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In this issue, read about how the design philosophy of sustainability is being applied in a broad spectrum of market areas such as the automotive industry, rail transportation, glass panel manufacturing, household appliances, and consumer products. Of special interest to many is the new DuPont™ Delrin® 300CP resin whose cost is around that of standard polymer grades, allowing for more cost-efficient solutions.

Cover of DuPont Engineering Design Electronic Magazine 2009/1

DuPont Engineering Design Electronic Magazine — 2009/1

EDITORIAL: The quest for sustainable mobility Meeting a ‘baffling’ design challenge
Daimler representatives Dr. G√ľnther B. Zoll (left) and Nuri Tiraki High performance DuPont materials can contribute to weight reduction, fuel savings and CO2 emission reductions. an integrated baffle and seal lip assembly made of DuPont™ Hytrel® thermoplastic polyester elastomer An integrated baffle and seal lip assembly, made of Hytrel®, is used in two new transmissions from General Motors.
First polymer oil pan module for use in
serial-production cars
News: Picture perfect —
DuPont extends MetaFuse™ alliances
polymer oil pan module A joint development between Daimler, Bruss and DuPont saves manufacturing cost as well as weight. The champagne bottle for the Taittinger Brut Millésimé 2000 – Rauschenberg Collection DuPont technologies artfully encase limited-edition champagne bottle; New alliances to further develop and commercialize MetaFuse™ technology
New wheel safety technology DuPont™ Delrin® 300CP optimises impact performance, flow and cost-efficiency
Barry McGowan, managing director of VisiLok Limited VisiLok, a patented system featuring a housing made of robust Zytel® HTN, provides an effective solution to the risk of wheel detachment mechanical properties of DuPont™ Delrin® 300CP The cost of this new resin is around that of standard polymer grades, allowing for more cost-efficient solutions.
Extending new processing technologies Promoting safer oven use
3D
blow-molded part made by Turkish automotive supplier Teklas Material and technical support from DuPont has enabled Turkish automotive supplier Teklas to produce 3D blow-molded parts. an open oven door using the 'Impulse' guide for Fagor ovens The ‘Impulse’ guide for Fagor ovens, mounted on a support made of Zenite® and metal, enables safe and easy access to cooked food.
A new track for Zytel® Smooth operator
top view of Mondragón Soluciones railway fastner A new railway fastening system is one of the first to use a base plate made of Zytel® nylon as an alternative to steel. edge-on view of ball transfer unit supporting a glass panel Patented ball transfer units, made using DuPont™ Vespel® parts and shapes, are used for the smooth and efficient handling of flat panel displays and solar panels.
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