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2014 FDIC Prize Winner

2014 FDIC Prize Winner

To kick off the “Together We Rise to any Challenge” project, we awarded a station house entertainment system to one of this year’s participants. This year’s winner is Patrick O’Rourke from the Garden City Fire Department in Wallingford, Pennsylvania. Congratulations, Patrick.

A Strong Legacy in Fiber Technology

A Strong Legacy in Fiber Technology

Since the early 1900's, DuPont has been a world leader in polymer and fiber technology. DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced fiber is the latest innovation that delivers environmental benefits without sacrificing performance.

About the Project

About the Project

For over 40 years, DuPont™ Nomex® and Kevlar® have been committed to providing material solutions that help improve the safety of workers—from industrial workers to EMTs and firefighters. ‘Together We Rise to Any Challenge’ was created to help document the life-saving stories of firefighters through a combination of videotaped interviews and individual portraits.

Carpet Design and Sorona®

Carpet Design and Sorona®

Renewably Sourced™ DuPont™ Sorona® is opening up new possibilities for carpet design. Durable and color-fast, with permanent stain resistance built right into the fiber, the Sorona® carpet design option is also the right choice in terms of performance.

DuPont Bio-Based Products

DuPont Bio-Based Products

Bio-based products are a critical component of DuPont’s efforts to reduce dependence on fossil fuels. When it comes to bio-based products, DuPont science is innovating across the entire development chain, from seeds and feedstocks through proprietary fermentation and chemical processes to the final high-performance, economically efficient products our customers demand.

DuPont Industrial Biotech Solutions

DuPont Industrial Biotech Solutions

DuPont is powering industrial biotechnology innovation, meeting some of the world’s (and our customers’) most daunting challenges with ground-breaking enzyme technology, improved biorefinery processes, and renewably-sourced biomaterials that overdeliver on performance.

DuPont™ Sorona® and Carpet Recycling

DuPont™ Sorona® and Carpet Recycling

Knowing the important role carpet recycling plays in helping the environment, DuPont research has proven that face fiber made with DuPont™ Sorona® can be shaved from the carpet backing, turned into pellets, and spun into new fiber. In fact, there are even more potential ways to recycle carpet made with Sorona®.

DuPont Tyvek® for Air Cargo Covers

DuPont Tyvek® for Air Cargo Covers

See why DuPont™ Tyvek® is the ideal material for Air Cargo Covers.

DuPont™ Tyvek® provides the unmatched combination of protection, breathability, and durability

How DuPont™ Sorona® is Made

How DuPont™ Sorona® is Made

Using glucose as the basis for Bio-PDO™, a bio-based monomer, DuPont created a renewably sourced ingredient for biobased fibers like DuPont™ Sorona®, which is used in everyday products, like carpet and apparel.

How DuPont™ Sorona® is Made

How DuPont™ Sorona® is Made

Using glucose as the basis for Bio-PDO™, a bio-based monomer, DuPont created a renewably sourced ingredient for biobased fibers like DuPont™ Sorona®, which is used in everyday products, like carpet and apparel.

Jonäno Innovative Fabric and Sorona®

Jonäno Innovative Fabric and Sorona®

Material ConneXion, the world’s largest innovative materials library, has added Jonäno MaÏsse™ fabric, a blend of organic bamboo and DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced fiber, to its materials collection.

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Armourshield UK

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Armourshield UK

Armourshield UK and DuPont™ Kevlar continue to partner together, creating a wide range of armored solutions catering to the needs of governments worldwide.

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Chesterfield County

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Chesterfield County

Members of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors recently presented DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman a resolution to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the invention of Kevlar®. The ceremony was held at DuPont’s Spruance Plant, which has been part of the Chesterfield County community for more than 80 years.

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Draggin Jeans

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Draggin Jeans

Founder of the iconic motorbike apparel Draggin, Grant Mackintosh, uses Kevlar® to form a jean lining that is soft, breathable, flexible and non-allergenic.

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Fenner Precision

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Fenner Precision

DuPont™ Kevlar® is used as reinforcement in many Fenner Precision polyurethane timing belts, but the one in the BiOM® T2 System is unique because it enables the only commercially available powered ankle-foot prosthetic device on the market today.

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Gary Linden

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Gary Linden

Gary Linden, 65, surfboard legend, shaper and founder of the Big Wave World Tour set out to design a better surfboard using DuPont™ Kevlar®.

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Gelvenor Textiles

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Gelvenor Textiles

DuPont customer, Gelvenor Textiles celebrated its 50th anniversary on the night of May 14, 2015, while DuPont celebrated 50 years of Kevlar® innovative success.

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Inventing in America

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Inventing in America

Stephanie Kwolek, whose discoveries led to the invention of DuPont™ Kevlar®, will be featured in the exhibit through items on loan from Hagley Museum & Library, a Smithsonian affiliate.

