USES AND APPLICATIONS
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.
DuPont™ Kevlar® and DuPont™ Nomex® helps manufacturers in aerospace, marine, and rail industries to build aircraft, ships, and rail carriages. Learn how the remarkable performance characteristics of Kevlar® and Nomex® can help to increase fuel efficiency – and decrease operating and maintenance costs.
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.
DuPont™ Kevlar® brand fiber helps improve the safety, performance, and durability of automotive components such as automotive hoses and automotive belts for a wide variety of vehicles, from passenger cars and trucks to professional racecars.
DuPont™ Kevlar® helps create cost saving solutions for conveyor belts in the mining industry
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.
Manufacturers use DuPont™ Kevlar® thread for seams and tape edges to help keep out flames. Learn more about the properties of this material.
For a trusted source of protection, firefighters look for turnout gear made of Nomex® and Kevlar® fibers.
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.
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.
DuPont™ Kevlar® helps provide strength, endurance, and stability to enhance automotive power train and body components such as brake pads, clutches and gaskets.
Kevlar® reinforcement helps reduce weight without compromising strength in marine, energy, and maritime vessel composites.
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.
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.
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.
Reebok has partnered with DuPont to develop a line of apparel with emphasis on the specific needs of the CrossFit® athlete
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.
In protective motorcycle apparel, DuPont™ Kevlar® fibers reinforce gloves, jackets and pants to help improve tear and abrasion resistance
Protecting people and the environment is a top priority for DuPont. DuPont collaborates with U.S. government agencies to help them develop materials, products and solutions for safety and protection.
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.
Learn how DuPont™ Kevlar® has continued to help innovate in strength-members for the oil and gas industry.
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
DuPont™ Kevlar® Engineered Elastomer helps provide enhanced strength, resistance, and traction to tires and other goods.