DuPont showcases lightweight solutions for automotive structural parts
Neu-Isenburg, Germany, March 11, 2019 – DuPont Transportation & Industrial (T&I), a business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, will demonstrate lightweighting and alternative drivetrain technologies that are essential to achieving sustainable mobility goals during the Plastics in Automotive Engineering (PIAE) show taking place on 3-4 April 2019 in Mannheim, Germany.
The automotive industry is working continuously on innovative light-weight solutions combined with parts and functions integration to help reduce fuel consumption and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.
Exhibiting at Stand 19, DuPont T&I will feature industrial and structural adhesives that deliver ease of assembly, long-term durability and strong, lightweight, electrically-friendly solutions for HEV and EV applications.
Experts from DuPont will host an interactive workshop during PIAE to spotlight material developments and design optimization of thermoplastic structural parts to speed prototyping and improve the performance of finished parts:
April 3, 2019 14:30-15:30, seminar room 3.9 (Level 2) – “Lightweight solutions for automotive structural parts in highly-reinforced thermoplastics and plastic/metal hybrid systems” Presented by: Mattia Sulmoni, senior design consultant, and Luis Canal Casado, R&D materials engineer, both of DuPont T&I
DuPont T&I offers a complete package system for automotive structural parts combining engineering plastics, plastic metal hybrid solutions, rubber to substrate bonding agents, adhesives, and brings strong expertise in designing components and processing support.
About DuPont Transportation & Industrial
DuPont Transportation & Industrial (T&I), a DowDuPont Specialty Products Division business, delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to the transportation, healthcare, electronics, industrial and consumer markets. T&I partners with its customers to drive innovation by utilizing its expertise and knowledge in polymer and materials science. T&I works with customers throughout the value chain to enable material systems solutions for demanding applications and environments. For additional information about DuPont Transportation & Industrial, visit http://www.dupont.com/industries/automotive.html.
About DowDuPont Specialty Products Division
DowDuPont Specialty Products, a division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), is a global innovation leader with technology-based materials, ingredients and solutions that help transform industries and everyday life. Our employees apply diverse science and expertise to help customers advance their best ideas and deliver essential innovations in key markets including electronics, transportation, building and construction, health and wellness, food and worker safety. DowDuPont intends to separate the Specialty Products Division, which will be called DuPont, into an independent, publicly traded company. More information can be found at www.dow-dupont.com.