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SUSTAINABILITY

DISCOVER THE WIDER OFFERING OF DUPONT IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Sustainable Building. DuPont helps you to be a sustainability leader and contribute to reducing energy consumption, protecting people and the environment.

SAFETY

Value proposition of our offering

Safe and Comfortable Construction. DuPont places a high value on developing solutions that contribute to better, safer and healthier living spaces for people, every day.

EXTERIOR

LANDSCAPING

Exterior Façades and Cladding. DuPont enables you to design and build strong elegant façades with long-lasting weather resistance and low maintenance costs.

INTERIOR

Sustainable Landscaping and Civil Engineering. DuPont is an expert solution provider for today’s civil engineering, construction and landscaping challenges.

Interior Architecture and Design. DuPont provides you the tools to design appealing and functional living spaces, with long-lasting surface protection and strength.

ENERGY Credits: Title: ZeroHouse™ designed by Scott Specht, architect, Photography: DuPont property

Energy Management. DuPont is dedicated to reducing the environmental footprint and enabling zero-net energy buildings that help you reach your design goals.

At the forefront of building science, we’re meeting the challenge of developing the innovative solutions you need in a changing world.

Building on science, together Considering tomorrow today is the key to a future worth living. DuPont science will continue to provide you with the tools to design, build and renovate buildings that are safer, more energy efficient, aesthetic and sustainable. With your creativity and your expertise on science together, corraboratively, for now and in the future.

Copyright © 2012 DuPont. All rights reserved. The DuPont Oval Logo, DuPont™, The miracles of science™ and all products denoted with ® or ™ are registered trademarks or trademarks of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company or its affiliates. DuPont is a science company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. Operating in more than 70 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel. The information set forth herein is furnished free of charge and is based on technical data that DuPont believes to be reliable. It is intended for use by persons having technical skill at their own discretion and risk. DuPont makes no warranties, express or implied, and assumes no liability in connection with any use of this information.

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For more than 200 years, DuPont has been putting leading-edge science to work to provide innovative solutions for architects, designers, engineers, specifiers and end users.

You create, we invent DuPont brings solutions for building, construction and design projects in a variety of sectors - from commercial and residential buildings, to large-scale infrastructures, public spaces, hotels, offices, schools and healthcare facilities. From luxury interior surfaces to the latest generation of breather membranes and solutions for surface protection; from strong reinforcement systems to high-performance paving and landscaping. DuPont offers a broad portfolio of innovative solutions for all your needs.

Contact us DuPont Europe: Western Europe: +800 3876 6838 Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Middle-East & Africa: +34 985 12 3773 DuPont North America: United States: +1 800 441 7515 Canada: +1 800 387 2122 DuPont Latin America: Brazil: +800 171715 Others - Latin America: +55 11 4166 8000 DuPont Asia Pacific: Australia: +61 2 9923 6111 China: +86 21 38622888 India: +91 124 2540900 Further information: construction.dupont.com

Achieving the highest standards of energy efficiency, safety, durability and innovative design at minimal operational costs: that is the challenge for every architect, engineer, designer and builder.

Considering tomorrow today is a key to a future worth living At DuPont, we provide you with a wide range of leading-edge solutions to create, renovate or revamp buildings for today and tomorrow. Mixing durable performance and energy management with aesthetics and design freedom, DuPont helps you to build more efficient, comfortable and safer environments.

Discover now what DuPont can do for you and order our brochure «Building on Science» or get your digital version on construction.dupont.com. construction.dupont.com

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White pigment for paints and coatings DuPont™ Ti-Pure® It provides excellent opacity, whiteness, brightness and durability to a variety of architectural coatings, PVC, window profiles and laminated (flooring) surfaces. It results in whitening and shading effect for concrete tiles, concrete flooring and bricks.

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Structural interlayer DuPont™ SentryGlas®

Controlled permeability formwork DuPont™ Zemdrain®

It enables you to build stronger, more impact resistant and durable, transparent façades with optimum light transmission. It is significantly lighter and stiffer than conventional laminating materials.

This formwork liner offers a simple and very effective means of providing a concrete structure with a dense skin, capable of protecting steel reinforcement and the concrete core from the attack of aggressive elements.

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A full range of non-ozone depleting refrigerants to substitute R-22 or other HCFCs in all cooling applications, without replacing the existing equipment with still useful lifetime. Isceon® Refrigerants allow compliance with R-22 ban at minimum cost and efforts.

Specifically engineered to enhance the properties of all types of paint and coating formulations, DuPont™ Capstone ® improves easy cleaning, flow, wetting and levelling, extends open time, as well as reduces dirt pick-up and surface defects.

This lightweight, flexible and easy-to-install membrane provides long-lasting protection to façades with open and ventilated rainscreen cladding in timber, metal, stone and other materials. Wind-tight, water-tight but vapour-open, it protects the insulation and structure from the harmful effects of the elements to which they are constantly exposed, in particular UV radiation.

