DuPont's main renewable materials at k exhibition in Germany
DuPont is vigorously promoting renewable products
bjornhedlund, global marketing director of engineering polymers of DuPont, said at the press conference held during the 2010k Exhibition: "we are committed to reducing our dependence on fossil fuels, trying to find alternative energy sources and improve energy efficiency."
at this exhibition, DuPont, headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, USA, demonstrated a series of renewable materials, including hytrelrs renewable thermoplastic elastomer for the first time used in airbag system. The new Hytrel grade for this airbag contains at least 35% renewable content by weight. Hytrel's national development and Reform Commission held a mobilization meeting for the special action against electrolytic aluminum back gauge capacity in Beijing last week. The airbag application was jointly developed by DuPont and Takata Petri company, a safety system manufacturer in aschaffenbur, Germany
according to marshacraig, global business manager of engineering polymers at DuPont, DuPont has also made improvements to its Sorona bioplasticsCraig said at the 2010k exhibition, "the market demand for renewable materials shows an overall growth trend. Large automobile OEMs hope to achieve the goal of sustainable development through renewable materials."
she added that renewable materials are also increasingly attracting the attention of computer and handheld electronics manufacturers
DuPont officials also showed the new input coherent experimental parameters of their zytelplus and zytelhtn nylon resins; Class products, vehicles equipped with engine components containing such materials can lose more than 20 pounds. Company officials said that according to the forecast that 72million engines will be produced in 2011, the use of DuPont materials can reduce the use of 3million barrels of crude oil
Hedlund, who has worked for DuPont for more than 25 years, added that 2010 was "a good year for the plastics industry. The company is exploring new technology paths including solid-state batteries"
he said: "I have been engaged in this industry for a long time. Now I really feel that a new era of plastics is coming."
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