Vamac® Ultra HT achieves continuous heat resistance up to 180°C, with peaks to 200 °C, which, coupled with improved mechanical properties, identify it as an ideal candidate for demanding automotive applications such as turbo hoses and air ducts.
DuPont™ Vamac® Ultra HT ethylene acrylic elastomer (AEM) offers continuous heat resistance up to 180°C, with peaks to 200°C, higher flex fatigue resistance and enhanced mechanical properties, better low temperature flexibility and superior acid resistance in blow-by gas and exhaust gas recirculation environments than standard AEM, making it an ideal candidate for automotive turbo hoses and air ducts.
“Vamac® Ultra HT is designed to answer the need for high performance hoses in modern automotive engines, and especially to meet the demand for higher temperature resistant turbocharger hoses and ducts. Its dynamic performance and superior thermal resistance mark a further step in the development of the Vamac® product range, while processors will continue to benefit from an accommodating polymer for their formulations,” said Patrick Cazuc, Automotive Director Europe, DuPont Performance Polymers.The latest manufacturing technology for Vamac® enables the polymerization of AEM grades with optimized structure and chemical composition, resulting in significant improvements over existing standard Vamac® elastomers.
DuPont Performance Polymers is committed to working with customers throughout the world to develop new products, components and systems that help reduce dependence on fossil fuels and protect people and the environment. With more than 40 manufacturing, development and research centers throughout the world, DuPont Performance Polymers uses the industry’s broadest portfolio of plastics, elastomers, renewably sourced polymers, filaments and high-performance parts and shapes to deliver cost-effective solutions to customers in aerospace, automotive, consumer, electrical, electronic, industrial, sporting goods and other diversified industries.DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit www.dupont.com.
Rémi Daneyrole | DuPont
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