To offer a drop-in solution to overcome the PA66 shortage, we developed an alternative material: The Akulon® IG series is a portfolio of material grades made by combining the strength of PA6 and PA46 – two materials that are fully independent of the Adiponitrile/hexamethyldiamine supply.
Explore DSM Tech Talks, blogs & more
Have you recently visited DSM Engineering Materials website? We have made some big improvements , including a new Tech Talks section where you can watch videos of presentations given at DSM locations or during one of our on-line events.
Tech Talks are given by subject matter experts and cover materials science, trends and applications. The purpose of the Tech Talks is to provide you with best practices and applications insights, along with inspiration, to help you stay up to date about innovations in material science. Tech Talks cover the latest in new mobility, connectors and medical trends.
The following Tech Talks are now available on-demand:
Researching and developing a product is usually a journey of trials, errors and successes. In this 20-minute Tech Talk by Ruud Rulkens, research scientist for DSM, learn about the history of Stanyl, how its development required multi-discipline collaboration, three unique features that make Stanyl a successful high-temperature polyamide, and more.
With its products and solutions, DSM addresses some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value to all stakeholders. Hugh Welsh, president and general counsel for DSM North America, discusses the benefits of partnering with DSM to drive sustainability and performance. Learn about the company, its evolution throughout the years, and why focusing on sustainability is of utmost importance.
EMI shielding and thermal management are both becoming increasingly important in automotive electronics. In this 30-minute Tech Talk by Dr. Michael Villet, polymer scientist for DSM, and Dr. Tamim Sidiki, global marketing director of automotive and electronics for DSM Engineering Materials, learn about what the future holds for metal replacement, and how it leads to overall weight reduction.
Make sure you bookmark the Tech Talks webpage, so you can check back to watch more Talks by our industry experts. We will add more Tech Talks to the webpage on a monthly basis. Also, make sure to read our latest blogs written by DSM subject matter experts and explore our white papers to learn how high performing materials can help to solve complex design challenges in the automotive and electronics industries.
Two-wheeler technical know-how: DSM’s materials provide strength & durability that electric scooters need
A number of e-scooter components require specialized materials to ensure safe and reliable performance. DSM’s portfolio includes materials designed to meet the specific needs of these applications.
Building a more sustainable high-performance tire
DSM's Arnitel family of thermoplastic elastomers is helping tire manufacturers "reinvent the wheel" by developing non-pneumatic tires.