USES AND APPLICATIONS
Superior resistance to aggressive chemicals and extreme temperatures, great surface appearance and low cost of processing make the DuPont™ Zytel® family the ideal material for sealed and unsealed engine and driveline covers and housings.
Air ducts and turbocharger hoses operate in hot and stressful environments that involve pressure, engine oil and blow-by-gases. These conditions can induce rapid heat aging and compromise the performance in all but the highest performing plastic and rubber materials.
Vamac® and Viton® are used in automotive connectors made for high heat and harsh chemical underhood applications.
DuPont specialty materials for the wire and cable industryare used to makeinsulated and jacketed cables thinner, strongerand flame-retardant, without adding halogens, for applications from -70ºC to 125ºC.
Vespel® wear rings used in centrifugal pumps to replace metal parts for improved reliability and performance.
Proven performance and durability, excellent resistance to flex fatigue and broad temperature use make DuPont™ Hytrel® thermoplastic elastomer the ideal material for flexible boots, bushings and bumpers in chassis suspension components
DuPont offers a range of electrical plastics that enable electrical & electronic designers to tailor their components in line with legislation, industry demands and market trends; while optimizing production through faster cycle times, smaller sizes and reduced costs.
DuPont is a leading global supplier of advanced engineering polymers for electrical connectors, offering a variety of specifically tailored grades that address important functional and manufacturing demands.
DuPont offers engineering thermoplastic materials that are durable, cost-effective, and meet a variety of regulatory requirements for food contact equipment and storage.
DuPont™ Kalrez® perfluoroelastomer parts and DuPont™ Vespel® parts and shapes in high pressure seal and valve applications help to reduce fugitive emissions, improve control in processing and provide excellent durability and resistance against chemicals and extreme temperatures.
DuPont polymers and development support help enable innovative furniture design, such as the Aeron™ chair from Herman Miller, Inc.
Kalrez® parts used for aircraft engine seals are designed with properties to work in extreme temperatures and withstand aggressive aerospace fluids, including jet fuels and lubricating oils.
Kalrez® semiconductor processing seals are a field-proven choice for wafer-fabricating operations, including deposition, etch, ash/strip, thermal and wet-chemical processes.
DuPont™ Vespel® parts have a unique combination of properties that can replace metal, PEEK or ceramic parts in material handling equipment with high temperatures, high wear or no lubrication.
DuPont polymers help make mechanical gears lighter, faster, quieter and more durable in applications from mechanical assemblies, such as office equipment, to actuators and other automotive parts.
DuPont engineering thermoplastic medical device materials support design flexibility and help meet regulatory requirements in advanced healthcare applications.
DuPont™ Zytel® HTN helps make a mobile phone housing thin, light, and durable, and helps make a range of gaming, laptop and tablet parts longer-lasting and easier to produce.
DuPont™ Vamac® contributes to a longer life for heavy-duty oil pans & cylinder head cover gaskets.
In photovoltaic manufacturing, Kalrez® parts are a cost-effective upgrade over standard elastomers for bulk crystalline silicon and thin-film photovoltaic processes.
Rynite®, Delrin® Zytel® and other DuPont polymers are UV resistant resin choices used for improved performance and durability in photovoltaic panels, mounting structure components and tracker bearings.
Delrin®, Zytel®and Hytrel® are leading impact resistant plastic choices for sporting goods,from helmets to snowboards.
DuPont oil and gas polymers are chosen for tested and demonstrated barrier, adhesion, thermal and chemical resistance in exploration, production and refining sealing uses.
DuPont railway technology includes high-performance rail pads and other parts that support more efficient, sustainable transportation.
DuPont elastomer seals and gaskets provide durable, innovative solutions for complex, high-heat, aggressive chemical applications.
Sorona® fiber and Sorona® EP polymers provide high-quality, renewably sourced materials for automotive fabric. The Sorona® product line helps reduce carbon dioxide emissions and the dependence on petroleum without compromising performance.
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.
In response to the automotive industry’s desire to create sustainable products without compromising safety and performance, DuPont™ has launched one of its latest technological advancement, Hytrel RS, in air bag deployment covers.
DuPont has a range of materials that provide durable heat and chemical resistance in thermoplastic tubing and elastomeric hose for automotive engine, industrial, and oil and gas uses.
Vespel® offers a high-performance replacement for automotive thrust washer and bearing parts, to help improve driveline efficiency and lower emissions.
For automotive product engineers that are looking for improved efficiencies and assembly techniques, DuPont™ Delrin® acetal homopolymer provides the required combination of high elongation and stiffness to enable the use of snap fit features on Window Regulator Applications