Aqueous Film Forming Foams (AFFF) made with DuPont™ Capstone® and DuPont™ Forafac® telomer surfactant additives provide excellent extinguishing and burn-back performance on all types of Class B Polar liquid and hydrocarbon fires.

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Concrete and stone

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This product gives outstanding stain protection of porous mineral-based surfaces such as marble, cement, unglazed tile and grout.

It is specially designed to improve room climate and comfort and significantly reduce the energy consumption in low inertia buildings. l

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It enables you to prevent injuries, extend the life of constructions and reduce the economic impact of blasts by reducing the structural failures, preventing progressive collapse and controlling flying debris.

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By reducing risks of degradation by fire or vandalism, DuPont™ Kevlar® and Nomex® resistant fibres extend the life and maintain the aesthetics of interior seats, covers and panels.

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Concrete Sealer DuPont™ StoneTech® Concrete Sealer l

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Ultra light-weight structures DuPont™ Nomex® Honeycomb

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Light, flexible and strong, it allows composite structures with ideal balance of flame resistance, thermal and acoustic performance.

Concrete remover DuPont™ Concrete Remover

An innovative, single layer, non-woven breathable membrane that provides roofs and walls of residential and commercial buildings with an excellent combination of weather protection, durability and breathability. It is vapouropen but water-tight, robust, resistant to UV damage and offers a long term functionality. It offers reliable protection with trouble-free installation.

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Its high water solubility and small molecular size allows DuPont™ Concrete Remover to penetrate deep inside concrete residues and react from within, enabling to clean and maintain metal, painted and plastic tools, equipment and vehicles. Readily biodegradable and easily handled, DuPont™ Concrete Remover is a durable, versatile and effective cleaning solution.

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Protective apparel DuPont™ Kevlar®

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Cut and high-temperature resistant protective apparel made of DuPont™ Kevlar® fibre helps prevent injuries and lost-time hours. Its light weight, flexibility and comfort enable workers to maintain a high level of dexterity and effectiveness.

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RET bitumen modifier DuPont™ Elvaloy® Its terpolymers chemically react with asphalt and create a permanently modified binder with improved elastomeric properties. This results in a stable, elastically improved, more resilient binder that can be stored and shipped in hot mix plants to help meet SHRP and other higher performance specifications.

Metalised breathable membranes DuPont™ Tyvek® Enercor® It is a vapour-open roof underlay with a metalised low emissivity surface which reflects heat in summer and reduces radiated heat loss in winter. l

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Protective apparel DuPont™ Nomex®

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This fibre provides composite structures with the ideal balance of thermal barrier and light weight performance. l

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For current users of SBS, the addition of DuPont™ Entira™ Bond to the SBS mix helps reduce costs and improve rutting, fatigue and cold-temperature performance.

Thin film photovoltaic modules DuPont™ Apollo Silicon based thin film PV modules provide great values, both economically and environmentally. Thinner, lighter and non-toxic, they also ensure higher yield and return on investment which make them an ideal renewable energy solution.

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Decorative safety glass DuPont™ SentryGlas® Expressions™ It enables you to capture photo imaging, vibrant tones and textures, for dynamic design in safety glass. DuPont™ SentryGlas® Expressions™ adds digital imaging and ink jet printing technologies to high-performance glass interlayers.

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This product provides a range of chemical protective garments and accessories offering lightweight breathable protection for workers exposed to hazardous dust and water-based chemicals used in surface finishing, during building isolation or renovation operations.

DuPont is a leading supplier to the photovoltaic industry. PV materials include resins, encapsulation sheets, flexible substrates, conductive pastes and high performance seals to help increase the efficiency and lifetime of solar modules.

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DuPont Sustainable Solutions provides consulting and training solutions to help clients shape and implement their strategic vision in workplace safety. With over 20,000 contractors worldwide, DuPont has developed safety management systems that have been proven in helping to reduce injury rates in the building and construction industry.

Flooring products DuPont™ Sorona® This 37 % renewably-sourced high-performance polymer is used to manufacture fabrics and carpets of light colours with improved stain and dirt resistance.

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This high-performance layer suppresses undesired weeds without chemicals, while allowing air, water and nutrients to pass through. l

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Wire and Cable Applications DuPont™ Fusabond®, Hytrel®, Nomex®, Kevlar®, Elvaloy® AC... A wide range of solutions to produce high-performance cables with physical properties at a lower cost (requiring less material). DuPont polymers enable you to produce halogen-free wiring, ensuring the highest fire and smoke safety.

Carpet and fabric protector DuPont™ Teflon® l

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Wood-plastic composites DuPont™ Fusabond®

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It improves WPC properties by creating durable chemical links between cellulosic materials and various polymer types. Test results show significant improvements in moisture resistance, strength, stiffness and toughness of wood plastic. In decks, it delivers the extra strength and impact resistance required for thin profiles.

