With the world’s population projected to surpass 9 billion by 2050, now is the time to prepare for a secure energy future. We invite you to collaborate with our global teams to find science-driven, sustainable energy solutions.
From renewable energy sources like photovoltaics, wind, biofuels, and fuel cells to the application of advanced materials making the exploration, production and transportation of oil and gas more efficient, DuPont products & services help provide better performance, reliability, lower cost, improved safety and a reduced environmental footprint. Our offerings support energy-enabling technologies in energy storage and throughout the electricity generation, distribution and conversion processes.
We are focused on developing innovative and economically viable solutions for the world’s energy needs across multiple technologies. Together we can find the right solutions to secure a brighter, cleaner energy future.
Together with local farmers, Genera Energy, and the University of Tennessee, DuPont is developing cellulosic ethanol from crops such as switchgrass to produce sustainable fuel for local consumers.
- Tyvek® Protective Apparel
- Tyvek® Air and Water Barriers for Commercial Construction
- Kevlar® brand
- Nomex® Brand
DuPont™ Vamac® ethylene acrylic elastomer products thrive in harsh environments, performing in turbocharger hoses, oil cooler hoses, seals and gaskets. Vamac® elastomers can be fashioned into cured compounds with superb low-temperature resistance, high-temperature durability, and resistance to auto fluids, such as transmission fluid and engine oils.
- Kalrez® perfluoroelastomer parts
- Vespel® Parts & Shapes
- Zytel® nylon resin
- Nomex® Electrical Insulation
Zytel® nylon resin is the most versatile of plastics - easy to process, easy to modify, and environmentally responsible in production and in reuse. It's tough, light and surprisingly resilient in hot, chemically aggressive and humid environments. DuPont™ Zytel® HTN high-performance polyamide bridges the performance gap between conventional engineering resins and high-end specialty polymers.
Kapton® Polyimide Films
DuPont™ Kapton® polyimide films make innovative design solutions possible for a broad swath of automotive and other industrial applications, including photovoltaic and wind energy, aerospace, and consumer electronics.
- ProShield® 6 SFR Garments
- DuPont Protection Solutions, Matching Performance to Threats with Enhanced DuPont™ Kevlar® XP and XD Technology Platforms
- DuPont Completes $295 million Tedlar® PVF capacity expansion project
- Highest Efficiency Solamet® PV Pastes to Date
- DuPont Collaborates on Standards for High Reliability Solar Modules
- Advanced Aluminum Pastes Boost Electrical Performance Of Solar Cells
Iowa CE Biorefinery Groundbreaking
DuPont came one step closer today to commercializing advanced biofuels by breaking ground on its cellulosic ethanol facility in Nevada, Iowa. Expected to be completed in mid-2014, this more than $200 million facility will be among the first and largest commercial-scale cellulosic biorefineries in the world.
- DuPont Protection Technologies Reaffirms Commitment to Defend Aggressively Against Trademark Infringement and Counterfeiting
INFORMATION & IDEAS
- Flame Retardant Polymers
- Ethanol Fuel Without Antibiotics
What Keeps You Safe?
“What Keeps You Safe?” PPE videos from DuPont show how heroes in firefighting, military, law enforcement, and emergency response rely on DuPont invention and innovation.
- Polymer Properties Guide
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.
- Elastomer Chemical Resistance Guide
- About the Project
- Our Partners
- Trends in Photovoltaic Production
Low-Friction Mechanical Plastics
DuPont™ Vespel® parts and shapes and DuPont™ Delrin® acetal resin are high-strength, low-friction mechanical plastics that deliver performance for automotive, consumer, and industrial applications.
DuPont™ Vespel® Product Families
Vespel® products are made from a variety of materials (polyimides, thermoplastics, composites and chemically-resistant polymers). These products offer a unique combination of physical properties and design flexibility. Parts are available as custom parts, stock shapes, components or assemblies.
Brief summary of the US EPA's (Environmental Protection Agency) "Level's of Protection (LOP)" as applicable to those individuals involved in handling hazardous materials. LOP's are based on the type of respiratory protection required to ensure the safety of the user under the specified conditions of use.
OMV Petrom Group Case Study
Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) case study on OMV Petrom Group to see how they refined safety performance.
Brithinee Electric Motor Repair
For more than 30 years, Brithinee Electric has been building customer confidence and business growth with an uncompromising demand for quality and exclusive use of Nomex® insulation to meet its electric motor repair requirements.
- EDF recognises safety and reliability of Securamid transformers
Transformers in Urban Areas
Gaz Electricité de Grenoble chose a hybrid insulation system utilizing Nomex® for its transformers in urban areas, enabling it to install a low-noise transformer with a much higher rating in the existing substation.
- Reliability and high temperature performance in Nuclear Power Plants
- Improving Motor Insulation Reliability at FMV
Over 14 GW – 6000 SLIM® and Bio-SLIM® Transformer Units installed since 2001
In 2000, CG Power Systems teamed up with DuPont to develop high-temperature, liquid-immersed transformers targeted at the wind segment. Today, thousands of wind turbine transformers with Nomex® insulation have been installed globally.
Reliable Slot Insulation
Whether it’s motor repair, rotor rebuilding, replacement laminations or stator restacking, Darby Electric relies on Nomex® paper and laminates for slot insulation and other critical applications to ensure quality that exceeds customer expectations.
Flanders Industrial Motor Repair
Flanders Electric provides the highest quality power products and services, including industrial motor repair. An integral part of the quality equation is the use of Nomex® paper and Nomex® based laminates.
The use of Nomex® paper and pressboard helps enable a lighter weight traction transformer design for Amtrak’s Acela Express, reducing the weight of the equipment transformer by between 15% and 25%.
- Hybrid Insulation Systems
- Mobile Transformer Uprating | DuPont ™ Nomex ® Insulation