DuPont™ Elvaloy® ethylene copolymer resins modify other materials to increase toughness, flexibility, and lifespan for applications from ready-to-eat meal packaging to cabling to asphalt paving to recycling and roofing products.
Best known for its use in ballistic and stab-resistant body armor, Kevlar® brand aramid fiber is credited with helping to save thousands of lives. Lightweight and extraordinarily strong, it’s used to make a variety of clothing, accessories, and equipment safer, more cut resistant and durable.
DuPont™ Nafion® PFSA membranes and dispersions have long been a product of choice for the fuel cell industry, helping to provide superior power output and durability. Nafion® polymer has evolved into a leading-edge fuel cell material for a wide variety of applications.
Whenever thermal protection is needed, only one fiber comes to mind — Nomex®. For over 40 years, workers across industries have relied on the inherently flame-resistant properties of Nomex® to help keep them safe from the hazards they face on the job.
To provide electricians, utility workers, and other industrial workers with inherently flame-resistant garments for protection against electric arc flash, DuPont engineered Protera® is NFPA 70E–Compliant.
DuPont’s commitment to safety stands at 6’1” and is covered with 122 heat sensors. Thermo-Man® is one of the most advanced thermal burn injury evaluation devices in the world and helps DuPont test the performance of flame-resistant garments.
Not all deadly threats come in the form of guns or other weapons. For protection against chemical dangers, industrial workers rely on DuPont™ Tychem® brand garments.