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Airport Paving | Magadan, Russia

Airport Paving | Magadan, Russia

In Magadan, Russia, reconstruction of the airport paving and a drainage system using Elvaloy® RET allows the local airport to receive heavier aircraft (up to 500 tons).

Alwitra PV Roofing Membrane

Alwitra PV Roofing Membrane

Alwitra's PV roofing membranes deliver weather protection plus solar power to FKT-Formenbau und Kunststofftechnik GmbH in Triptis, Germany.

Asphalt Modifier Provides Rutting Resistance for Roads in Australia

Asphalt Modifier Provides Rutting Resistance for Roads in Australia

This intersection was part of a paving test to show the rut resistance benefits of DuPont™ Elvaloy® RET. Rutting measurements were taken after years of service and showed significantly reduced wheel track deformation.

Avoiding Pavement Rutting at Kiev Victory Square

Avoiding Pavement Rutting at Kiev Victory Square

Busy Central Square in Kiev, Ukraine, avoids rutting using asphalt binder strengthened by modification with Elvaloy® RET.

Avon Perfume Caps for a Trilogy of Fragrances

Avon Perfume Caps for a Trilogy of Fragrances

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.

Barrier Packaging for Baby Food

Barrier Packaging for Baby Food

Nestlé uses structures containing DuPont™ Bynel® in their award-winning, sterile barrier packaging for baby food.

Binder Modifier Increases Durability of Brazil’s Highways

Binder Modifier Increases Durability of Brazil’s Highways

An 80-km Viapar road section was laid using Elvaloy® RET in a special mix called "MICRO a Quente."

Building Safer Roads in Extreme Climates | Road to Peru

Building Safer Roads in Extreme Climates | Road to Peru

Paved using Elvaloy® RET, this road is part of the Transoceanica project, crossing Peru and helping indigenous families move goods to market, serves tourism and helps bring better medical care into the region.

Built-Up Roof at El Paso Plant

Built-Up Roof at El Paso Plant

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.

Bulgaria Airport Pavement

Bulgaria Airport Pavement

Two airports in Bulgaria choose modified asphalt for durability.

Cartier Flower-Shaped Perfume Bottle Cap

Cartier Flower-Shaped Perfume Bottle Cap

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.

Cheese Packaging

Cheese Packaging

French packaging converter Lawson Mardon Morin uses DuPont™ Bynel® and DuPont™ Selar® in cheese packaging specially designed for soft cheese.

Cool Roof at Texas Schools

Cool Roof at Texas Schools

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.

Cooley C3 Mobile Home Roofing Membrane

Cooley C3 Mobile Home Roofing Membrane

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.

Cosmetic Cap of Oriens Fragrance

Cosmetic Cap of Oriens Fragrance

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.

Cosmetic Foundation for Aquagirl Cosmetics

Cosmetic Foundation for Aquagirl Cosmetics

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.

Cosmetic Packaging by AmorePacific

Cosmetic Packaging by AmorePacific

DuPont™ Surlyn® has become the preferred cosmetic packaging material for its diverse aesthetic effects and more.

Cosmetic Pouch for Techno Airless Glass

Cosmetic Pouch for Techno Airless Glass

Flexible inner cosmetic pouch made of DuPont™ Surlyn® collapses inside glass bottle, extending shelf life.

Croatia Bridge Pavement

Croatia Bridge Pavement

Resurfaced Croatian bridge pavement resists rutting from heavy trucks using modified binder PMB 45, made by adding DuPont™ Elvaloy® RET to local bitumen BIT 60.

Ecuador Bridge Paving

Ecuador Bridge Paving

Paved with bitumen modified with Elvaloy® RET, the Carolos Perez Perasso Bridge handles 70,000 vehicles per day.

Elastomeric Membrane at Ohio Paper Mill

Elastomeric Membrane at Ohio Paper Mill

Ohio paper mill uses elastomeric membrane on its roof to fight ponding water problems.

