Distinctive Automotive Interiors & Safety Systems
It’s not enough that today’s vehicles be fuel-efficient. Consumers still want vehicles that are safe, comfortable and great to drive. Automakers draw on DuPont materials and expertise to create a special driving experience.
DuPont offers materials for automotive interiors and safety systems that protect drivers and passengers while enhancing the driving experience. DuPont renewably sourced materials give design engineers another way to separate their vehicles from the competition.
Comfort & Design: DuPont high-performance materials are widely used to help reduce noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) for a more pleasant ride and to enable styling features such as 3D LED lighting systems. Additionally, DuPont™ Teflon® fabric protector is used to extend the quality and life of car fabrics.
Safety: From the first airbag system and safety belt mechanisms to the latest collision-avoidance electronic materials and technologies, we continue to set the standard for performance in active and passive safety systems.
Sustainability: Automakers can further differentiate their vehicles and enhance performance by using DuPont™ Renewably Sourced™ polymers in floor mats, headliners, airbag doors, and other interior components to support an eco-friendly theme.
Delrin® acetal resin
Delrin® acetal homopolymer resin combines toughness and creep, fatigue, wear, and abrasion resistance with the stiffness and strength required to replace metal.
INFORMATION & IDEAS
- Materials for Hybrid & Electric Vehicles
- Spring Element DuPont™ Delrin®
- Automotive Interior Parts
Plastics in Vehicle Interiors
Low-emission DuPont™ Delrin® 300TE acetal resin (POM) is the first impact-modified POM from DuPont to meet the automotive industry's demanding requirements for the use of plastics in vehicle interiors.
- Renewably Sourced Automotive Materials
- DuPont™ Hytrel® RS for Airbag Systems
- Automotive Innovation Awards
- Vehicle Safety Solutions
- Polymer Properties Guide
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.
Low Friction Plastic
Low friction plastic applications developed in collaboration with DuPont experts can help improve durability and performance, reduce maintenance, and can even contribute to reduced use of fossil fuels.
Innovative Ideas for Metal Replacement
DuPont collaborates with customers worldwide to develop innovative metal replacement applications to make cars, planes and other equipment more fuel- and cost-efficient.