AHEAD™

The drive toward vehicle electrification, autonomous capabilities, and associated infrastructure is exciting. AHEAD™ (Accelerating Hybrid-Electric Autonomous Driving) is our portfolio of advanced materials solutions for this fast-growing market.

 
 
 

Application areas

DuPont innovations at work

Battery module

Bus bar electric insulation
Thermal barrier pads
Structural adhesives for assembly
Dispensable thermal conductive
Gap filler
Sealants
Bus bar holder
Hybrid vehicle connectors
Module end plate

Power electronics & electric motors

Terminal connector
Bus bar module
Electric current sensor
Onboard charger
E-axle pinion thrust washer
E-motor hybrid bobbin
E-motor slot/wire insulation
Control board/printed circuit board
Compound semiconductors

Signal electronics

Touch sensors
Radar/lidars
Cameras
Antenna
Semiconductors
Electronic control units
Heaters

Infrastructure

Transformer insulation
Charging connectors & plugs
Wire & cable
Vehicle-to-infrastructure
Surface protection
Charging stations
Smart grids

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Used by manufacturers and suppliers worldwide for panoramic roofs, liftgates, windshields, backlites, quarter glass, and headliner bonding.

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Highly crystalline engineering thermoplastics for high-load mechanical applications

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Get the flexibility of rubber with the strength and processability of thermoplastics.

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Engineered to provide specific rubber-like qualities and superior chemical and heat resistance.

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Proven nylon resin materials offer a range of performance benefits, from stiffness to heat resistance.

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Improve heat and flame resistance while adding safety and durability benefits for many applications.

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Meet electrification, connectivity and reliability lubrication challenges with Smart Lubrication™ solutions.

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Combining our strengths for advanced mobility customers


DuPont offers clear advantages for vehicle electrification and autonomous vehicle markets. Our AHEAD initiative combines the experience of many industry experts in materials science and electronics. Our products and personnel specifically address opportunities in lightweighting, thermal management, safety, acoustics, vehicle structure/durability, sensing, control, and connectivity. How can we help you achieve your goals?

 
 
 

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