Zytel® PA nylon resin

Cost- and Performance-Effective Zytel® PA Polyamide Nylon

Zytel® PA is a cost-effective, high-performance polyamide nylon suitable for a wide range of applications.

Zytel® PA polyamide nylon is specified for a variety of uses, from car parts to protecting sensitive electronic components. It’s performance-tested for strength, heat resistance, and durability.

Multi-Application Effectiveness

The versatility of Zytel® PA polyamide nylon has been demonstrated by its selection for thousands of applications. DuPont material science resources draw on their real-world knowledge and experience to collaborate in helping customers on new applications. Properties of Zytel® PA include:

  • Excellent insulating/electrical resistance
  • Tested heat, humidity and chemical resistance   
  • Strength and stiffness for metal replacement
  • Dimensional stability

Easy to process, good moldability

CASE STUDIES

  • Lighter Engine Cover Components

    DuPont collaborated with Nissan Europe to develop lighter, less expensive engine covers durable enough to replace metal in the Pathfinder® and Navara®.

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