Wilmington, Del., March 19, 2007
New Airbus A380 Relies on DuPont Innovations for Strength, Light Weight
The world's largest commercial jetliner made its inaugural visit to the United States today, relying on a host of DuPont lightweight, high-performance materials to lift the first-ever, full-length twin-deck aircraft. The innovative materials include DuPont™ Kevlar® and Nomex® aramid fibers, Vespel® high-performance materials, Tefzel® fluoropolymer resin, Oasis® composite wire insulation, and Tedlar® PVF film.
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