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Automotive leaders around the world count on Delrin® to deliver reliability, safety, and performance.

Delrin® is a key ingredient in many of the moving parts that keep vehicles safe on the road—from gears and motors powering key functions to flexing, low-friction door and seatbelt systems.

Driving Performance

With the rapid rise of motorized applications inside each car and truck, the need has never been greater for reliable materials that can slide with ease, yet hold up under repeated stress. Automakers trust Delrin® for seat adjustment, seatbelt systems, window lift mechanisms, wiper motors, headlight adjusters, and more.

Key performance properties:

  • Low friction for smooth operation
  • Low noise
  • Excellent flex and spring back
  • Long-life fatigue performance

Delrin® CPE

A new platform of POM homopolymers, Delrin® CPE grades enable optimum processing efficiency—and significant reductions in emission values to meet what are currently the most stringent automotive industry requirements.

Automotive Segments

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Safety Restraint Systems

Delrin® brings flexibility to seatbelt system parts - including retractors, push buttons, pillar loops, and height adjustors.

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Door Systems

The low friction properties of Delrin® make it an ideal material for sliding components in window lift mechanisms.

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Motors and Gears

As the number of motorized applications in vehicles continues to rise, Delrin® delivers strength, longevity and innovation.

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Delrin® Renewable Attributed

Base polymer produced using 100% bio-feedstock from waste according to ISCC mass balance certification, Delrin® Renewable Attributed provides the same performance and reliability as Delrin® with a reduced carbon footprint.

Case Studies and Related Content

These stories further detail our collaboration and contribution to success in the automotive industry. Is your story next?

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