Durethan® and Pocan®

The High Performance Materials (HPM) business unit is one of
the leading suppliers of high-tech 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
high-tech plastics that lower the weight of automotive parts leading to increased fuel efficiency.

We invite you to discover our high-performance Durethan® (PA 6, PA 66) and Pocan® (PBT, PBT blends) thermoplastic resins. Get to know with HiAnt® how we can considerably support you from component concept
until production.

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"Modern Plastics Are Not the Problem"


Durethan DPBKV60H2.0EF - spring holder for overhead cabinet doors

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.

LANXESS inaugurates high-tech plastics plant in China

High-performance plastics for the automotive sector and the electrical and electronics industry
Production plant designed to be intelligent
Highest standards in environmental protection

New Technical Information

Durethan and Pocan - Electrochemical Corrosion
Mechanisms and influences on
electrochemical behavior of plastics

Alternatives to PA 66

We call it Smart Engineering Plastics Solutions

New Mobility

We, at LANXESS are well prepared.

Durethan XTS

Special Durethan grades with high-temperature stabilization

LANXESS Webmagazine

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

Current technical press

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High Performance Materials products