPont patented crosslinking system, and is suggested for seal applications where high resistance to oxidizing and reactive media is required.
Now in its 25th year and celebrating no material failures on the road, DuPont™ Hytrel® TPC-ET delivers the flexibility of rubber, the strength of plastic, and the processibility of thermoplastic. Hytrel® TPC-ET thermoplastic elastomer is the industry standard for excellent balance of grease resistance, high temperature durability, low temperature flexibility and historically proven performance.
Unique underhood electrical center developed by Yazaki North America for General Motors features DuPont™ Zytel® because it offers an excellent balance of properties and withstands harsh underhood operating conditions.
First use of hot gas welding for a PPA thermostat housing was developed by Bocar Group Plastics Division for Ford Motor Company. This unique design features DuPont™ Zytel® HTN because it offers outstanding resistance to glycol and fast molding cycles.
Low friction materials from DuPont Automotive prove to be ideal choice for Continental Automotive’s unique bi-stable latching refueling valve developed for Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ hybrid electric vehicles.
Ford Motor Company chose Delrin® for the power head restraint drive nut in its innovative Lincoln Continental seat system because it offers the best balance of toughness and load stiffness.
Brazil’s Cimplast Embalagens uses DuPont™ Fusabond® resin to recycle agricultural chemical containers, turning the used containers into construction pipes.
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.
Hilge-Pumpen selected Kalrez® seals for their chemical resistance and seal life performance in order to meet the stringent clean in place requirements demanded by the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and cosmetics industries.
Chamber cleaning with NF3 / O2 plasma increased maintenance at Spansion due to seal erosion. Kalrez® 9100 parts improved productivity and reduced cost-of-ownership. Kalrez® 9100 parts were successfully qualified in both thin films and dry etch tools.
Vespel® thrust washers have been selected to replace larger and heavier metal thrust needle bearings positioned between the clutch casing and aluminum transmission housing.
Hytrel® TPC-ET from DuPont can be used in devices such as prosthetics, drug delivery systems and more.
The automotive industry has an increasing need for high-performance, environmentally sustainable fibers. The Toyota SAI® meets the increasing demands for a sustainable luxury automobile by using DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced polymer for the ceiling surface skin, sun visor and pillar garnish.
One of the early commercial applications of Hytrel® RS included use in a ski boot collar by Salomon. Hytrel® RS offers the same performance characteristics as traditional Hytrel® while using renewably sourced materials.
Materials play a critical role in complex vehicle lighting systems, where safety, driving comfort, design and styling converge to illuminate vehicle branding.
Ingenious design using DuPont™ Zytel® HTN PPA has an integrated “Mis-Fuel Inhibitor” involving a neck with an opening and spring-loaded detents that allow entry of only the proper fuel nozzle for a particular vehicle.
The operator installed Vespel® CR-6100 parts as stationary wear components in boiler pumps. Clearance is about half that of the original design specifications of 0.016 in. (0.406 mm) for metal parts.
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.
Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co. uses DuPont™ Surlyn® in its foil packaging to prevent delamination caused by the active ingredients in its Salonpas pain relief patch.
Coldpack’s Airliner thermally insulated pouch is a foam packaging alternative for shipping temperature-sensitive products, made with three DuPont resins.
Packaging converter Amcor uses DuPont™ Nucrel® and DuPont™ Bynel® to create SureFresh®, a sustainable vegetable and fruit packaging alternative to plastic and wax-impregnated cartons.
Nestlé uses structures containing DuPont™ Bynel® in their award-winning, sterile barrier packaging for baby food.
Creative combination of design and shelf stable packaging materials gives consumers a new choice in fresh-made meals using peelable lidding made with DuPont™ Appeel®.
Alcoa Deutschland uses DuPont™ Elvax® in its Vino-Lok glass bottle stopper to deliver high quality wine closures that eliminate the aftertaste that cork stoppers can cause.
Target’s Archer Farms brand brings innovation to cereal packaging using DuPont™ Surlyn® to ensure cereal freshness without the need for an inner bag.
French packaging converter Lawson Mardon Morin uses DuPont™ Bynel® and DuPont™ Selar® in cheese packaging specially designed for soft cheese.
