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Hytrel® TPC-ET thermoplastic polyester elastomer

CASE STUDIES

CVJ Boots of Hytrel® TPC-ET

DuPont™ Hytrel® TPC/ET boasts 25 trouble-free years

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.

DuPont™ Hytrel® key to Niagara Foot™

The Niagara Foot™

Hytrel® TPC-ET from DuPont can be used in devices such as prosthetics, drug delivery systems and more.

Durable Rail Pads for Freight Lines

DuPont and Pandrol collaborated to develop durable rail pads that use Hytrel®.

How Pandrol collaborated with DuPont, specifying Hytrel® for rail pads that have endured over 10 years of use by heavy coal trains without replacement.

High Flex Cable for Bridges

DuPont collaborated with Northwire on a high flex cable application.

DuPont collaborated with Northwire on a high flex cable application using Hytrel® for bridge lifts.

Hytrel® Ski Boot Collar

Hytrel® RS has been used in ski boot collar applications.

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.

Keep On Running With DuPont™ Hytrel®

Skechers Running Shoe

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.

Office Seating Uses Flexible Plastic

Man sitting in Knoll Chair

Designed by Formway Design of New Zealand, the Generation by Knoll® work chair offers a new level of comfort and unrestrained movement.