DuPont materials, old and new, play part in SPE awards


DuPont (Troy, MI) materials, design and development support were featured in two automotive components honored at the 44th Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Automotive Innovation Awards Competition & Gala recently in Livonia, MI.

Renault's win in the "Most Innovative Use of Plastics" award in the Chassis & Hardware category features DuPont Zytel LCPA long chain polyamide, DuPont Bynel adhesive resin and a patented DuPont design technology in flexible coolant pipes. Further, the constant velocity joint (CVJ) half-shaft drive-axle boot seal using DuPont Hytrel TPC/ET thermoplastic polyester elastomer, in production since 1984, was selected as the 2014 Hall of Fame winner.
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