Root Protection DuPont™ RootBarrier

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DuPont Europe: Western Europe: +800 3876 6838 Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Middle-East & Africa: +34 985 12 3773

A cost-saving way to protect long-term infrastructure investments (building and utilities) against invasive roots. l

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Ground Stabilisation DuPont™ Plantex® GroundGrid® This three-dimensional structure of honeycomb cells can be used to stabilise soft soils for parking lots or low traffic access roads. l

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Weed Control DuPont™ Plantex®

It is a light double coated non-woven structure highly resistant to root damage. Its unique, impermeable, composite structure is the ideal solution for smart pond landscaping.

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Safety consulting and training DuPont Sustainable Solutions

DuPont North America: United States: +1 800 441 7515 Canada: +1 800 387 2122

Components and identification

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Landscaping membranes

Design Surfaces

This high performance composite material meets the aesthetic and functional needs of a wide variety of surfacing applications. Available in 100 colours, it is highly durable, repairable, non-porous, extremely hygienic and can take virtually any shape.

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PV components and materials DuPont PV solutions

Easy to apply and non-toxic, DuPont™ Teflon® Advanced Carpet and Fabric Protector repels dirt and liquids to keep all home textiles, upholstery and leather durably cleaner.

Advanced surfacing material DuPont™ Corian®

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Protective apparel DuPont™ Tyvek®

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Flooring products

This metalised membrane has been specifically developed to be used as a reflective air leakage barrier. It is particularly applicable in “vapour-open” wall construction where external layers offer low vapour resistance.

Photovoltaic solutions

Performance booster for SBS DuPont™ Entira™ Metalised vapour-control membranes DuPont™ AirGuard®

Performance polymers DuPont Performance Polymers DuPont™ Delrin®, Zytel® and Rynite® performance polymers make safe, functional and cost-effective materials for household appliances, furniture, power tools as well as electrical equipement and components.

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Graphics Applications DuPont™ Tyvek® Graphics Lightweight, durable and strong, it is suitable for indoor and outdoor banners, posters, labels, envelopes and displays. Available in inkjet printable coated styles and flame retardant certified, Tyvek® is 100 % recyclable.

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Protected upholstery DuPont™ Nomex® and Kevlar®

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Breathable membranes DuPont™ Tyvek®

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Concrete reinforcement and blast protection DuPont™ Kevlar®

Specifically designed for application to fresh or cured concrete, directly after the press in the paver or flagstone manufacturing process, it provides a durable and nearly invisible protective barrier to weather, oil, water, stain and soil, while allowing the concrete to release moisture naturally.

Stone, tile and masonry care DuPont™ Capstone®

Phase change material DuPont™ Energain®

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Refrigerants DuPont™ Isceon®

Fire extinguishers DuPont™ Capstone® and Forafac®

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It offers exceptional structural and design performance which enables you to build stronger, more impact resistant and durably transparent glass flooring, balustrades, stairs and partitions

UV Façades DuPont™ Tyvek® UV

Its resins combine design and functional aesthetics. It can be used as cloth impregnation to create light, airy open and translucent structures offering both beauty and praticability. Non-stick properties enable self-cleaning, waterrepellent, mould and rot resistant structures, guaranteeing low maintenance and durability up to 30 years.

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Structural interlayer DuPont™ SentryGlas®

Additives for paints and coatings DuPont™ Capstone ®

Exterior coatings on architectural fabric DuPont™ Teflon®

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It delivers superior tensile properties and excellent water permeability. It is one of the best known and most used high-quality materials for road and rail building, drainage systems and landscaping.

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Geotextile fabric DuPont™ Typar®

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It combines elegant aesthetics and design flexibility with high weather resistance, which makes it an ideal choice for panelised façade systems.

Overview Safety and protection solutions

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Exterior cladding DuPont™ Corian®

Geotextiles

It brings superior easy-to-clean and dirt and stain resistant technology to decorative and architectural coatings. Interior and exterior walls, wooden floors and metal surfaces are easy to clean and will look new for much longer.

Safety

Energy

Interiors

Exteriors

Landscaping

Surface protection DuPont™ Teflon®

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Surface and paints protection

Safety

Overview of the DuPont offering in building, construction and design

DuPont Latin America: Brazil: +800 171715 Others - Latin America: +55 11 4166 8000 DuPont Asia Pacific: Australia: +61 2 9923 6111 China: +86 21 38622888 India: +91 124 2540900

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Profile for DuPont de Nemours International SA

Product Offerings - Building on Science  

Discover the variety of DuPont offerings in building, construction and design.

Product Offerings - Building on Science  

Discover the variety of DuPont offerings in building, construction and design.

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