Home Appliances

 
 
 

Creating material science that enables safer, smarter, better home appliance solutions

Through our vast portfolio of high-performance engineered polymers, we help advance home appliance design and innovation. From quieter, longer-lasting washers and dryers to smarter, more efficient refrigerators, vacuums and various small appliances, count on DuPont materials to help solve your next appliance challenge.  

 
 
 

Materials solutions that accelerate home appliance innovation on a global scale

Through the industry’s broadest range of high-performance polymers, we help drive material innovation to solve today’s evolving appliance industry challenges. Our materials help advance smart home innovations with increased efficiency, more consumer comfort and safer operations. Whether it’s enhancing appliance performance while minimizing audible noise or ensuring environmentally safe solutions, DuPont’s engineered polymers are proven in a variety of small and large home appliance solutions around the globe. 

 
 
 

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Metal replacement

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NVH reduction

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Thermal/electrical management

Flexible solutions

Flexible
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Lightweighting

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Green and sustainable

 
 
 

Laundry machine solutions

Pulley, pump housing, and covers

Metal replacement that enables design flexibility and lightweighting; improves part efficiency and productivity

Zytel®, Rynite®
Motors, bobbins, switches, valves, and connectors

Meets UL-V0 requirements; passes IEC 60695 glow wire testing without ignition up to 960°C; halogen-free grades; excellent mechanical performance ensures part durability and value in use

Zytel®, Zytel® HTN, Rynite®, Crastin®
Seals and gaskets

Excellent sealing properties; low compression set and improved door opening pressure; excellent processability and color capability

MULTIFLEX®
Fan and heater housing, and condensation tube

Improves part efficiency and productivity; thermally conductive grades available

Crastin®
Door clutch, gears and bushings, detergent unit latch

Excellent durability; low friction/low wear to ensure longevity; low noise to improve consumer comfort; simplicity of manufacturing and assembly

Zytel®, Delrin®, Crastin®
Dampers and shock absorber pins

Noise, vibration and harshness reduction; excellent mechanical performance ensures part durability and value in use

Zytel®, Delrin®, Hytrel®
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Dishwasher solutions

Insulators

Outstanding mechanical properties enable metal and thermoset replacement; meets regulatory requirements for UL and GWIT; halogen-free FR grades available

Rynite®
Mechanism parts

Excellent wear and friction performance for part longevity and quiet operation; high creep performance enables thinner part design

Delrin®
Electric diffusor cover, valve support, and drain pump

Meets regulatory requirements: UL, GWIT, and GWFI; suitable for snap fit assembly process; excellent processability improves productivity and enables complex part designs

Zytel®
Seals and gaskets

Softness/flexibility of rubber with good chemical resistance and impact strength; tear/flex fatigue resistance (-40°C~120°C); plasticizer free

Hytrel®
 
 
 
 
 
 
Home appliance component systems

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Refrigerator solutions

Seals and gaskets

Consistent mechanical properties over broad temperature range; plasticizer free; excellent bonding strength for outstanding processability in extrusion/coextrusion 

Hytrel®
Door hinges and gears

High durability; low friction/low wear; low noise; simplicity of manufacturing and assembly

Delrin®
Ice maker component and drink dispenser

Excellent wear, fatigue, and creep resistance to -40°C; provides toughness and durability under low temperatures; reduces production and maintenance cost; food contact/drinking water compliant

Delrin®, Zytel®
Temperature control bobbin

Outstanding mechanical properties enable metal and thermoset replacement; meets regulatory requirements for UL and GWIT; halogen-free FR grades available

Rynite®
Compressor components

Outstanding heat/chemical resistance, toughness and rigidity; exceptional dimensional stability; superior electrical properties

Crastin®
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Range and oven solutions

Oven door components and top vents

Long-term heat resistance and color stability at high temperatures; outstanding surface aesthetics; excellent mechanical performance and dimensional stability

Rynite®, Crastin®, Zytel®
Oven cooker fan

High stiffness and toughness, as well as high-temperature resistance

Zytel®, Zytel® HTN
Steam oven components

High-temperature resistance; steam and water resistance; dimensional stability at high temperatures; food contact compliance

Zytel®, Zytel® HTN

 
 
 
 
 
 

Vacuum solutions

Seals and gaskets

Excellent sealing properties; superior adhesion to PC/ABS; color capability

MULTIFLEX™, Hytrel®
Motors, bobbins, switches, valves, and connectors

Meets UL V-0 requirements; passes IEC 60695 glow wire testing without ignition up to 960°C; excellent mechanical performance ensures parts durability and value in use 

Zytel®, Zytel® HTN, Rynite®
Robotic vacuum gears

Excellent durability; low friction/low wear to ensure longevity; low noise to improve consumer comfort; simplicity of manufacturing and assembly

Delrin®
Robotic vacuum cleaner sensor covers

Excellent dimensional stability; vivid cool color for external components; renewably sourced raw materials  

Zytel® HTN
Cleaning filaments

Good wet stiffness; excellent bend recovery; strong wear resistance

Zytel®
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Small kitchen appliance solutions

Coffee machine internal structure part

High stiffness and toughness; high-temperature resistance; food contact compliance

Zytel®, Delrin®
Coffee machine pot handle

High-temperature resistance; steam and water resistance; dimensional stability at high temperatures; food contact compliance

Zytel® HTN
Coffee grinder gears, silent gears, and portafilter locator

Excellent wear/friction and fatigue performance for part longevity and quiet operation; balanced stiffness and strength; high creep performance enables thinner part design

Delrin®, Hytrel®, Zytel®
Rice cooker induction heating frame

High-temperature resistance; steam and water resistance; dimensional stability at high temperatures; food contact compliance

Crastin®, Zytel®, Zytel® HTN
Food processor and blender base part, drive gears, impeller/agitators, and dough hook

Excellent wear/friction and fatigue performance for part longevity and quiet operation; balanced stiffness and strength; high creep performance enables thinner part design

Delrin®
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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