Elastomers Innovation from Neoprene to Now
DuPont elastomers offer solutions, from cutting-edge to tried-and-true, for applications, from adhesives and semi-conductor parts to wire and cable coating.
DuPont is working with customers to make things better, from custom applications for thermoset elastomers used in the general rubber industry to high-performance fluoroelastomers used in demanding chemical and automotive applications.
DuPont elastomers are selected for application-critical performance qualities, whether the need is sealing, flexibility, durability or reliability. We provide specialized elastomers for use with aggressive chemicals and high temperatures, for a range of industrial uses. DuPont has been a leader in the elastomers industry for more than 80 years. We remain committed to working with customers around the world to collaborate on cost-efficient solutions.
- DuPont™ Hytrel®
- Kalrez® perfluoroelastomer parts
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.
- DuPont™ Vamac®
USES AND APPLICATIONS
- Chassis suspension Systems
- Automotive Air Ducts and Turbocharger Hoses
- Vespel® in Automotive Parts
- Cable Insulation and Jacketing
- Seals and Gaskets
- Automotive Connectors
- Kalrez® Seals for Semiconductor Processing
- Thermoplastic Tubing and Elastomeric Hose
- Kalrez® for Aircraft Engine Seals
Kalrez® for Aircraft Engine Seals
Kalrez® parts used for aircraft engine seals are designed with properties to work in extreme temperatures and withstand aggressive aerospace fluids, including jet fuels and lubricating oils.
INFORMATION & IDEAS
- Heat Resistant Elastomers
Chemical Resistant Elastomers
DuPont has a portfolio of chemical resistant elastomers and thermoplastics to match a broad spectrum of challenges – from aggressive automotive fuels to custom industrial equipment.
- A Guide to Elastomer Properties
- CV Joint Boot Performance
- Automatic Transmission Seals
- Flame Retardant Polymers
- Automotive Seals
Vamac® Grade Selection
Proper grade selection often depends on a combination of factors. View the performance information for grade selection.
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.
- Bonded Piston Seals for Modern Engines
Innovation Centers Featuring Polymers
DuPont Performance Polymers brings global knowledge to local application development at innovation center facilities located in Europe, Asia and the Americas.
Examples of innovative plastic design solutions created by DuPont, in collaboration with customers worldwide.