INFORMATION & IDEAS
“What Keeps You Safe?” PPE videos from DuPont show how heroes in firefighting, military, law enforcement, and emergency response rely on DuPont invention and innovation.
“Suited for Space,” a DuPont-sponsored Smithsonian exhibition on an extended tour, highlights the history of spacesuits and the importance of many leading DuPont protective materials to space innovation.
DuPont™ Kevlar® has incrementally evolved since its invention by Stephanie Kwolek in 1965. At that time, a vest made of ballistic nylon weighed significantly more and offered about half the protection of today's vests made with Kevlar®.
DuPont™ Kevlar® trademarking and licensing information.
Where to Buy information for DuPont™ Kevlar®.
DuPont state-of-the-art ballistic testing laboratories are designed to give our research scientists, engineers, customers, and end users a valuable tool for assessing the reliability of body armor, helmets, or vehicle armor.