Uses and Applications
Air ducts and turbocharger hoses operate in hot and stressful environments that involve pressure, engine oil and blow-by-gases. These conditions can induce rapid heat aging and compromise the performance in all but the highest performing plastic and rubber materials.
Vamac® and Viton® are used in automotive connectors made for high heat and harsh chemical underhood applications.
DuPont specialty materials for the wire and cable industryare used to makeinsulated and jacketed cables thinner, strongerand flame-retardant, without adding halogens, for applications from -70ºC to 125ºC.
Proven performance and durability, excellent resistance to flex fatigue and broad temperature use make DuPont™ Hytrel® thermoplastic elastomer the ideal material for flexible boots, bushings and bumpers in chassis suspension components
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.