DuPont Adhesives Recognised by Altair Enlighten Award

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DuPont adhesives have announced that it has received finalist and runner-up places in the 2020 Altair Enlighten Award competition; an award system in the automotive industry that is dedicated to vehicle lightweighting. As sustainability joins cost-effectiveness, performance, reliability and safety in the vital factors of automotive and EV manufacturing, weight saving is becoming a bigger factor for manufacturers.

Altair Enlighten Runner up

BETASEAL™ X2500 structural adhesive achieved runner-up in the ‘enabling technology’ category. DuPont state that the adhesive provides a strong, reliable bond to low-surface-energy thermoplastics without the weight of additional mechanical fasteners; allowing the modular lightweight assembly for a weight savings of 20-30% compared to traditional steel liftgate structures.

Altair Enlighten Finalist

BETAMATE™ 1640 is a crash-durable structural adhesive was named as a finalist. The new epoxy adhesive bonds large substrates to allow for better load distribution in large structures. This ultimately allows for noticeable weight savings on the entire body structure due to lowering panel thickness whilst meeting the strict industry requirements.

About DuPont

DuPont  is a multinational company of American origin, mainly dedicated to different industrial branches of chemistry. The Dupont team is one of the largest chemical companies on the planet and works every day to find the most innovative solutions to various daily industrial problems. 

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