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As Seen In Plastics Technology

Alpine Piled on the Layers At K 2016
A record for film blowing at a show: 11 layers.

DuPont To Inaugurate New Chinese Compounding Facility In June
Called Apollo and located in the Guangming New District of Shenzhen, the facility will be DuPont’s largest compounding operation in the world.

DuPont Intensifies Research on Thermoplastic Composites
By co-locating its research activities at Aachen University, DuPont becomes a “premium partner” with the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production.

Highlights of the SPE Auto Innovation Award’s Chassis, Powertrain Finalists
Three chassis/hardware and two powertrain innovative applications bear mention.

Novel Process Opens Up Vast Landscapes for Biobased Materials
DuPont and ADM develop new process to make high-purity fructose derivative for conversion to biobased chemicals and materials.

Several ‘Firsts’ Among 2015 SPE Automotive Innovation Awards
Of the nine award categories, thermoplastics captured five winners.

Two Interesting Body Exterior Finalists of SPE Auto Innovation Awards
Exterior applications meriting mention from the 2015 SPE Auto Innovation Awards include entrants from Ford and GM.

DuPont and Dow Plan “Merger of Equals”
Two companies will become one--and then three.

DuPont and Dow Confirm "Merger of Equals"
Proposal would create three companies that will spun off in the future.

Winners of SPE Auto Awards in Powertrain, Chassis & Process Assembly
More on top innovations from 2015 SPE Automotive Awards

DuPont Celebrates 80th Anniversary of Nylon
If guitars, piano and voice shape music; and email, texts and blogs shape how we communicate; then nylon shapes ideas, says DuPont.

Materials Matter Says Latest Survey on How Auto Engineers Plan to Meet CAFE Standards
  DuPont Automotive's latest WardsAuto survey shows 'all' technologies are getting more emphasis as the mid-term review deadline for 2025 CAFE standards looms.

Nylon, PBT Play Key Role in New Energy-Conserving Tankless Water Heaters
Seisco's next-generation residential tankless water heaters use DuPont's high heat resistant nylon and high impact resistant PBT.

DuPont Boosts PPA Capacity
Supporting demand in automotive and consumer electronics.

Engineering Thermoplastics Are Going ‘Green’
As high-performance materials follow the path taken by some commodity resins, farming could replace drilling as suppliers rely more on plants than oil or gas for feedstocks.

DuPont Increases Capacity For High-Performance Nylon
DuPont has increased production of Zytel HTN PPA, reflecting the growing demand for advanced materials.

MATERIALS AND ADDITIVES AT NPE: Spotlight on Performance, Economy, and Sustainability
Lots of news in engineering thermoplastic compounds, TPEs, and purging agents, plus a wide range of colorants and additives.

Numerous ‘Firsts’ Among Winners of 2014 SPE Automotive Innovation Awards
The 44th annual awards competition broke new ground in almost all award categories

Polyester TPE Used In Novel Wave Protection System
Energy-damping bellow made from DuPont's Hytrel TPC acts like a shock absorber in a unique wave protection system.

Product Categories of DuPont Performance Polymers

Acetal
Nylon--Type 6
Nylon--Type 6/66 Copolymer
Nylon--Type 610
Nylon--Type 612
Nylon--Type 66
Polyamide, Aromatic
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PBT Type
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PET Type
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PTT Type
Polyimide (Thermoplastic)
Polyphthalamide (PPA)
Recycled/Reprocessed Materials--Pelletized Form
Stock Shapes--Rod, Tube
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Polyester Type

Trade Names

Crastin® PBT
Delrin® acetal
Elvamide®
Hytrel® TPC-ET
Minlon® PA
Rynite® PET
Sorona® EP
Vespel® parts & shapes
Zytel® HTN PPA
Zytel® Nylons