Looking for high-performance plastics for your industrial applications? Look no further. We, at DuPont, are proud to introduce our cutting-edge Vespel® material, a trusted solution in extreme conditions and demanding environments since 1965.
Vespel® offers outstanding temperature resistance, mechanical properties, and PV performance, making it the ideal choice for various industries. Our material enables continuous operation at cryogenic to high temperatures, provides low wear and friction, exceptional dimensional stability, and easy machinability. From aerospace and semiconductor processing to automotive manufacturing and energy production, Vespel® finds versatile applications, including bearings, bushings, insulators, seals, wear rings, and more.
With design centers in Asia, Europe, and the Americas, our team of dedicated engineers and scientists collaborate with customers to deliver high-performance solutions that meet their specific needs. We understand the unique challenges faced by industries in Singapore and are committed to providing innovative Vespel® products that optimize performance and durability.
Discover the advantages of Vespel® and explore our wide range of products. Contact us today to learn more, request a data sheet, and experience the difference that DuPont Vespel® can make for your Singapore market applications.
Vespel® Parts and Shapes
DuPont Vespel® offers a wide range of parts and shapes that have been tested and proven effective in highly demanding applications globally. These include custom and stock options such as sheet, rod, tube, plaque, bar, disk, ring, ball, direct formed, and custom machined parts.
Vespel® parts and shapes are used in a variety of industries for applications such as bearings, bushings, insulators, seals, wear pads, wear strips, and more. They are known for their:
- Low creep: Vespel® exhibits minimal deformation under long-term stress, ensuring dimensional stability and reliability.
- Low out-gassing: This property is vital in sensitive environments, preventing contamination and maintaining performance.
- Lightweight yet high load handling: Vespel® is lightweight, reducing the overall weight of the system, while effectively managing heavy loads.
- Chemical and thermal resistance: Vespel® is resistant to a wide range of chemicals and can withstand extreme temperatures, making it suitable for various demanding environments.
- Dimensional stability: Vespel® maintains its shape and size even under harsh conditions, ensuring consistent performance over time.
- Easy machinability: Vespel® can be easily machined to precise specifications, allowing for efficient customization and rapid prototyping.
These exceptional properties make Vespel® parts and shapes a preferred choice in industries such as aerospace, automotive, semiconductor, oil and gas, and more. Whether it’s optimizing performance in bearings, enhancing insulation in electronic components, or providing reliable sealing solutions, Vespel® delivers outstanding performance in demanding applications.
Advantages of Vespel®
Vespel® offers several advantages for various industries, making it a preferred choice for high-performance applications. Its exceptional properties contribute to enhanced system performance, efficiency, and durability. Let’s explore some of the key advantages:
1. High-Temperature Resistance:
Vespel® exhibits remarkable high-temperature resistance, allowing it to maintain its integrity and mechanical properties even in extreme heat conditions. With a continuous operating temperature range from cryogenic to high temperatures, it ensures reliable performance in demanding environments.
2. Low Wear and Low Friction:
One of the notable characteristics of Vespel® is its low wear and low friction properties, which significantly reduce component wear and energy loss. This leads to improved efficiency, extended service life, and reduced maintenance costs for various applications.
3. Chemical Resistance:
Vespel® demonstrates excellent resistance to a wide range of chemicals, including acids, bases, solvents, and fuels. This makes it highly suitable for industries that involve exposure to harsh chemicals or corrosive environments, ensuring the longevity and reliability of the components.
Compared to ceramics, Vespel® offers a cost-effective solution without compromising on performance and reliability. Its ability to withstand extreme conditions, low wear and friction properties, and chemical resistance make it a durable and long-lasting option, resulting in cost savings over the product lifecycle.
5. Dimensional Stability and Ease of Machining:
Vespel® boasts excellent dimensional stability, maintaining its shape and structural integrity even under challenging operating conditions. This ensures precise and consistent performance of components. Additionally, Vespel® is easy to machine to close tolerances, facilitating efficient production and customization of parts.
These advantages position Vespel® as an ideal material for industries such as aerospace, automotive, semiconductor, and oil and gas, where high-performance and reliability are crucial. Its unique combination of high-temperature resistance, low wear and friction, chemical resistance, dimensional stability, and cost-effectiveness make it a versatile and sought-after choice for demanding applications.
|Continuous operation from cryogenic to high temperatures
|Low Wear and Low Friction
|Improved system performance and efficiency
|Resistant to acids, bases, solvents, and fuels
|Durable and long-lasting solution
|Dimensional Stability and Ease of Machining
|Precise performance and efficient production
Vespel® Applications in Different Industries
Vespel® is a versatile material with unique properties that make it suitable for a wide range of applications in various industries. Let’s explore how Vespel® is utilized in different sectors:
In the aerospace industry, Vespel® is highly regarded for its exceptional performance in critical applications. It is commonly used for bushings, tube clamps, wear pads, and seals. The aerospace sector relies on Vespel® to provide reliable and durable solutions that can withstand extreme conditions.