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Mad River Canoe

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Mad River Canoe

From the beginning, Mad River Canoe explored new designs and experimented with new materials. They were the first to introduce Kevlar™ to the canoe industry.

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Oriental Rubber

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Oriental Rubber

Oriental Rubber Industries worked collaboratively with the DuPont Dare Bigger™ platform to challenge the existing conveying solutions with DuPont advanced materials and capabilities.

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Stephanie Kwolek Headstrong

Kevlar® Dare Bigger™ Moments: Stephanie Kwolek Headstrong

The final chapter of a new book released this month by Broadway Books is dedicated to Stephanie Kwolek, the DuPont scientist and inventor whose discoveries 50 years ago led to the invention of DuPont™ Kevlar®.

Kevlar® Engineered Elastomer for Tire Reinforcement

Kevlar® Engineered Elastomer for Tire Reinforcement

Kevlar® Engineered Elastomer for tire reinforcement is based on a new method to disperse para-aramid pulp into rubber. Read the study that explains the science behind this innovative pulp that has been adopted with success in the automobile industry.

Kevlar® X Games Details

Kevlar® X Games Details

Click here to view DuPont™ Kevlar® promotional schedule for the ESPN's 2015 Summer X Games.

Kevlar® Yarn Color Samples

Kevlar® Yarn Color Samples

Kevlar® is available in a variety of vibrant pigmented yarns including tan, orange, red, green, blue, charcoal and black that can advance your innovations with greater aesthetic and functional design flexibility.

LEED® Certified Sorona®

LEED® Certified Sorona®

Renewably Sourced™, low-VOC-emitting DuPont™ Sorona® could help your next building project become LEED® certified by earning points in several different areas, including Indoor Environmental Quality, Materials and Resources, Regional Priority, and Innovation in Design.

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Second Chance Introduces One of the Thinnest & Most Flexible Vests

Second Chance Introduces One of the Thinnest & Most Flexible Vests

Second Chance® has released its new family of armor solutions – The Summit™ ST. The Summit ST design was developed to offer an all DuPont™ Kevlar® ballistic package. DuPont™ Kevlar® fibers have pioneered the industry in the science of ballistic protection for more than 40 years. By uniting Kevlar® with GORE-TEX® fabrics, Second Chance has created one of the thinnest, most flexible vests available.

Sorona® and Bio-Based Product Labels

Sorona® and Bio-Based Product Labels

The USDA BioPreferred Certification of DuPont™ Sorona® means manufacturers can offer innovative products that customers can readily identify. Innovative products help reduce the use of fossil fuels and help reduce emissions.

Sorona® for Carpet Fibers

Sorona® for Carpet Fibers

Carpet fibers produced with DuPont™ Sorona® deliver on all fronts: aesthetics, stain resistance, color fastness, ease of maintenance, and durability — yielding excellent results in Hexapod Walker and Vetterman Drum testing.

Sorona® for Stain-Resistant Carpet

Sorona® for Stain-Resistant Carpet

For a superior stain-resistant carpet, look no further than carpet made with DuPont™ Sorona®, which has stain resistance built in.

Sorona® Life Cycle Assessment

Sorona® Life Cycle Assessment

From reduced consumption of non-renewable energy resulting in a reduced dependence on oil to reduced CO2 emissions, the cradle-to-gate life cycle assessment shows the sustainability benefits of Sorona® versus petroleum-based materials like nylon.

Sorona® Performance in Apparel

Sorona® Performance in Apparel

DuPont™ Sorona® delivers innovative performance to all types of textile fibers for apparel. A renewably sourced fiber, Sorona® provides exceptional softness, comfort stretch, superior tensile strength, lower dyeing temperatures and more. No other fiber combines so many performance and environmental benefits.

Triexta, Generic in Name Only

Triexta, Generic in Name Only

Specific performance benefits, including stain resistance, are so unique to DuPont™ Sorona®, the U.S. FTC gave the generic name triexta to homo fibers made from PTT, the Sorona® renewably sourced polymer.

Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers Events

Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers Events

Join us at the following events for more information on DuPont™ Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers.

Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers News

Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers News

Stay up to date on everything DuPont™ Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers.

Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers Presentations and Publications

Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers Presentations and Publications

View past presentations and publications on DuPont™ Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers.

Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers Product Line Detail

Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers Product Line Detail

An overview of the all the available sizes for DuPont™ Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers.

Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers Products and Services

Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers Products and Services

An overview of the products and services offered through Tyvek­™ Air Cargo Covers

Tyvek™ Cargo Covers Temperature Management Performance

Tyvek™ Cargo Covers Temperature Management Performance

DuPont™ Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers provide hours of additional cold chain break protection by substantially lowering peak temperatures.

Tyvek® Contact Us Directory

Webinar: FR Garments - Launderability and the Impact on Protection

Webinar: How much is your FR garment costing you really

Webinar: PPE Overview for Automotive Workers

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