Polymer Additives Improve Functionality and Performance
DuPont polymer additives include performance-tailored tougheners, coupling agents, flexibilizers and mixed plastics compatibilizers.
DuPont focuses on global supply of polymer additives and modifiers that play specialized performance roles in plastics manufacturing. DuPont polymer additives contribute to more efficient compounding, higher-value plastics from existing production lines, easier and more consistent downstream processing and easier recycling.
DuPont’s specialized modifier resins include copolymers, terpolymers, ionomers, and grafted polyolefins. DuPont employs advanced polymer chemistry to create modifier resins with precision functionality in compounded plastics.
- Surlyn® Ionomer Resin
- Bynel® Coextrudable Adhesive Resin
- Nucrel® Acid Copolymer Resin
Fusabond® Functional Polymer
DuPont™ Fusabond® is a family of functional polymers that have been modified to help bond together dissimilar polymers used in toughened, filled and blended compounds.
- Elvax® EVA Copolymer Resin
- Elvaloy® Modifier Resin
Selar® Barrier Resin
DuPont™ Selar® PA amorphous nylon barrier resins provide unique oxygen barrier properties when wet or chilled
DuPont™ Purge Resin
DuPont™ Purge Resin is a fractional melt index low density polyethylene purge compound that contains various additives to assist in purging and cleaning extruders.
Conpol™ Additive Resin
DuPont™ Conpol™ additive resins are designed to modify the surface properties of films or coatings that are made with DuPont™ Surlyn® or DuPont™ Nucrel® resins.
Entira™ Modifier Resin
DuPont™ Entira™ is a family of resin additives and modifiers used to improve performance of other plastics, often enabling significant gains in manufacturing productivity or finished goods performance.
Keldax® Sound Barrier Resin
Easy to shape, easy to work with, and easy to install, components made with DuPont™ Keldax® sound-barrier resins help today’s automotive OEMs reduce unwanted noise, and improve consumer perception of quality.
USES AND APPLICATIONS
Surlyn® for Polymer Modification
DuPont™ Surlyn® for polymer modification is used as a processing aid and compatibilizer in PET. It also is used as a nylon toughener in automotive parts.