"In a comparative test carried out on ISO tensile bars according to ISO 527 in DuPont’s European Technical Center in Geneva, Switzerland, data showed that our halogen-free nylon 66, DuPont™ Zytel® FR95G25V0NH, retains 80 percent of its tensile strength when exposed to 200 °C for more than 1,000 hours, while incumbent materials only retain 50 percent," said Antonio Nerone, global segment leader electric & connectors.
Contactors, circuit breakers and housing molded from non-halogenated Zytel® PA66 and Zytel® HTN meet demanding requirements for low environmental impact, high-temperature assembly and reliable service.
DuPont is constantly evolving its range of halogen-free products and is also working on the development of halogen-free DuPont™ Crastin® PBT, DuPont™ Rynite® PET, DuPont™ Hytrel® TPC-ET and Zytel® HTN, all of which have been developed to address industry requirements.
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Rémi Daneyrole | DuPont
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