DuPont and Regina announce breakthrough technology

Regina will now adopt the new Delrin Renewable Attributed resin portfolio for its applications

Regina has chosen new DuPont Delrin® Renewable Attributed resin for its chains and modular belts for bottling, packaging, and glass manufacturing conveyor applications.

DuPont Mobility & Materials, along with its long-time development partner, Regina, are proud to announce a first-to-market solution for conveyor chain and modular belts based on polymer produced from 100% bio-feedstock from waste (in accordance with ISCC mass balance certification). New DuPont Delrin Renewable Attributed resin provides the same superior mechanical properties as its Delrin acetal resin predecessor.

Regina historically uses Delrin as the core thermoplastic material for its eFAST, DK2 and UP product range of chains and modular belts for conveyor applications. Regina will now adopt the new Delrin Renewable Attributed resin portfolio for such same products. The new material, available worldwide through Regina for the conveyor bottling and glass manufacturing industries, is the ideal solution to scale up the sustainability footprint of production lines and conveyor applications.

“The innovation leadership demonstrated by the collaboration between Regina and DuPont to become the first solution providers in the conveyor industry offering a full high-quality product range specifically developed in line with world-class sustainability standards, is a great achievement,” said Paolo Garbagnati, CEO, Regina. “The conversion to Delrin Renewable Attributed resin for standard and dry-running conveyor applications offers the opportunity to our customers to make a significant step toward achieving their sustainability targets. A solution that is good for the planet, good for our customers and good for us.”

Delrin Renewable Attributed is a good example of delivering on DuPont Sustainability Goals. These goals are helping to shape DuPont’s innovation agenda and practices that include acting on climate, enabling a circular economy, utilizing renewable energy for manufacturing, and many others.

“Providing great performance for more than 60 years, Delrin has an excellent reputation for its low wear and friction properties that allow optimal performance over a component’s lifetime,” said Andreas Zoeller, global business manager, Delrin, DuPont Mobility & Materials. “New Delrin Renewable Attributed has a superior eco-profile, thus giving our customers and end users a lower carbon footprint while demonstrating the same quality, identical performance, maintained reliability, and the same processing experience as Delrin. This helps enable rapid adoption and ease of transition.”

Source

Bioplastics MAGAZINE, 2021-05-26.

Supplier

DuPont
Regina Industries

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