Compressor Components

 
 
 

Long-lasting aircraft engine compressor parts with lower friction

DuPont solutions improve performance and extend engine life while saving weight and lowering costs.

 
 
 
 
 
 

DuPont™ Vespel®, with its ability to run lubricated or unlubricated with low wear and friction, is the material of choice for:

• Stator vane bushings
• Bumper and wear pads
• Abradable seals
• Main rotor bumper bearings 
• Composite shrouds

Aircraft compressor parts made with Vespel® provide:

• High performance at temperature extremes
• Outstanding creep strength
• Impact resistance
• Exceptional dimensional stability
• Lower thermal expansion
• Easy machinability 

Aircraft manufacturers and suppliers have relied on Vespel® parts and shapes, polymer composites, and resin composites for over 50 years. And, with over 100 grades, our technicians will help you find optimum solutions to your compressor design challenges. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Case studies

Discover how DuPont products solve aerospace manufacturing challenges. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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