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.
An Italian packaging converter uses DuPont™ Appeel® for a reliable, easy-to-peel, tamper-evident packaging solution for ice cream.
DuPont™ Vespel® SP bushings in new EGR (Exhaust Valve Recirculation) valve help deliver environmental improvements.
FiberTite® airport roof with Elvaloy® KEE resists jet fumes, environmental issues at the Navy/Marine Corps Reserve Center next to Orlando's Executive Airport.
Johns Manville PVC roof membrane made with DuPont™ Elvaloy® KEE allows natural light to enter the new U.S. Bank Stadium
Johns Manville PVC roof membrane made with DuPont™ Elvaloy® KEE provides the longevity, energy efficiency and chemical resistance required for a senior living complex.
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.
To protect the state-of-the-art Wooster High School installed a FiberTite® single-ply roof protection system was installed.
Shearer’s Foods turned to Johns Manville PVC roofing membrane made with DuPont™ Elvaloy® KEE resins for its chemical resistance and heat-reflective roofing capabilities, resulting in LEED® certification.
The Flex Cool Roof System used at Texas schools can reduce roof temperatures from 180° for a black roof to 90° for a white roof.
In sunny Florida, the popularity of mobile homes is high. Also high are the temperatures on these mobile home roofing surfaces, which can lead to early roof failures.
Alwitra's PV roofing membranes deliver weather protection plus solar power to FKT-Formenbau und Kunststofftechnik GmbH in Triptis, Germany.
A transparent, flower-shaped perfume bottle cap made of DuPont™ Surlyn®, molded and decorated by Alcan Packaging Beauty in France, adorns the fragrance from Cartier called Délices de Cartier.
The 50- and 100-milliliter bottles for the eau de parfum from Lalique Parfums, ‘Fleur de Cristal’, each feature a solid, transparent perfume collar, injection molded in DuPont™ Surlyn®.
DuPont™ Surlyn® is rapidly becoming the new “material of choice” for cosmetic cream jars and jars for personal care products.
Freedom is a core proposition of DuPont™ Surlyn®, used to mould the signature hexagonal fragrance cap that invokes the design of original L’Homme and La Nuit de l’Homme fragrance packaging.
The fragrance cap of “La petite robe noire” by Guerlain is dressed up by a sparkling helix shaped cap molded from DuPont™ Surlyn®.
Lively, playful, coquettish, eye-catching: “Catch me….” a new fragrance by Cacharel attracts attention with a striking bottle designed as a spinning top surmounted by multiple metallised bubbles.
KenzoAmour has reinvented itself for the warmer months with a new lighter and fresher fragrance and an elegant, wispy bottle featuring slender perfume caps made of DuPont™ Surlyn®.
Junction boxes are installed by photovoltaic (PV) manufacturers directly on to the back of every PV panel and serve as the interface between the conductor ribbons on the panel and the DC input and output cables.
Hub bushings designed using DuPont™ Vespel® and Minlon® keep copiers running smoothly.
Retrofitting the pumps with DuPont™ Vespel® CR-6100 parts for line shaft bearings and stationary wear rings. To demonstrate that Vespel® CR-6100 could survive these conditions, site personnel installed a retrofitted pump and performed a field test.
Kalrez® PV8070 perfluoroelastomer washers and gaskets in reactors for the Siemens polycrystalline silicon process provide superior sealing capability.
Kalrez® 9100 parts were tested in some of the most critical seal positions. In most HDPCVD processes elastomer sealing materials can be a weak link because of the need for seal replacement during preventive maintenance procedures. Kalrez® 9100 parts double or even triple the lifetime of seals in HDPCVD processes.
By replacing metal O-rings with DuPont™ Kalrez® O-rings in gear pumps designed to operate in temperature up to 300 °C and pressure of 100 bar, Gather Industrie GmbH, Mettmann, Germany, has solved the problem of seal deformation.
Kalrez® KVSP™ valve stem packing, a solution to help reduce fugitive emissions, valve leakage and provide improved control — saves BP Chemical over 56.000 £ per valve annually, cuts shutdowns.
