DuPont Expands Award-winning DuPont™ Delrin® Renewable Attributed Portfolio
Five new grades offer sustainable options for food and water contact applications, as well as medical devices
WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 13, 2021 – DuPont (NYSE:DD) today announced the launch of five new grades of Delrin® Renewable Attributed acetal homopolymer resins, enabling customers to achieve their sustainability goals, especially those who manage strict regulatory compliance requirements. A recent R&D 100 Award winner and a finalist for the Global BioPlastics Award 2020/21, the expanded Delrin® Renewable Attributed portfolio enables the design of parts that are lightweight, durable, reliable, and made with renewable materials.
“DuPont, our customers, and their consumers are increasingly concerned about environmental impacts,” said Valéry Rebizant, Global Product Technical Specialist, DuPont Mobility & Materials. “Delrin® Renewable Attributed enables customers to achieve outstanding performance and reliability while addressing sustainability targets. We are very pleased with the advancements that have been made in this outstanding product line and look forward to offering customers even more material solutions to lower their products’ carbon footprint.”
Delrin® Renewable Attributed (FG) resins meet the requirements of various regulatory standards including Food Contact compliance, as well as suitability for contact with potable water according to NSF 61, WRAS (Water Regulations Advisory Scheme), ACS (Attestation de conformité sanitaire), KTW (Kunststoffe im Trinkwasser), and W270 standards. They are produced according to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). Typical applications include pumps, filtration components, sanitary, in-line heaters, fixtures and tanks, as well as kitchenware, food packaging, and food processing.
The medical device industry continues to innovate with wearables that are making home care and self-administration more convenient for patients. Delrin® Renewable Attributed offers unique characteristics, such as lubricity, toughness, and stability, which enable greater ease of movement of medical devices’ internal components.
About Delrin® Renewable Attributed
Delrin® Renewable Attributed supports customers’ performance and sustainability goals. Its base polymer is produced from 100% certified bio-feedstock from waste in accordance with mass balance principles and is accredited through the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC Plus) mass balance certification system.
Delrin® Renewable Attributed is the stiffest unreinforced engineering resin available and used for applications that require a high degree of durability, reliability, and long service life. It exhibits all the same mechanical properties and performance advantages as traditional fossil-based Delrin®. Naturally resilient and self-lubricating, Delrin® Renewable Attributed is a superior choice for gears, conveyor belts (material handling), consumer electronics, smart and wearable drug delivery devices, and safety restraint systems in automotive, and consumer applications.
About DuPont Mobility & Materials
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