Durethan® and Pocan®

The High Performance Materials (HPM) business unit is one of
the leading suppliers of Engineering Plastics for the automotive and electronic industries.
The name reflects the numerous advantages our product portfolio provides to you as our customers.
One example is Engineering Plastics that lower the weight of automotive parts leading to increased fuel efficiency.

We invite you to discover our high-performance Durethan® (PA6, PA66) and Pocan® (PBT, PBT blends) thermoplastic resins. Get to know how we can considerably support you from component concept until production.

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"Modern Plastics Are Not the Problem"


Pocan DPCF2200 covers of electrical housings


Electric vehicles – a growing market

Custom materials for the electric mobility charging infrastructure


Smartly designed with easy-flowing polyamide

Highly integrated hybrid front-end module with adjustable air flow


LANXESS increasingly making use of the circular economy for plastics

New Durethan ECO polyamide product range featuring fibers from waste glass


High-tech thermoplastics for the vehicles of the future

LANXESS at the VDI Congress “Plastics in Automotive Engineering”, July 28 and 29


Chase Plastics as Distributor of HPM

LANXESS Corporation signs Chase Plastics as distributor of High Performance Materials (HPM) products in the
United States and Canada, effective May 11, 2020.


First all-plastic brake pedal for battery-electric sports car

Around 50 percent lighter than comparable steel design


Pocan PBT from LANXESS delivers cost-effective solution for online-paintable fuel filler flap

Cost-effective class A surface and outstanding mechanical properties


Vinmar Polymers America as Distributor of HPM

LANXESS Corporation has contracted Vinmar Polymers America to distribute its High Performance Materials (HPM) products in the United States, Mexico and Canada, effective January 1, 2020.

POSTPONED March 9 to 11, 2021 | JEC World | Paris

Visit LANXESS and enter into
customer dialog with us
Hall 5, Booth N 33

POSTPONED March 13 to 18, 2022 | Frankfurt

Visit LANXESS at „Light + Building“
Hall 8.1 | Booth J 58

IATF 16949 certficate

for Gastonia, NC plant and Porto Felize Brazil now available.

Alternatives to PA 66

We call it Smart Engineering Plastics Solutions

New Mobility

We, at LANXESS are well prepared.

LANXESS WebMagazine

Exciting, up-to-the-minute news on
Durethan, Pocan and Tepex
Why plastic is a sustainable material

Easy-Flow and Xtreme-Flow Grades of PA and PBT

The next generation of Durethan (PA) and Pocan (PBT) grades with better flowability.
 _Overview of EF and XF Grades

Plastics in food contact

LANXESS Polymers and Food Contact in the United States.

UL Yellow Card search

available at TechCenter HPM
Convenient UL Yellow Card search
for Durethan and Pocan products.

Halogen-Free Flame-Retardant PA and PBT Grades

Halogen-free grades of Durethan (PA) and Pocan (PBT) fulfill the standard IEC 60335-1 for household appliances.
 _Overview of Flame-Retardant Grades


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