Kalrez® Spectrum™ 6375 O-rings for the chemical process industry are used as PTFE replacement in a wide range of chemicals. Dow AgroSciences have extended the lifetime of seals fitted to their product filling line from one day to an average of two months, an improvement of some 6000%, by replacing O-rings of PTFE.
Vespel® thrust bearings are critical in EGR valves for performance needs in hot, dirty environments that are critical for bearing surfaces.
Natural gas delivery is a challenge throughout the world. During its journey through miles of pipeline, natural gas can become contaminated with moisture, air and chemicals. Kalrez® parts solve sealing problems in natural gas sampling systems.
Vespel® SCP-5050 sweep-out fingers and stacker bar inserts for glass handling help increase plant reliability and efficiency and reduce operating costs at Veda-Pack glass manufacturing sites
Canned motor pumps are widely used in various processing industries to transport hazardous fluids. Vespel® CR-6100 parts have been demonstrated to survive run-dry conditions, with low wear rates , extending mean time between repairs of the retrofitted pump
Vespel® SCP-5050 take-out inserts for hot glass handling increase plant reliability & efficiency versus carbon graphite at Vitro glass bottle manufacturer
Engineering thermoplastics for electronics play an increasingly vital role in the production of components, and devices.
As injector pen materials, Delrin® and Zytel® are key elements in components of light, portable insulin injectors for people with diabetes.
How Pandrol collaborated with DuPont, specifying Hytrel® for rail pads that have endured over 10 years of use by heavy coal trains without replacement.
Headlamp bezels are a part of a tailored headlamp solution utilizing bezels that combine the exceptional properties of DuPont™ Crastin® PBT polyester with innovative manufacturing techniques, design and development for more stylish and cost-effective results.
DuPont collaborated with Northwire on a high flex cable application using Hytrel® for bridge lifts.
Designed by Formway Design of New Zealand, the Generation by Knoll® work chair offers a new level of comfort and unrestrained movement.
Protective phone cases can now be customized with personal photos or unique artwork, thanks to the printing know-how of German company Artcover GmbH and the aesthetic durability of DuPont™ Crastin® PBT and DuPont™ Sorona® EP thermoplastic polymer.
Renowned racing safety device uses renewably-sourced DuPont™ Zytel® RS nylon for its strength and stiffness.
DuPont collaborated with Nissan Europe to develop lighter, less expensive engine covers durable enough to replace metal in the Pathfinder® and Navara®.
The operator of a pipeline in the Southwestern U.S. was searching for a case ring material for pumps that would enable improved operating efficiency, increase equipment reliability and avoid the seizing or galling problems encountered with metal components. The metal components were replaced with Vespel® CR-6100 parts, and the results were impressive.
A DuPont CAE expert designed a stool inspired by bionic and to some extent Gaudis architectural principles.
International Paper specified a single-ply chemical- and weather-resistant roofing membrane based on DuPont Elvaloy® KEE.
Using thermoplastic roof membrane and retaining old foam roofing delivers multiple benefits for Ohio-based packaging products factory.
Seaplace Condominiums, Longboat Key, Florida, relies on an innovative, single-ply stormproof roofing membrane containing DuPont™ Elvaloy® resin to eliminate water leaks and other storm-related damages.
FiberTite® single-ply roof system on the NWL Control Systems facility shows integrity and solves seam failure.
Building owners are specifying fully adhered single-ply roofing system to combat tough conditions to Florida roofs.
Re-covering the Indiana Tube facility with a Johns Manville single-ply PVC roofing membrane was a win-win, adding insulation to the building and providing a long-term roofing solution.
Flying Bridge's original, three-ply, built-up restaurant roof was not grease resistant, and build up occurred. Find out how Elvaloy® KEE roofing membrane solved the problem.
Flex FB membrane roofing system, made with DuPont™ Elvaloy® KEE, was installed on buildings in the San Francisco Bay area to avoid disruptive odors.
Severe weather conditions were the primary concerns when a Texas architectural firm set out to design the Hyload roofing system for the Texas National Guard Armory.
