Engineering Materials


Servers with higher speeds and more bandwidth require connectors & sockets with higher pin counts. High performance plastics enable thinner walls with a reliable connection

Plastics that meet the latest demands in servers

Increasing connectivity and cloud computing is placing higher demands on servers. As data rates increase, higher speeds and more bandwidth require connectors and sockets with higher pin counts. At the same time, the industry is looking to reduce energy consumption substantially, like the recently introduced DDR4 memory, which increases performance by up to 50% while decreasing the voltage and power draw of the overall computing system.

Our high-performance engineering plastics are ideal for applications like DDR4 DIMM connectors, enabling easy rework at lower temperature loads. For USB-C connectors, we’re enabling thinner walls with a more reliable connection.

Our team of experts work together with key industry partners to find the best solutions for today’s challenges, as well as the next-generation DDR5 DIMM connectors.

Featured customer applications

USB-C Connectors

Electronics | Desktops / PCs

Glass-reinforced ;Provides up to 50% more wear resistance compared to other high temperature polyamides ;Enables thinner wall designs ;Halogen and red phosphorous-free grades are available

DDR DIMM Connectors

Electronics | Connectors

Sustainable solution due to good carbon footprint; Flame retardant; Halogen-free; Red-phosphorous free
  • 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.

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.

Learn about DSM and integrated electronics

Integrated electronics, a revolutionary technology to put electronics in plastics. They enable cars to be lighter and safer, electronics to be more functional and comfortable. They make our lives more comfortable.

DSM is your partner for integrated electronics, today and tomorrow. With proven solutions, a portfolio of LDS materials, expertise and processing knowledge, we are ready for your challenge.


How can we help you?

We take a scientific approach to building solutions. Our dedicated teams work closely with our customers to look at the entire process of developing new parts and components – whether it is a case of metal replacement, or developing solutions that are stronger, safer and more effective. Our methodical approach extends to every step of the process, from design and material performance to production and compliance.

Further reading

ForTii: The best fit for DDR4 housings                                                                      

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