Vespel® plays a crucial role in the automotive sector, particularly in motion- and fluid-control systems. It finds application in components such as seal rings, thrust washers, fork pads, and solenoids. The automotive industry benefits from the high performance and reliability of Vespel® in enhancing vehicle performance and efficiency.
The semiconductor and electronics markets leverage the unique properties of Vespel® to achieve optimal performance in their applications. Vespel® is commonly used for clamping rings, chamber liners, insulator rings, and conductive pads. Its excellent dimensional stability, chemical resistance, and low out-gassing make it a valuable material for semiconductor processing.
Oil and Gas
In the oil and gas industry, Vespel® finds its place in various applications that require excellent wear resistance and chemical compatibility. It is utilized in pump wear components for oil refining, petrochemical, chemical, oil pipeline, and power generation industries. Vespel® helps ensure reliable operation under demanding conditions.
The table below summarizes the industries and their respective Vespel® applications:
|Bushings, Tube Clamps, Wear Pads, Seals
|Seal Rings, Thrust Washers, Fork Pads, Solenoids
|Clamping Rings, Chamber Liners, Insulator Rings, Conductive Pads
|Oil and Gas
|Pump Wear Components
Vespel® Production Facility in Singapore
We are proud to announce the opening of our state-of-the-art Vespel® production facility in Singapore. This facility, located strategically in Singapore, joins our four other global Vespel® part plants situated in Japan, Belgium, and the United States. Together, these facilities enable us to ensure the rapid delivery of high-quality Vespel® products worldwide, meeting the increasing demand for innovative materials that can reduce weight while delivering exceptional performance.
Equipped with advanced technology and employing lean manufacturing techniques, our Singapore facility is well-equipped to cater to the dynamic markets in Singapore. Our team of experts is committed to providing high-performance Vespel® solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations and meet the unique requirements of Singapore’s industries.
Benefits of our Vespel® Production Facility in Singapore:
- Responsive production capabilities for quick turnaround times
- Local presence enables closer collaboration with Singapore-based customers
- Access to a comprehensive range of Vespel® parts and shapes
- High-quality manufacturing processes emphasizing precision and performance
- Customization options to meet specific application needs
With our Vespel® production facility in Singapore, we aim to provide businesses in Singapore with the advantages of Vespel® in their high-performance plastic applications. Our commitment to delivering top-quality products and exceptional customer service remains at the core of our operations, enabling us to meet the evolving needs of Singapore’s dynamic markets.
Vespel® Production Facilities Worldwide
|State-of-the-art production facility catering to Singapore’s markets
|Strategically located facility serving Asia’s Vespel® needs
|European production facility providing superior Vespel® solutions
|American manufacturing facility meeting the demands of North American industries
DuPont Vespel® is a globally trusted brand when it comes to providing high-performance solutions in extreme conditions and demanding environments. With its wide range of parts and shapes, Vespel® caters to various industries, including aerospace, automotive, semiconductor, and oil and gas. The recent opening of our new production facility in Singapore demonstrates our commitment to meeting the market needs and delivering innovative materials that can optimize performance in high-performance plastic applications.
By expanding our operations to Singapore, we aim to serve the dynamic markets of the region more effectively. The advanced capabilities of Vespel® will now be readily available to the Singapore markets, allowing local industries to benefit from its exceptional properties. Whether it’s withstanding high temperatures, minimizing wear and friction, or exhibiting chemical resistance, Vespel® offers a comprehensive solution for high-performance plastic applications in a wide range of industries.
We believe that the production facility in Singapore will play a vital role in meeting the increasing demand for Vespel® solutions. With our state-of-the-art technology and lean manufacturing techniques, we are well-equipped to provide high-quality products that optimize performance, reduce weight, and enhance overall efficiency. At DuPont, we are dedicated to delivering reliable and innovative materials that enable our customers in Singapore to excel in their respective industries.
What is DuPont Vespel®?
DuPont Vespel® is a high-performance plastic material trusted in extreme conditions and demanding environments since 1965.
What are the properties of Vespel®?
Vespel® offers outstanding temperature, mechanical, and PV properties, providing continuous operation at cryogenic to high temperatures, low wear and friction, exceptional dimensional stability, and easy machinability.
What are the applications of Vespel®?
Vespel® is favored in industries such as aerospace, semiconductor processing, automotive manufacturing, and energy production for applications including bearings, bushings, insulators, seals, wear rings, and more.
What parts and shapes are available in Vespel®?
Vespel® offers a wide range of parts and shapes, including custom and stock options such as sheet, rod, tube, plaque, bar, disk, ring, ball, direct formed, and custom machined parts.
What are the advantages of Vespel®?
Vespel® has low creep and low out-gassing properties, low wear and friction characteristics, chemical resistance, strength and stiffness, dimensional stability, and is easy to machine. It is also cost-effective compared to ceramics.
In which industries is Vespel® used?
Vespel® finds applications in industries such as automotive, aerospace, oil refining, petrochemical, chemical, oil pipeline, power generation, semiconductor, and electronics.
Where is the Vespel® production facility located?
DuPont has a production facility for Vespel® parts and shapes in Singapore, joining four other global plants strategically located in Japan, Belgium, and the United States.