Elvaloy® RET Helps Pave World's Highest Road

Elvaloy® RET Helps Pave World's Highest Road

World's highest road in the Himalayan Mountains was paved with Elvaloy® RET-modified bitumen for its resistance to thermal cracking and easy workability using hand tools in thin air and high altitude conditions.

Enabling High Fuel Resistance for Military Runway in Czech Republic

Enabling High Fuel Resistance for Military Runway in Czech Republic

A NATO military airport in Kbely, Czech Republic, was paved with an Elvaloy® RET modified PMB called "Mofalt E®," which was chosen because of its high resistance to fuels.

FiberTite® Airport Roof

FiberTite® Airport Roof

FiberTite® airport roof with Elvaloy® KEE resists jet fumes, environmental issues at the Navy/Marine Corps Reserve Center next to Orlando's Executive Airport.

FiberTite® PVC Roof Membrane Georgia Aquarium

FiberTite® PVC Roof Membrane Georgia Aquarium

Georgia Aquarium uses FiberTite® PVC roof membrane to meet fast-track construction timeline.

Flex FB Single-Ply Roofing for Pet Food Facilities

Flex FB Single-Ply Roofing for Pet Food Facilities

Flex FB single-ply roofing made with DuPont™ Elvaloy® solves roofing problems for pet food manufacturing facilities.

Flexible Roofing Membrane at Bad Sulza

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.

FlowerbyKenzo essentialle Perfume Cap

FlowerbyKenzo essentialle Perfume Cap

The outstanding clarity of DuPont™ Surlyn® was the principal reason behind Auriplast’s decision to select this resin for the “FlowerbyKenzo essentielle” perfume cap.

Foam Packaging Alternative

Foam Packaging Alternative

Coldpack’s Airliner thermally insulated pouch is a foam packaging alternative for shipping temperature-sensitive products, made with three DuPont resins.

Foam Trays

Foam Trays

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.

Fragrance Cap Cacharel

Fragrance Cap Cacharel

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.

Fuel-Resistant Pavement at Czech Republic Race Track

Fuel-Resistant Pavement at Czech Republic Race Track

Czech Republic racetrack strengthens asphalt pavement with Elvaloy® RET to deliver a fuel-resistant pavement and race surface with extra rutting needed to sustain exciting motorsports competition.

GVK Expressway (India) Resists Stripping and Rutting

GVK Expressway (India) Resists Stripping and Rutting

GVK Expressway (Jaipur to Kishangarh) in the State of Rajasthan is located in a high-temperature desert zone, with sections subject to heavy traffic. Lanes made with Elvaloy® resisted stripping and rutting.

Hail Resistant Roof in Texas

Hail Resistant Roof in Texas

The hail resistant roof on the Texas Workforce Commission, made with DuPont™ Elvaloy®, holds up against hail storms and severe weather events.

Heat-Reflective Roofing with Johns Manville PVC at Shearer’s Foods

Heat-Reflective Roofing with Johns Manville PVC at Shearer’s Foods

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.

Heavy Truck Pavement at Rock Quarry

Heavy Truck Pavement at Rock Quarry

FM-1810 near Decatur, Texas, was repaved using asphalt binder modified with DuPont™ Elvaloy® RET to handle extra heavy traffic from nearby rock quarries.

Hera Mascara Tube

Hera Mascara Tube

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.

Hera Mhun Luxury Fragrance Design

Hera Mhun Luxury Fragrance Design

Hera Mhun eau de toilette features a luxury fragrance design that strengthens the brand's unique "circle in a square" visual identity.

High-Performance Roofing at Universal Studios

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.

High-Volume Transportation Corridor in Brazil is Extra Durable

High-Volume Transportation Corridor in Brazil is Extra Durable

In 2002, a two-km section of Rodovia Anhangüera (SP-330) in Brazil was repaved by contractor Andrade Gutierrez using a CBUQ Faixa III Dersa hot mix asphalt made with Elvaloy® RET for extra durability.

