DuPont Performance Materials

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Wilmington, DE 19805 US


As Seen In Plastics Technology

DuPont Throttling Back Plastics Production by Close to 50%
In preparation for further downslides in industries such as automotive, aerospace, oil & gas and construction, DuPont to reduce plastics production capacity. 

Wide Spectrum of Enhanced Medical-Grade Resins & Compounds Spotlighted at MD&M West 2020
Targeted at an impressive array of applications, the range of new medical-grade materials include modified PC copolymers, PEBA and TPUs, specialty copolyesters, a gamut of engineered compounds, and an advanced LSR. 

Materials: Low COF Acetal for Smooth Medical Device Actuation
DuPont’s Delrin SC696 provides smoother surfaces and good colorability. 

'Circular Economy' Dominates Discussion of Resins, Additives at K 2019
New product launches from materials suppliers at the giant show shine light on sustainability. 

2019 SPE Auto Innovation Award Winners Shined with Several 'Firsts' and Broad Transferability
Making its mark, additive manufacturing had its own category for the second year and was used in the winner of the aftermarket category.

Materials: New Generation of TPVs for Corner Mold Automotive Seals
DuPont’s advanced silicone additives enable next-generation of ExxonMobil’s Santoprene TPVs with better bonding to EPDM and low COF for easy operation of doors, windows.

DuPont to Launch a Series of New Semi-crystalline Products for 3D Printing at RAPID + TCT 2019
Company R&D Programs Manager to present on high-performance materials for 3D printing on May 23 at 10:15 a.m. EDT.

The 2017 Ford F-150's open/close valve actuation system--made of polyacetal+PTFE and nylon 6--won the powertrain category and was the grand award winner.

Several Thermoplastic 'Firsts' Among 2018 SPE Automotive Awards
With the addition of an Additive Manufacturing slot, all nine categories exemplify innovation and transferability in the use of plastics.

DuPont Boosts Polymerization Capacity of High-Temperature PPA
After increasing capacity of its Zytel HTN in the U.S., DuPont has similar plan underway in Germany to meet increasing demand.

Materials: Low-Emission Polyacetal for Gear Applications
DowDuPont’s new acetal is geared to both automotive and non-automotive gear applications.

DowDuPont Starts Up World-Scale Ethylene & PE Facility
New integrated, world-scale production facility started up for ethylene monomer and Elite enhanced polyethylene in Freeport, Texas.

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Updated Analysis on Dow and DuPont Merger Integration
Activist investors drive companies to seek outside counsel on proposed spin-offs.

DuPont, Kurz, foil, Surlyn film

DuPont & Kurz Collaboration Yields Golden or Metallized Effects
The development involved a foil that offers excellent adhesion to Surlyn ionomer.

New Materials, Applications Among Highlights of SPC Bioplastics Converge Conference
Highlights of the D.C. held event included two dynamic panel discussions.

Agri-Industrial Plastics Mick Stielow and Geoff Ward

High-Tech Blow Molding At Agri-Industrial Plastics
This family-owned custom molder stands out in its use of advanced computer and automation tools to claim a niche in large, complex, and multi-layer parts.

More High-Performance Materials for Additive Mfg Emerge
Included are high-temperature formulations for 3D-printed tooling.

Top DuPont Award Goes to Hot-Fill Blow Molded PET Container
Graham Packaging’s technology manipulates PET’s morphology to create a container with properties that surpass standard PET.

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‘New Normal’ Marks 30th Chinaplas Show
Show breaks attendance records as Chinese economy slows.

Breakthrough Opens Up Landscape for Biobased Materials
DuPont and ADM have “game-changing” platform technology based on long sought-after molecule.

Product Categories of DuPont Performance Materials

Adhesion-Modified HDPE
Adhesion-Modified LDPE
Adhesion-Modified LLDPE
Antiblocking Concentrates
Ethylene Copolymers and Alloys - Other
Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)
Impact Modifiers
Nylon--Type 6
Nylon--Type 6/66 Copolymer
Nylon--Type 610
Nylon--Type 612
Nylon--Type 66
Nylon--Type Mxd6
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PBT Type
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PET Type
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PETG Type
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PTT Type
Polyimide (Thermoplastic)
Polyphthalamide (PPA)
Purging Compounds
Recycled/Reprocessed Materials--Pelletized Form
Release Agents--Internal (Additive Type)
Stock Shapes--Film
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Polyester Type

Trade Names

Appeel® peelable sealant resin
Biomax® resin modifier
Bynel® adhesive resin
Conpol™ additive resin
Crastin® PBT
Delrin® acetal
DuPont™20 series polyethylene resin
Elvaloy® modifier resin
Elvax® EVA copolymer resin
Fusabond® functional polymer
Hytrel® TPC-ET
Keldax® sound barrier resin
Minlon® PA
Nucrel® acid copolymer resin
Rynite® PET
Selar® barrier resin
Sorona® EP
Surlyn® ionomer resin
Vespel® parts & shapes
Zytel® HTN PPA
Zytel® Nylons