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Polymer Modifiers

End-Use Examples of Compounds using DuPont Polymer Modifiers

Polymer modifiers can help make tougher parts, longer-lasting building materials, higher-value recycle streams, or new roads to market. Explore a few examples below:

recycled packaging
Compatibilizer Boosts Recycling

Recycled multilayer packaging containers use DuPont(tm) Fusabond(r) compatibilizer to earn ECO award in Brazil.

 

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Recycled packaging award
toughened nylon parts
Making Nylon Parts Tough Enough

Compounders of toughened nylon can choose from several DuPont polymer modifiers to meet required impact strength.

 

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More about toughened nylon
heat welded PVC for roofing
Longer Rooftop Service Life

Single-ply flexible PVC roofing made with DuPont™ Elvaloy® KEE extends "cool roof" service life.

 

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High-performance PVC roofing
PVC housing panel
Durable, More Affordable Housing

In PVC-based building materials, a DuPont polymer modifier improves impact toughness and production efficiency.

 

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Rigid PVC building panels
paving at DuPont Chestnut Run
Paving Stays Smooth, Resilient

By improving asphalt binder performance, DuPont™ Elvaloy® RET polymer modifier helps build longer-lasting roads.

 

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Advancing asphalt binder technology
wood composite deck
Improved Wood Composite Products

Using DuPont coupling agent helps build stronger wood alternatives, with easier extrusion processing.

 

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Wood polymer componding
h-fold pipe liner
PVC-Based Liners for Pipe Repair

PVC-based pipe liners add DuPont(tm) Elvaloy(r) to help them "fold and re-form" inside a leaky pipe, for trenchless repairs.

 

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"No-Dig" pipe liners
Resins for NHFR cable jacket
Flame-Retarded Cable Insulation

Non-halogen flame-retarded wire and cable insulation can be compounded cost-effectively using DuPont polymer modifiers.

 

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Resins for NHFR cable jacket