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Leading companies across the globe specify Delrin® acetal resin from Dupont for high-load mechanical applications, including gears, safety restraints, door systems, conveyor belts, healthcare delivery devices, and other demanding products and parts. Delrin® acetal (Polyoxymethylene POM) is an ideal ingredient in parts designed to replace metal.
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Chemical Family: Polyesters
Polymer Name: Thermoplastic Copolyester Elastomer (TPC-ET)
Hytrel® 4556 is a medium modulus grade with nominal hardness of 45D. It contains non-discoloring stabilizer. It can be processed by many conventional thermoplastic processing techniques like injection molding and extrusion.
MEGUM® W-3295 is a waterborne-based one-coat adhesive for bonding fluorocarbon and acrylate compounds to metals and other solid materials under vulcanization conditions. It is a rubber to substrate bonding system with more aggressive cross-linking chemistry to give good environmental resistance in the finished good.
Zytel® PLS95G35DH1 BK549
Chemical Family: Polyamides
Polymer Name: Polyamide 66/6T (PA 66/6T)
Zytel® PLS95G35DH1 is a high flow, 35% glass fibre reinforced, DuPont€ž¢ SHIELD protected polyamide resin for injection moulding. It provides excellent surface appearance, excellent welding, excellent fatigue retention and exceptional resistance to hot air and hot oil.
For manufacturers across a number of industries, Zytel® HTN high-performance polyamide resin is the choice for reducing weight, improving strength, enhancing durability, increasing thermal performance, and simplifying processing. The Zytel® family of products is available in a variety of grades that sustain high strength and stiffness over a wide range of temperatures, chemicals, and moisture exposure. Zytel® HTN is widely used to replace metal parts that must withstand high temperature tolerances (such as engine cooling, handheld devices, and non-halogenated connectors), while reducing cost and weight. In both PPA grades and structural grades, Zytel® HTN solutions enhance performance in a diverse array of applications.
BETAMATE Structural Adhesives
BETAMATE® structural adhesives deliver advanced solutions for bonding similar and dissimilar substrates, closures, and body structures, enabling improved load carrying capabilities, vehicle stiffness, durability, design flexibility, and weight reduction.As an example of what BETAMATE® can help you achieve, this is what happens when a mid-size vehicle with 50 meters of BETAMATE® is operated for one year: 10 kg primary mass reduction; 17 kg total weight savings with mass decompounding; 0.62 percent improvement in fuel efficiency; 32.6 kg carbon dioxide reduction BETAMATE® structural adhesives offer high-performance adhesion to automotive substrates such as steel, aluminum, magnesium, and composites. It replaces welds and mechanical fasteners, reducing fatigue and failure commonly encountered with traditional processes, and substantially increasing manufacturing efficiencies.
Zytel® LCPA flexible polymer materials provide an innovative and growing portfolio of long-chain polyamides with excellent thermal, chemical, and hydrolysis resistance. The various grades of Zytel® LCPA are designed to meet specific performance needs, including everything from high temperature resistance and stiffness to lower fuel and gas permeability. This important product family continues to expand. With science-driven innovation, DuPont has chemically modified PA610 and PA612 products, adding two new polymer series to the Zytel® LCPA portfolio. Zytel® RSLC 4000 and Zytel® LC 7000 offer a step change improvement over existing grades, both products meet customer needs for salt resistance and increased flexibility. The expanded portfolio provides increased resistance to chemicals and cracking, excellent yield and stiffness balance, and blow-molding compatibility. The Zytel® LCPA line also includes one of the industry and rsquo's widest arrays of innovative, renewably sourced (RS) materials. The RSLC grades are partially or entirely derived from non-food biomass. They provide performance properties that enable companies to reduce the use of fossil fuels in polymer feedstock, even in demanding applications.
THIXON® bonding agents can be custom-formulated for the specific bonding requirements of various substrates and conditions. We also offer a full line of low-VOC and HAP-compliant systems to help reduce emissions. THIXON® performs well in extremely severe environments and is suited for many automotive applications.
Rynite® unites the best properties of reinforced polyethylene terephthalate (PET) with easier processability to produce high-performance parts. With its lightweight, glass-reinforced composition, dimensional stability, durability, and high-gloss finish, Rynite® is preferred across a wide range of applications, particularly as a replacement of die-cast metals and thermosets. This stiff, UV resistant polymer offers a balance of thermal, mechanical, and chemical properties that make it ideal for electrical and electronic parts. Rynite® offers superior flow characteristics as well, which means it fills complex, thin-walled molds with less injection pressure than is needed with other resins a big advantage in the miniaturization of parts. Rynite® polyethylene terephthalate (PET) helps make electrical devices, photovoltaic panels, switches, and other critical energy components stronger and reliable. It's one big reason why DuPont offers the industry's largest portfolio of pre-approved Underwriters Laboratories (UL) electrical insulation systems (EIS) and recognized to IEC standards products.
