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DuPont at Fakuma’15: Rejoices Nylon’s 80th Anniversary

Published on 2015-10-13. Author : SpecialChem

This year Europe’s Fakuma International Trade Fair for Plastics Processors comes at the same time DuPont celebrates the 80th anniversary of nylon.

Fig. 1: DuPont


On the eve of the opening of Europe’s Fakuma trade fair, DuPont invites you to consider how DuPont nylon – at 80 years old – is still changing the world. This is one of four news items it plans to share this week.

Press Release: At 80, DuPont Nylon is Still Changing the World


Structural engine brackets stabilize and align the engine – making this component of lightweight plastic instead of metal to save weight is no easy feat. Company shares how the team from DuPont, ElringKlinger and Daimler AG managed the project as it shares a news item per day during Europe’s Fakuma International Trade Fair for Plastics Processors.

Press Release: Daimler AG Replaces Metal with DuPont™ Zytel® Polyamide in Engine Brackets


New Super Fast DuPont™ Crastin® SF PBT flows 30 percent faster than standard PBT to allow thinner, lighter and more complex shapes for electrical and electronic applications. DuPont’s news-item-a-day during Europe’s Fakuma International Trade Fair for Plastics Processors focuses on how Continental Automotive put it to work in thermal housings that protect a delicate sensor module controlling the engine thermal management system.

Press Release: Continental Uses DuPont™ Crastin® Super Fast PBT for new Contactless Position Sensor Housing


DuPont closes its news from Europe’s Fakuma International Trade Fair for Plastics Processors with a story about new DuPont materials that can stand up to long term exposure to heat and gases in turbo-charged environments. Turbo systems are growing exponentially as the auto industry lowers CO2 emissions and improves fuel efficiency without sacrificing performance.

Press Release: New DuPont Air Duct Materials Reign in Turbo-charged Environments

About DuPont

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment.

DuPont Performance Polymers works with customers throughout the world to help improve the performance, sustainability and cost of components used in automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics, health care, medical and other diversified industries. DuPont supports product development efforts with more than 40 manufacturing, development and research centers and technical teams to help ensure ideas go to market quickly and cost effectively.

Source: DuPont


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