Flex FB single-ply roofing made with DuPont™ Elvaloy® solves roofing problems for pet food manufacturing facilities.
Georgia Aquarium uses FiberTite® PVC roof membrane to meet fast-track construction timeline.
Ohio paper mill uses elastomeric membrane on its roof to fight ponding water problems.
El Paso plant choose "Hyload," an unusual roofing system that combines the integrity of a built-up roof system with the physical strength of a single-ply roof.
The hail resistant roof on the Texas Workforce Commission, made with DuPont™ Elvaloy®, holds up against hail storms and severe weather events.
The PVC roofing package for Green Local School District's new school in Smithville, OH, is an impressive one: 114,000 ft2 of premium Johns Manville 60 mil PVC roof membrane and a system R-value of 36.
The cosmetic foundation packaging for 'Brightup Foundation' from the new Japanese beauty line Aquagirl Cosmetics uses DuPont™ Surlyn® 3D overmolding technology to create an intriguing visual effect.
The “Swan-Neck™" mascara wand, patented by Lancôme, allows to make up the lashes from the root and to perfectly deploy them from one corner of the eye to the other.
The Kanebo RMK firming essence luxury cosmetics steps out to the market in an elegant flacon having an inner shape made of HDPE overmolded using the DuPont Surlyn® 3D technology.
DuPont™ Surlyn® has been adopted for the primary skin care packaging of Bvlgari’s exclusive skincare line ‘Serum Précieux’.
Linkx® fragrance bottles is accentuated in perfect transparency by thick walls with DuPont™ Surlyn®.
Hera Mhun eau de toilette features a luxury fragrance design that strengthens the brand's unique "circle in a square" visual identity.
DuPont™ Surlyn® has become the preferred cosmetic packaging material for its diverse aesthetic effects and more.
The brilliant, massive Versace Bright Crystal perfume cap, made of DuPont™ Surlyn®, matches its contents perfectly.
Hera's mascara tube has a deep black color and is very shiny. This look is achieved thanks to DuPont™ Selar® PA amorphous polyamide resin.
The beauty and elegance of Magnifique Rouge by Lancome is an ideal example of the design and aesthetic capabilities of cosmetic tubes made with DuPont™ Surlyn®.
The outstanding clarity of DuPont™ Surlyn® was the principal reason behind Auriplast’s decision to select this resin for the “FlowerbyKenzo essentielle” perfume cap.
AmorePacific of Seoul, Korea made DuPont™ Surlyn® the clear choice for the packaging of its Laneige Shining Lip Gloss tube.
“In the Mood for Love” perfume demonstrates the aesthetic appeal of DuPont™ Surlyn® when used for the cost-effective production of opaque perfume caps.
Flexible inner cosmetic pouch made of DuPont™ Surlyn® collapses inside glass bottle, extending shelf life.
The unique properties of DuPont™ Surlyn® allowed the designers at Avon to create stylish yet functional clear perfume caps which unifies three fragrances, each of which has its own shape and identity.
DuPont™ Surlyn® PC2000 resin is used by Politech for the clear molded perfume cap. This is one of several DuPont resins specially tailored for the aesthetics-sensitive perfume and cosmetics market.
The exquisite Muse fragrance bottle, shaped like a stem, has a flower-shaped perfume cap, molded from DuPont™ Surlyn®, with petals in full bloom.
Ultra Glam, a new playful fragrance from Swedish cosmetics major Oriflame is receiving it’s crowning touch by a faceted crystal-like cosmetics cap made out of DuPont™ Surlyn®.
For the perfume caps of its "Fiery" perfume line, Akat Cosmetics chose Surlyn® for its transparency and functional properties such as chemical and impact resistance.
Avoiding the look of traditional plastics, Boucheron envisioned and designed an expressive new molded cap reflecting the sophisticated combination of notes in fragrance design.
The colorful effects and luxurious appearance achievable with caps molded from Surlyn® is perhaps best illustrated by the cosmetic cap of the ‘Oriens’ fragrance from Van Cleef & Arpels, a brand of Inter parfums.
“La vie est belle,” proclaims the fragrance perfume cap from Lancôme.