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Where performance is key, designers choose Delrin®.

Successful design for engineering function combines ideas with attention to detail. This portal offers resources to support designers putting the distinct advantages of Delrin® to work in their next innovation.

Creating Value through Functional Part Design

Delrin® is typically specified for high-load mechanical applications and precision parts, where strength, stiffness, stability, and reliability are important. It is also used to improve performance in high-wear, high-friction applications.

Compared to acetal copolymers, Delrin® homopolymer offers higher fatigue and creep resistance as well as higher toughness and tensile properties. This enables thinner, lighter part design, and opportunities to reduce part production costs.

In addition to higher yields and faster throughputs during manufacture, the technical advantages of Delrin® can create significant value-in-use—for example, combining discrete components into one molding to decrease assembly operations, reduce complexity and improve recyclability.

Diagram comparing Delrin homopolymer with Average general purpose copolymer

Watch Delrin® Outperform Acetal Copolymer


Truck Pull Test

Delrin® acetal homopolymer outlasts acetal copolymer.

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Head-to-Head Slap Test

Flexural fatigue and repeated impact demonstration of Delrin® vs. acetal copolymer.

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Are All Acetals Equal?

Stress tests show which material performs best when impact resistance is critical.

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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.

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Delrin® Design Guide

Use Delrin® to bridge the gap between metals and ordinary plastics.

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Plastics Design Guide

Key design advice for plastics to get the best mechanical and molding performance.

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Delrin® Molding Guide

Unlock the excellent mechanical performance achievable with Delrin® acetal resins.

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