New acrylic elastomer from DuPont is ‘cost effective for auto hoses & ducts’

By Liz White, ERJ staff

Wilmington, Delaware-DuPont has launched ACE, a new acrylic co-elastomer that it says “cost-effectively fills the gap between high- and mid-range elastomers.”

ACE is intended to meet the needs of the global automotive industry for various hoses and ducts, according to the rubber producer. DuPont describes ACE as a replacement for materials such as epichlorohydrin rubber (ECO), chlorinated polyethylene elastomers (CPE) and ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA-high VA content) and in some cases ethylene acrylic elastomers.

“In terms of performance and cost benefit…

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