INFORMATION & IDEAS
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.
The Safariland Group, teaming with DuPont Protection Technologies, SAATI and TexTech, announced the release of an all-new line of ABA Xtreme body armor solutions for law enforcement.
“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.
Where to Buy information for DuPont™ Kevlar®.
“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.
The new plant near Charleston, South Carolina, together with our other global assets, helps DuPont meet strong and growing global demand for 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.
DuPont is proud to honor law enforcement officials through sponsorship and support of the National Law Enforcement Museum.