Elastomers Innovation from Neoprene to Now
DuPont elastomers offer solutions, from cutting-edge to tried-and-true, for applications, from adhesives and semi-conductor parts to wire and cable coating.
DuPont is working with customers to make things better, from custom applications for thermoset elastomers used in the general rubber industry to high-performance fluoroelastomers used in demanding chemical and automotive applications.
DuPont elastomers are selected for application-critical performance qualities, whether the need is sealing, flexibility, durability or reliability. We provide specialized elastomers for use with aggressive chemicals and high temperatures, for a range of industrial uses. DuPont has been a leader in the elastomers industry for more than 80 years. We remain committed to working with customers around the world to collaborate on cost-efficient solutions.
Hytrel® for Medical Tubing
Hytrel® fulfills plastic medical tubing requirements for flexibility, compliance with purity standards, toughness & resistance to flex fatigue, to a wide range of chemicals, and to traditional medical sterilization procedures.
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Automotive Fuel Hoses
DuPont offers a range of materials designed to resist high temperatures and aggressive fuels in automotive fuel hoses.
- Alternative Drive Vehicles
- Flame Retardant Polymers
- Jounce Bumper made of DuPont™ Hytrel®
- A Guide to Elastomer Properties
Technology that boosts efficiency, while reducing the size of gas and diesel engines, is the main route to lower emissions and improved fuel economy.
Heat Resistant Plastics
DuPont offers a wide range of heat resistant plastics to replace metal, ceramics and other polymers in uses from automotive engines to oil and gas production.
DuPont was the first company to commercialize a PA1010 polymer for the automotive market. Zytel® RSLC 1610 is a PA1010 specifically formulated to provide better thermal properties and chemical resistance to biodiesel fuel, compared with the materials it replaced.
- Supporting Sustainable Mobility
- High Performance Polymers
- Heat Resistant Elastomers
Chemical Resistant Elastomers
DuPont has a portfolio of chemical resistant elastomers and thermoplastics to match a broad spectrum of challenges – from aggressive automotive fuels to custom industrial equipment.