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.
Hytrel® TPC-ET from DuPont can be used in devices such as prosthetics, drug delivery systems and more.
How Pandrol collaborated with DuPont, specifying Hytrel® for rail pads that have endured over 10 years of use by heavy coal trains without replacement.
DuPont collaborated with Northwire on a high flex cable application using Hytrel® for bridge lifts.
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.
Three models of running shoes from SKECHERS feature its Kinetic Return System for forward propulsion, a system that relies on the strength and flexibility of DuPont™ Hytrel® thermoplastic polyester elastomer.