D3O uses unique patented and proprietary technologies to make rate-sensitive, soft, flexible materials with high shock absorbing properties that are used in impact protection products.
D3O’s material scientists carefully tune unique polymer blends to achieve specific properties to the final application such as temperature stability, abrasion resistance or flexibility.
D3O’s extensive material portfolio includes a wide range of grades compatible with different production processes. Each formulation is developed to meet the specific needs of diverse marketplaces and a wide range of product applications.
D3O® materials are categorised into four groups: Set Foams (SF), Formable Foams (FF), Set Elastomers (SE) and Formable Elastomers (FE).
Material data sheets can be downloaded in the Resources section.
D3O maintains a strong, ongoing commitment to the monitoring of all its materials, suppliers and processes on a continual basis. This is to ensure that all D3O® technologies, manufactured and supplied by the company to its global partners, comply with EU regulation, REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals).
D3O is proud to be a Gold subscriber of REACHReady, a UK based expert consultancy service that advises and assists members regularly to help ensure continued REACH compliance across the business.