GENEVA, May 10, 2012 – Buffer-stops made of the low-emission grade DuPont™ Delrin® 100PE acetal resin cushion the impact when mechanically-adjustable steering columns, from ThyssenKrupp Presta of Eschen, Liechtenstein, reach full horizontal adjustment.
TROY, MI, Jan 24, 2012 – Tata Toyo’s adoption of DuPont™ Zytel® PLUS nylon resin for three hot- and cold-side charge air coolers used on four vehicles of a major Indian auto OEM across passenger car, UV (Utility Vehicle) and LCV (Light Commercial Vehicle) segment illustrates the material’s performance and the benefits of collaborating with a global materials-science company like DuPont.
Geneva, Switzerland, Jun 28, 2012 – The lightweight yet equally robust oil sump – the lower shell of the oil pan module - is amongst the host of innovative technical solutions incorporated by Scania in its new Euro 6 engines.
TOKYO, JAPAN, Jul 7, 2011 – Toyota's new hybrid vehicle, "Prius α" (Prius alpha), features automotive interior parts made of DuPont™ Sorona® EP polymer, a high-performance, renewably sourced thermoplastic resin, contributing to the advanced interior design while also reducing the environmental footprint.
DuPont Performance Polymers is featuring an innovative automotive jounce bumper component to show how design, materials and processing can converge to deliver added performance and lower cost.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich, Aug. 7, 2012 – Automakers are increasing efforts to reduce vehicle weight, optimize the internal combustion engine and electrify the vehicle to meet proposed Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards (CAFE), according to results of the second 2012 WardsAuto survey sponsored by DuPont. Results were released during the Center for Automotive Research’s Management Briefing Seminar this week.
TROY, Mich., Oct. 18, 2012 – DuPont opened its eighth Innovation Center inside its Automotive Development Center here today to provide an environment for collaboration with customers, government, academia and business partners.
LIVONIA, MI, Nov 10, 2011 – Ford, Fiat and Toyota walked away with innovation awards at last night’s Society of Plastics Engineers “Most Innovative Use of Plastics Awards” event for components that use two renewably sourced DuPont materials — DuPont™ Zytel® RS nylon resin and DuPont™ Sorona® EP polymer — and one component using DuPont™ Hytrel® TPC-ET thermoplastic elastomer.
DETROIT, MI, Mar 21, 2011 – An Ultra Light Urban Vehicle project at Bradley University shows how acetal gears — specifically gears made of DuPont™ Delrin® POM — offer strength, toughness and low-friction attributes needed to take the load generated stress in drivetrain transmission systems while significantly damping noise and reducing weight inherent in metal gears.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY, Oct 20, 2011 – New low-emission DuPont™ Delrin® 300TE acetal resin (POM) is the first impact-modified POM from DuPont Performance Polymers (DuPont) to meet the automotive industry's demanding requirements for the use of plastics in vehicle interiors. This extends the scope of application for Delrin® acetal resins in vehicles to include plastic components in interiors.
WILMINGTON, DE, Oct 5, 2011 – DuPont Performance Polymers (DPP) will be participating with DuPont Protection Technology, showcasing 2K molding technology using DuPont™ Viton® fluoroelastomers, and DuPont™ Vamac® ethylene acrylic elastomers. DPP also will feature a video demonstrating 2K molding technology.
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, Oct 18, 2011 – A new electronic connector gasket from Dana Corp. is one of the first applications to benefit from patented 2K molding technology for the production of assemblies combining DuPont™ Vamac® ethylene acrylic elastomer (AEM) with DuPont™ Zytel® nylon resin.
WILMINGTON, DE, Nov 15, 2011 – The new HANS Sport II head and neck support device for racing drivers uses renewably sourced DuPont™ Zytel® RS polyamide resin to deliver needed impact resistance while significantly reducing weight.
WILMINGTON, DE, Apr 26, 2012 – In response to the PA12 shortage resulting from the unfortunate fire at Evonik’s manufacturing site, DuPont is working with industry associations and with customers to identify alternative materials that can be used to help manufacture components in fuel and brake systems.
Nuremberg, Germany, Jul 2, 2012 – DuPont Performance Polymers introduced DuPont™ Vamac® Ultra HT ethylene acrylic elastomer (AEM) with continuous heat resistance up to 180°C, with peaks to 200°C and improved mechanical properties at the DKT 2012 German Rubber Conference in Nuremberg this week.
WILMINGTON, Del. and BEIJING, Sept. 20, 2012– DuPont Performance Polymers and Chenguang Chemical Research Institute, a subsidiary owned by China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina), announced at the ChemChina Beijing office that they have signed definitive agreements to form a 50/50 joint venture
DuPont Protection Technologies announces new DuPont™ Kevlar® brand platform, Dare Bigger™, and a sponsorship of ESPN X Games through 2015.