DuPont Performance Materials Announces High Performance Materials for 3D Printing

WILMINGTON, DE., March 20, 2017 ─ DuPont Performance Materials announces participation in the 3D printing industry at the Additive Manufacturing Users Group Conference by showcasing high-performance materials in filament forms of DuPont™ Hytrel®, DuPont™ Zytel®, and DuPont™ Surlyn®.

Proven over decades of use, Hytrel® thermoplastic elastomers, Zytel® nylons, and Surlyn® ionomers offer high quality, reliability and performance in various applications in a wide range of industries. The expansion of these high-performance materials into the realm of 3D printing will enable users to achieve the true benefits of 3D printing (greater design freedom, light weighting, reduced product development cycles, and much more), allowing for rapid prototyping, part production and mass customization.

Rahul Kasat, DuPont Performance Materials, global business development leader – 3D Printing, is scheduled to speak about DuPont’s high-performance materials for 3D Printing on March 22 from 3:30 – 4:00 pm.  “We are very excited about the addition of these new filament-based products to our existing portfolio and the progress made in the launch of these products for the 3D printing industry.  We believe these products will help our customers meet their needs for prototyping and manufacturing using 3D printing as this technology continues to get adopted across multiple industries.”   For additional information on DuPont’s offerings in the 3D printing market, visit

DuPont Performance Materials (DPM) is a leading innovator of thermoplastics, elastomers, renewably-sourced polymers, high-performance parts and shapes, as well as resins that act as adhesives, sealants, and modifiers. DPM supports a globally linked network of regional application development experts who work with customers throughout the value chain to develop innovative solutions in automotive, packaging, construction, consumer goods, electrical/electronics and other industries.  For additional information about DuPont Performance Materials, visit

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