Higher Purity Fragrance Packaging

Higher Purity Fragrance Packaging

Gaplast GmbH uses DuPont™ Surlyn® in its innovative bag-in-bottle for fragrance packaging to increase product purity and support greater design freedom.

Highway Pavement of Brazilian BR101

Highway Pavement of Brazilian BR101

Brasil's federal highway BR-101, also called Translitorânea, runs the length of Brazil. Paving a section of the highway with a binder made with Elvaloy® RET helped assure a long-lasting pavement, meeting local hot mix specification CBUQ Faixa "C".

Hot Mixing Pennsylvania Road

Hot Mixing Pennsylvania Road

Popular Pennsylvania road for trucks relies on a mix of Elvaloy® RET for performance. The mix did not push or crack when rolled.

Hyload Roofing

Hyload Roofing

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.

Impact Modifier for Toughened Nylon

Impact Modifier for Toughened Nylon

DuPont offers several polymer impact modifier technologies that can be used for toughened nylon, increasing low-temp. impact properties with good adhesion to nylon.

India AV Expressway

India AV Expressway

DuPont™ Elvaloy® RET was chosen as a binder modifier for India's first asphalt expressway, a 95-km, 4-lane artery connecting Ahmedabad and Vadodara. Friction course adhesion and rut resistance were main benefits achieved.

Indiana Tube Selects Johns Manville PVC Roofing Membrane

Indiana Tube Selects Johns Manville PVC Roofing Membrane

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.

Johns Manville PVC Roof Covers New U.S. Bank Stadium

Johns Manville PVC Roof Covers New U.S. Bank Stadium

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 of Senior Living Complex

Johns Manville PVC Roof of Senior Living Complex

Johns Manville PVC roof membrane made with DuPont™ Elvaloy® KEE provides the longevity, energy efficiency and chemical resistance required for a senior living complex.

Johns Manville PVC Roofing of Ohio Green Local School District

Johns Manville PVC Roofing of Ohio Green Local School District

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.

Kanebo RMK Firming Essence Luxury Cosmetics

Kanebo RMK Firming Essence Luxury Cosmetics

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.

Kenzoki Galland Cosmetic Cream Jars

Kenzoki Galland Cosmetic Cream Jars

DuPont™ Surlyn® is rapidly becoming the new “material of choice” for cosmetic cream jars and jars for personal care products.

“La petite robe noire” Fragrance Cap

“La petite robe noire” Fragrance Cap

The fragrance cap of “La petite robe noire” by Guerlain is dressed up by a sparkling helix shaped cap molded from DuPont™ Surlyn®.

La vie est belle Fragrance Perfume Cap from Lancôme

La vie est belle Fragrance Perfume Cap from Lancôme

“La vie est belle,” proclaims the fragrance perfume cap from Lancôme.

Lalique Perfume Collar for Parfums ‘Fleur de Cristal’

Lalique Perfume Collar for Parfums ‘Fleur de Cristal’

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®.

Lancome Magnifique Cosmetic Tubes

Lancome Magnifique Cosmetic Tubes

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®.

Laneige Lip Gloss Tube

Laneige Lip Gloss Tube

AmorePacific of Seoul, Korea made DuPont™ Surlyn® the clear choice for the packaging of its Laneige Shining Lip Gloss tube.

Linkx® Fragrance Bottles

Linkx® Fragrance Bottles

Linkx® fragrance bottles is accentuated in perfect transparency by thick walls with DuPont™ Surlyn®.

Mascara Wand for Lancôme Grandiôse Mascara

Mascara Wand for Lancôme Grandiôse Mascara

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.

Membrane Roofing at San Francisco Bay

Membrane Roofing at San Francisco Bay

Flex FB membrane roofing system, made with DuPont™ Elvaloy® KEE, was installed on buildings in the San Francisco Bay area to avoid disruptive odors.

