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.
USES AND APPLICATIONS
- Chassis suspension Systems
- Automotive Air Ducts and Turbocharger Hoses
Neoprene for Construction
DuPont™ Neoprene for construction is used in buildings, bridges and other projects around the world, for applications from window seals to water resistant membranes.
- Cable Insulation and Jacketing
- Automotive Connectors
- Thermoplastic Tubing and Elastomeric Hose
- Seals and Gaskets
- Kalrez® for Aircraft Engine Seals
Hytrel® for Medical Tubing
Hytrel® fulfills plastic medical tubing requirements for flexibility, compliance with purity standards, toughness & resistance to flex fatigue, to a wide range of chemicals, and to traditional medical sterilization procedures.
INFORMATION & IDEAS
Automotive Fuel Hoses
DuPont offers a range of materials designed to resist high temperatures and aggressive fuels in automotive fuel hoses.
- Bonded Piston Seals for Modern Engines
- Automatic Transmission Seals
- A Guide to Elastomer Properties
- Heat Resistant Elastomers
- High Performance Polymers
Renewably sourced DuPont biopolymers are used in sustainable plastics that can replace oil-based materials and reduce dependence on fossil fuels.
- High Performance Materials
Seal Outgassing Test Results
Evaluation and comparison of outgassing for three different classes of elastomeric seal materials used in semiconductor process environments using DuPont test methodology.
Technology that boosts efficiency, while reducing the size of gas and diesel engines, is the main route to lower emissions and improved fuel economy.
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.
- Flame Retardant Polymers