Engineering Materials


DSM provides performance materials for a range of electrical applications including switchgears connectors and lighting and deliver on trends like thinnovation

Getting powered up

We’ve been in the electrical business for more than 25 years – which means our global team not only understands our but more importantly, your business as well.  That means supporting you all the way in developing electrical components and products that are compliant with the regulation, are kind to the planet and deliver on all the major trends -from thinnovation to globalization – and all while managing costs as efficiently as possible.

Browse our applications in electrical

  • Electrical components

    DSM helps in developing electrical components and products that are compliant with the regulation, green and deliver on all the major trends -from thinnovation to globalization.

  • Power distribution

    DSM offers a unique combination of materials, design, application development and general technical support, from production inception to the industrialization stage across the full spectrum of Power Distribution (PD) applications

Featured applications

Wire and Cable Insulation

Automotive | Auto Electronics & Electricals Wire & Cables

Arnitel® UM551 in use for convoluted tubes or cable protection under-the-bonnet.

Medium Voltage Circuit Breaker Isolators

Electrical | Power distribution Medium / High Voltage Switchgear

Most grades are available with halogenfree flameretardancy, and in specific electro-grey colour for housings. ForTii® has a Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT) of 305°C .
  • PA4T PPA - ForTii®

    PA4T PPA - ForTii®

    ForTii has a unique PPA's technology with high amide density. The ForTii platform includes polymers that are the highest crystalline, highest melting point and highest glass transition temperature amongst all PPA.

  • TPC - Arnitel®

    TPC - Arnitel®

    Arnitel is a high-performance ThermoPlastic Copolyester (TPC) that offers you a unique combination of flexibility, high temperature resistance and strength - plus excellent processing characteristics.

Featured products

With our broad, high-quality materials portfolio and in-depth technology know-how, we work in close collaboration with customers to develop new applications in response to the search for lighter, stronger and more durable materials.

Here's a selection of some of our most recognized brands and products, keeping you ahead of the curve and enabling you to lead the market through the use of cutting-edge technology.

Increasing mechanical and electrical performance of MCCBs

In the electrical market the use of MCCBs is increasing due to the growing need of energy conservation. MCCB producers have 3 needs: safety, performance and cost effectiveness. We offer a full portfolio of materials that can replace thermosets in demanding molded-case circuit breakers (MCCBs) with open arc extinguishing chambers. We have solutions for all the separate housing components, as well as for the functional internal parts in the arc extinguishing chamber of the circuit breaker, resulting in a 100% safe and cost-effective solution. 


Further reading

DSM in electrical: Getting powered up

DSM Engineering Materials' webshop

Integrated Functionality in High-Temperature LDS Assemblies: The added value solution in electronics

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