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DuPont offers the industry’s broadest portfolio of non-halogenated, flame retardant polymer grades and families to fit the needs of your application.
DuPont™ Zytel® is a water resistant, light-weight, high-temperature-use polymer used in everything from cars to award-winning tennis shoes.
DuPont Performance Polymers brings global knowledge to local application development at innovation center facilities located in Europe, Asia and the Americas.
DuPont collaborates with customers worldwide to develop innovative metal replacement applications to make cars, planes and other equipment more fuel- and cost-efficient.
DuPont™ Vespel® parts and shapes and DuPont™ Delrin® acetal resin are high-strength, low-friction mechanical plastics that deliver performance for automotive, consumer, and industrial applications.
DuPont offers a wide range of heat resistant plastics to replace metal, ceramics and other polymers in uses from automotive engines to oil and gas production.
Zytel® HTN resins are a family of aromatic nylon copolymers with excellent heat resistance, making them ideal for high temperature electrical insulation.
DuPont has an understanding of the consumer electronics market gained through experience. This understanding helps DuPont work with designers, manufacturers and OEMs to develop materials for electronic devices that continue to address the challenges that the industry faces.
DuPont materials help power today’s lower-cost, high-performance photovoltaic systems, from low friction bearings to flame-retardant module housings.
PPA materials offer great resistance to hydrolysis and moisture and they are relied upon for cost effective applications such as water inlets/outlets, thermostat housings, water pumps and impellers
Zytel® Plus is helping automakers reduce weight and integrate parts in powertrain systems, making vehicles lighter, more fuel efficient and helps to reduce total system costs.
At-a-glance guide to DuPont polymer properties and application development opportunities.
Molding guide for Zytel® HTN family of resins, which are based on similar, but structurally different semicrystalline, partially aromatic polyamide copolymers.
DuPont has the industry’s widest range of UL-approved electrical insulation system (EIS) materials for encapsulation, coil forms, and other electrical and electronics uses.
From material selection to tolerances, the Plastic Design Guide details 10 top tips for effective design, efficient production, and successful products.
The use of engineering thermoplastics in automotive components has grown significantly over the last 25 years with many new applications in powertrain, electrical components, chassis, trim components and other vehicle areas.
DuPont offers electrical product certifications that meet regulations and market requirements to develop more reliable products. DuPont helps by providing free authorization to use a series of EIS.
Lightweighting has become a primary focus for auto manufacturers in the quest for more efficient vehicles, and for Ford Motor Company and Illinois Tool Works, Inc., one less pound in the engine equals millions of gallons of fuel saved.