Molded Cap for Boucheron Perfume

Molded Cap for Boucheron Perfume

Avoiding the look of traditional plastics, Boucheron envisioned and designed an expressive new molded cap reflecting the sophisticated combination of notes in fragrance design.

Montana Highways Combat Damage from Extreme Temperatures

Montana Highways Combat Damage from Extreme Temperatures

Elvaloy® RET asphalt modifier helps Montana's DOT reduce road maintenance costs.

Muse Perfume Cap by Oriflame

Muse Perfume Cap by Oriflame

The exquisite Muse fragrance bottle, shaped like a stem, has a flower-shaped perfume cap, molded from DuPont™ Surlyn®, with petals in full bloom.

Oklahoma PMA Projects

Oklahoma PMA Projects

Oklahoma Elvaloy® RET modified binder projects for major highways helps contractor work easier, deliver farther and pave smoother.

Opaque Perfume Caps for Ferré Profumi

Opaque Perfume Caps for Ferré Profumi

“In the Mood for Love” perfume demonstrates the aesthetic appeal of DuPont™ Surlyn® when used for the cost-effective production of opaque perfume caps.

Oregon DOT Pavement

Oregon DOT Pavement

Elvaloy® RET delivers over 15 years of superior road life in Oregon's "high desert" region.

Pakistan Motorways Use Latest Bitumen Technology

Pakistan Motorways Use Latest Bitumen Technology

Contractors using RET have enjoyed hot mix asphalt consistency, easy spreading and compaction, and excellent road performance using this technology.

Perfume Packaging Yves Saint Laurent Beauté's L'Homme Libre

Perfume Packaging Yves Saint Laurent Beauté's L'Homme Libre

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.

Politech Angel Perfume Cap

Politech Angel Perfume Cap

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.

Politech Cosmetics Packaging

Politech Cosmetics Packaging

Molded hexagonal cream jars and diamond-like faceted bottle caps are among the growing number of perfume, personal care and cosmetics packaging components by Politech.

Prague Bypass with Elvaloy® RET

Prague Bypass with Elvaloy® RET

Bypass in Prague, Czech Republic, helps moves cars and cargo across Europe thanks to Elvaloy® RET

Protecting Restaurant Rooftop from Hazardous Grease

Protecting Restaurant Rooftop from Hazardous Grease

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.

Punjab, India, Road Paving - Pave Faster with Less Traffic Disruption

Punjab, India, Road Paving - Pave Faster with Less Traffic Disruption

Because of its easy handling, spreading and compaction, bitumen modified using Elvaloy® RET can help speed road construction and reduce traffic delays in India.

Recycling Chemical Containers

Recycling Chemical Containers

Brazil’s Cimplast Embalagens uses DuPont™ Fusabond® resin to recycle agricultural chemical containers, turning the used containers into construction pipes.

Refinery Pavement (Perm, Russia) Uses Modified Binder Made with Elvaloy® RET

Refinery Pavement (Perm, Russia) Uses Modified Binder Made with Elvaloy® RET

Lukoil Perm Refinery, a local supplier of asphalt binder, used DuPont™ Elvaloy® RET to strengthen pavement resistance to rutting and cracking in the 6th largest city in Russia.

Respiratory Drug Unit Dose Packaging

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.

Rigid PVC Buidling Panels for Affordable Homes in Mexico

Rigid PVC Buidling Panels for Affordable Homes in Mexico

Made with DuPont™ Elvaloy® resin modifiers, impact-modified rigid PVC building panels make better, affordable homes for people in Mexico.

Roof Protection for Wooster High School

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.

Runway Paving - Culiacan Airport - Mexico

Runway Paving - Culiacan Airport - Mexico

PMA used in runway paving at Culiacan Airport handles highest level of international traffic in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico.

Runway Paving - Guadalajara Airport - Mexico

Runway Paving - Guadalajara Airport - Mexico

Asphalt modified with DuPont™ Elvaloy® RET handle easily and perform well, making them ideal for cost-effective, long-lasting airport runway paving improvements.

