A Portfolio of High-Performing Nylon Resin Products

DuPont™ Zytel® is a portfolio of nylon resin materials proven in a wide range of applications. Zytel® products deliver high-performance benefits ranging from  stiffness to heat resistance.

Manufacturers of everything from automobiles to consumer electronics rely on DuPont™ Zytel® whenever they have an application demanding high-performance nylon. Zytel® PA has been an industry leader for more than 70 years, and continues to be preferred for a broad array of new materials and technical collaborations worldwide.

Available in a spectrum of grades, Zytel® products enable  our customers to select the right materials for each project.  For example, Zytel® Plus high-performance polyamide resin resists aging in high-heat automotive engine parts. While Zytel® HTN delivers superior stiffness for products such as handheld devices. 


  • Automotive - Engine Covers/Housings
  • Cable Insulation and Jacketing
  • Electrical & Electronic Plastics
  • Electrical Encapsulation Materials
  • Electrical Insulation Polymers
  • Electrical Motor Insulation
  • Electronic & Electrical Connectors
  • High-Performance Materials for 3D Printing
  • Innovative Furniture Design
  • Mobile Phone Housing & Components
  • Oil Pan and Cylinder Head Cover Gaskets
  • Photovoltaic Panels and Parts
  • Plastics For Sporting Goods
  • Polymers For Appliances
  • Polymers for Oil and Gas
  • Railway Technology for the Long Haul
  • Thermoplastic Tubing and Elastomeric Hose
  • Transformer Insulation


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High service temperature


Good hydrolysis and chemical resistance


Good fatigue and creep resistance


Impact resistance

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Easy to process and decorate

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Versatile functionalities

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Versatile processes


Product families

The Zytel® family of products is available in a variety of grades that sustain high strength and stiffness over a wide range of temperatures, chemicals, and moisture exposure. 


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