MULTIFLEX® thermoplastic elastomers from DuPont are excellent replacements for thermoset rubber in highly demanding automotive applications. They help reduce costs through streamlined processing and combine design freedom with recyclability. From interior features such as cup holders and mat bins to airbag covers and exterior weather seals, MULTIFLEX® offers the industry exceptionally high performance in a wide range of applications. In addition to exceptional colorability and resistance to color degradation, it is resistant to alcohols, acids, aqueous solutions, bases, and detergents. Plus, it has high thermal and electrical properties.
MOLYKOTE Speciality Lubricants
MOLYKOTE® Specialty Lubricants are trusted by engineers, OEMs and product designers worldwide for their ability to meet tough lubrication challenges. From saving energy by reducing friction and wear to improving safety and comfort by reducing NVH, MOLYKOTE® is Smart Lubrication.
MEGUM® rubber-to-substrate adhesives are used to bond a variety of elastomer compounds to metal and plastic substrates including steel, stainless steel, aluminum, zinc, copper, polyamides, polyacetals, polyesters, and PTFE. Most formulations are low-viscosity, organic, solvent-based solutions and/or dispersion of polymers and other reactive chemicals. Water-based formulations are also available.
DuPont™ Hytrel® TPC-ET thermoplastic elastomer combines the flexibility of rubber with the strength and processability of thermoplastics. Manufacturers prefer parts made with Hytrel® for their resilience, heat and chemical resistance, as well as their strength and durability. Hytrel® drives innovative design, enabling the development of unique parts with multiple performance characteristics. This versatile thermoplastic elastomer resin can flex in multiple directions, cycle after cycle, long after rubber would break. Its durability has made it an essential ingredient in automotive components such as the Constant Velocity Joint (CVJ) boot, which must endure an average of 150,000 miles of pounding over a wide range of temperatures. DuPont™ Hytrel® RS delivers all of the benefits of Hytrel®, yet it contains up to 60 percent renewably sourced materials from biomass, making it an excellent product for applications demanding renewably sourced options
With more than 100 grades, Crastin® PBT is the resin of choice for cost-effective high-performance across a wide range of industrial applications. Designers, engineers, and manufacturers rely on Crastin® PBT for stiffness and toughness, superior electrical insulation pr operties, and exceptional surface finishes. Crastin® is also preferred for its excellent dimensional properties and stability versus moisture as well as its heat resistance. Crastin® is extremely versatile. It's available in FDA and EU approved grades for food and cosmetics applications, and it meets the most-stringent electrical insulation standards. It enables DuPont to offer the industry's largest portfolio of EIS pre-approved by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) grades and recognized to IEC standards. DuPont™ Crastin® PBT offers manufacturers the advantage of superior flow qualities. It's easy to process on conventional injection molding machines. It is available in a wide range of grades designed for low-warpage, hydrolysis resistance, and for blow-molding and extrusion. With Crastin®, DuPont materials science experts help customers gain cost efficiency without compromising on performance.
BETAWIPE Surface Activators
Used with our BETASEAL® or BETAMATE® adhesives, BETAWIPE® surface activators quickly and easily prepare automotive glass and many other substrates for bonding. BETAWIPE® promotes adhesion, improving the strength of bond cross-linking between the substrate and adhesive. It is available for OEM and aftermarket customers around the world.
BETASEAL® adhesives have been used to bond stationary glass in vehicles. Today, it is also used to seal and fill gaps in electric vehicle battery packs. BETASEAL® glass bonding systems consist of BETAPRIME® primers, and BETACLEAN® cleaners, and BETASEAL® urethane adhesives to provide a total solution for glass bonding applications. Innovative formulations provide a wide range of mechanical properties to suit all manufacturer requirements and are compatible with all vehicle production processes.
BETAPRIME Glass & Body Primers
As part of BETASEAL® glass bonding systems, BETAPRIME® glass and body primers promote adhesion to vehicle bodies and inhibit rust in small nicks and scratches. They also simplify glass installation for structural bonding and sealing. BETAPRIME® primers come in a variety of formulations with optimum benefits for specific applications, meet all OEM requirements, and are available globally for OEM and aftermarket customers.