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Adhesives, Sealants, & Coatings

Adhesives, Sealants, & Coatings

In adhesive, sealant, coating, and fiber-reinforced plastic applications, DuPont™ Kevlar® helps provide better viscosity control and lower costs. Learn how the inherent strength and heat resistance of Kevlar® provides performance that cannot be worn or aged away.

Arc Protection

Arc Protection

To stand up to the tough jobs workers perform, DuPont engineered Protera® for arc flash protection.

Automotive Components Reinforcements

Automotive Components Reinforcements

Kevlar® and Nomex® brand fibers help improve the safety, performance, and durability of automotive components for a wide variety of vehicles, from passenger cars and light trucks to professional racecars. Learn how Kevlar® and Nomex® help provide inherent strength in automotive components, inside and out.

Biological Hazard Protection

Biological Hazard Protection

Many DuPont™ Tychem® chemical garments are designed to protect workers from biohazards. Many of our fabrics and seams pass both ASTM F1670 and ASTM F1671. Learn how our wide range of garments can help reduce the opportunity for contamination of workers’ skin and clothing.

Chemical Protection for Military

Chemical Protection for Military

DuPont offers garments that help provide chemical protection for a host of different military hazards. See which Tyvek® and Tychem® garments offer the chemical protection needed for situations such as initial entry, victim rescue, release mitigation, evidence collection, body removal, and site cleanup.

Cleanroom Applications

Cleanroom Applications

Learn how garments made of DuPont™ Tyvek® help keep people and processes uncontaminated in cleanroom applications.

Consumer Products made with Kevlar®

Consumer Products made with Kevlar®

DuPont™ Kevlar® helps make a wide variety of Consumer Products light weight and Strong. Kevlar® is a product unique to DuPont invented by DuPont and is a brand and trademark owned by DuPont. Check here to be sure the products with Kevlar® you are purchasing are authentic.

Conveyor Belts for Mining

Conveyor Belts for Mining

DuPont™ Kevlar® helps create cost saving solutions for conveyor belts in the mining industry

Fiber Optics

Fiber Optics

Kevlar® provides high tensile strength, helping to safeguard fiber optic cables against mechanical stresses to ensure optimal performance. Learn how the inherent dielectric properties, light weight, small diameter, and flexibility of Kevlar® meet requirements for a wide variety of fiber optic cable applications.

Fire Protection

Fire Protection

As leaders in flame resistant technology, DuPont scientists have engineered revolutionary materials like Nomex® that help provide industrial workers with protection from intense heat and flames.

Fire-Resistant Mattresses

Fire-Resistant Mattresses

Manufacturers use DuPont™ Kevlar® thread for seams and tape edges to help keep out flames. Learn more about the properties of this material.

Firefighter Gear & Turnout Gear

Firefighter Gear & Turnout Gear

For a trusted source of protection, firefighters look for turnout gear made of Nomex® and Kevlar® fibers.

Heat Shields & Insulation Shields

Heat Shields & Insulation Shields

Learn how the inherent thermal resistance of DuPont™ Nomex® makes it ideal for high-temperature automotive applications, including heat shields and other under-the-hood applications.

Honeycomb Composites — Aerospace & Marine

Honeycomb Composites — Aerospace & Marine

The excellent strength-to-weight ratio of DuPont™ Nomex® and DuPont™ Kevlar® brings performance and value to industries such as mass transportation, construction, and marine shipping.

Hot Gas Filtration

Hot Gas Filtration

DuPont™ Nomex®, an inherently thermal-resistant fiber, can withstand extreme stress. Learn how this innovative fiber provides an ideal solution for high-temperature hot gas filtration applications.

Industrial Safety

Industrial Safety

Our scientists and technicians have created and rigorously tested our leading brands used in industrial protective clothing, including Nomex®, Tychem®, Tyvek® and Kevlar®. Learn more about their roles in industrial safety and worker protection.

Marine Composites

Marine Composites

Kevlar® reinforcement helps reduce weight without compromising strength in marine, energy, and maritime vessel composites.

Military Body Armor

Military Body Armor

For 40 years, Americans serving in every branch of the Armed Forces have depended upon body armor and flak jackets made with Kevlar® fiber to help protect them from combat hazards.

Military Helmets

Military Helmets

Kevlar® fiber is a very important part of the military’s assets. By incorporating its inherent protective technology into military helmets, it has helped to save thousands of lives.

Military Thermal Protection

Military Thermal Protection

Military clothing with thermal protection made with Nomex® fiber helps safeguard our warfighters against the life-and-death challenges they face.

Personal Electronics

Personal Electronics

Manufacturers of personal electronics, such as cellular phones, handheld devices, notebook computers, are turning to DuPont™ Kevlar® to help make their products more portable and durable.

Racing Protection with DuPont™ Nomex®

Racing Protection with DuPont™ Nomex®

Racing suits made of Nomex® fiber play a pivotal role in helping to provide the valuable seconds racing professionals need to escape fires that result from both on-track collisions and pit accidents. See why 95% of racing professionals around the world wear Nomex®.

Ropes & Cables

Ropes & Cables

Kevlar® ropes and cables help deliver performance and value to customers in the fine gauge cable industry by helping to provide excellent robustness, fatigue resistance, shrinkage, and durability. From land to sea to space, learn how Kevlar® brand fiber has helped strengthen ropes and cables to stand up to temperature extremes and harsh environments.

Safe and durable protective motorcycle apparel

Safe and durable protective motorcycle apparel

In protective motorcycle apparel, DuPont™ Kevlar® fibers reinforce gloves, jackets and pants to help improve tear and abrasion resistance

Sporting Goods Apparel & Accessories

Sporting Goods Apparel & Accessories

The quest for lighter, stronger, and safer sporting goods has made Kevlar® a popular choice for both equipment manufacturers and consumers. Learn how the same properties and performance attributes that have proven so effective in industrial and life-protection applications also appeal to athletes, outdoors enthusiasts and anyone else looking for better performance in sports products.

Tactical Vests – Law Enforcement

Tactical Vests – Law Enforcement

Tactical Vests — essential equipment officers can live with because police officers never know what type of weapons or perpetrators they may come up against, wearing the right tactical vest can mean the difference between walking away from a criminal assault and facing a potentially fatal or disabling injury

Tires & Rubber Goods

Tires & Rubber Goods

DuPont™ Kevlar® Engineered Elastomer helps provide enhanced strength, resistance, and traction to tires and other goods.

Tyvek® for Automotive Painting

Tyvek® for Automotive Painting

Learn why proper safety measures such as wearing garments made of DuPont™ Tyvek® or DuPont™ Tychem® should be applied in industry and trade to help protect from the frequently underestimated dangers of surface treatments and coatings.

Tyvek® for Painting Applications

Tyvek® for Painting Applications

Learn how low-linting protective clothing of DuPont™ Tyvek® and DuPont™ Tychem® can help ensure high product quality in surface treatment and paint-spray applications.

Vehicle Armor

Vehicle Armor

MRAP vehicles made using Kevlar® fibers help protect soldiers who are involved in IED and RPG attacks

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