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DuPont™ Surlyn®


Golf ball manufacturers want it all: distance, spin control, durability. And DuPont delivers.

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Covers, mantles, cores ... and a feel for the game. For more than 40 years, DuPont™ Surlyn® resins have been on the ball, and inside it, meeting the needs of the golf industry.

Golfers want tee shots that go long. Touch shots with perfect spin control. And, for those occasional imperfect hits, a little forgiveness in the form of cut resistance. Ball manufacturers want performance too: Productivity. Materials consistency. Global supply and ready innovation.

DuPont materials leadership

DuPont has been helping advance golf ball performance ever since the first cut-resistant ball, with a cover of DuPont™ Surlyn®, was introduced in the mid-1960s. Today, nearly all major ball makers use Surlyn® or blend it with other materials to tailor ball performance inside and out. To meet golf manufacturer needs, DuPont offers more than 20 commercial grades of Surlyn®, plus a number of grades developed to meet confidential requests.