DuPont Performance Materials highlighted a number of lightweight solutions at the recently concluded VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering 2016 conference.
“Our presence in Mannheim allow us to share perspectives with partners and learn more about how our materials and collaborative design processes can help them develop ever safer, more environmentally friendly and higher performing products,” stated Patrick Cazuc, Global Automotive Marketing Director for DuPont Performance Materials.
Among the highlights are:
– DuPont Vizilon thermoplastic composites for structural applications;
– DuPont Hytrel thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) in jounce bumpers as a replacement for incumbent foam polyurethane (PU);
– DuPont Zytel nylon resin; DuPont Hytrel and DuPont Vamac ethylene acrylic elastomer for downsizing of engines.