Salonpas Foil Packaging

Salonpas Foil Packaging

Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co. uses DuPont™ Surlyn® in its foil packaging to prevent delamination caused by the active ingredients in its Salonpas pain relief patch.

Sao Paulo's SP-300 Highway Asphalt with Elvaloy® RET

Sao Paulo's SP-300 Highway Asphalt with Elvaloy® RET

Rodovia Marechal Cândido Rondon (officially designated SP-300) is a second longest highway in Sao Paulo, Brasil, serving as a key link in Brasil's infrastructure.

Shelf Stable Packaging Using Appeel®

Shelf Stable Packaging Using Appeel®

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®.

Single-Ply Roof of NWL Control Systems

Single-Ply Roof of NWL Control Systems

FiberTite® single-ply roof system on the NWL Control Systems facility shows integrity and solves seam failure.

Single-Ply Roofing System Fully Adhered

Single-Ply Roofing System Fully Adhered

Building owners are specifying fully adhered single-ply roofing system to combat tough conditions to Florida roofs.

Skin Care Packaging Bvlgari

Skin Care Packaging Bvlgari

DuPont™ Surlyn® has been adopted for the primary skin care packaging of Bvlgari’s exclusive skincare line ‘Serum Précieux’.

Slender Perfume Caps - KenzoAmour

Slender Perfume Caps - KenzoAmour

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®.

Stand-Out Cereal Packaging

Stand-Out Cereal Packaging

Target’s Archer Farms brand brings innovation to cereal packaging using DuPont™ Surlyn® to ensure cereal freshness without the need for an inner bag.

Stormproof Roofing on Florida Condos

Stormproof Roofing on Florida Condos

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.

Surlyn® 3D Overmolding of Luigi Bormioli Perfume Bottle

Surlyn® 3D Overmolding of Luigi Bormioli Perfume Bottle

Commercial applications and concepts from around the world for packaging using DuPont™ Surlyn® 3D confirm the multitude of design options available with the innovative overmolding technology from DuPont.

Sustainable Fruit Packaging

Sustainable Fruit Packaging

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.

Tamper-Evident Packaging

Tamper-Evident Packaging

An Italian packaging converter uses DuPont™ Appeel® for a reliable, easy-to-peel, tamper-evident packaging solution for ice cream.

Tanzania Highway Pavement with Elvaloy® RET

Tanzania Highway Pavement with Elvaloy® RET

DuPont™ Elvaloy® RET asphalt modifier has made its presence in the East African nation of Tanzania, where a 125-km highway section from Chalinze to Kitumbi was specified.

Thermoplastic Roof Membrane Solves Time, Budget

Thermoplastic Roof Membrane Solves Time, Budget

Using thermoplastic roof membrane and retaining old foam roofing delivers multiple benefits for Ohio-based packaging products factory.

Transbrazilian Highway Pavement Uses Modified Asphalt Binder

Transbrazilian Highway Pavement Uses Modified Asphalt Binder

Transbrasilian Highway (BR-153), which cuts through nine states in Brazil, is highly variable in quality and traffic. A section of the highway was paved using a CBUQ Faixa C mix modified with Elvaloy® RET.

Turkish Industry Perfume Caps

Turkish Industry Perfume Caps

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.

Ultra Glam Perfume Cap by Oriflame

Ultra Glam Perfume Cap by Oriflame

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®.

Versace Bright Crystal Perfume Cap

Versace Bright Crystal Perfume Cap

The brilliant, massive Versace Bright Crystal perfume cap, made of DuPont™ Surlyn®, matches its contents perfectly.

Weather-Resistant Roofing in the Sunshine State

Weather-Resistant Roofing in the Sunshine State

International Paper specified a single-ply chemical- and weather-resistant roofing membrane based on DuPont Elvaloy® KEE.

Wine Closures Replace Cork

Wine Closures Replace Cork

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.

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