DuPont Protection Technologies News

 
  • 10.3.13

    RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 3, 2013 ─ DuPont today announced the launch of DuPont™ Nomex® XF, a unique solution for flame barrier applications in the aerospace industry, as part of a focus on protecting people. Nomex® XF is a novel material that helps protect aluminum fuselage aircraft by providing a robust, durable and lightweight flame barrier that can help prevent outside fire from penetrating an aircraft cabin, allowing passengers additional time to escape such a hazard.

     
  • 9.30.13

    RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 30, 2013 ─ As part of its focus on protecting people, DuPont today announced the launch of DuPont™ Nomex® MHP fabrics, the latest breakthrough in flame resistant innovations. Nomex® MHP offers inherent, multi-hazard protection that can help keep wearers safe from a variety of thermal hazards, including heat and flame, arc flash and small molten metal splashes in hazardous industrial areas. Nomex® MHP gives workers a clear choice for superior multi-hazard protection, proven comfort and market leading durability.

     
  • 1.30.13

    DuPont and LION have collaborated on a new offering for firefighters and first responders: gear that protects, from the inside-out with the most advanced blends of DuPont™ Kevlar® filament and DuPont™ Nomex® and Kevlar® staple. LION, a global leader in protective gear for first responders, was the first company to adopt new Kevlar® products in blends with Nomex® to provide maximum protection.

     
  • 1.14.13

    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.

     
  • 10.22.12

    DuPont Protection Technologies today announced the winners of the second annual DuPont™ Tyvek® Dirty Work Contest. Jim Mathey, Cody Vandivort and Tim Grant won the online competition by best demonstrating the many ways in which workers use Tyvek® garments to help keep safe and clean on the job.

     
  • 9.12.12
    Ansell, DuPont Collaborate to Make Ultra-Lightweight Gloves Red arrow, click to navigate

    Ansell Collaborates with DuPont to Make Ultra-Lightweight Gloves with DuPont™ Kevlar® Yarn and Stainless Steel.

     
  • 8.31.12

    DuPont issued a statement after a ruling by the U.S. Federal Court in Richmond, Va., ordering Kolon Industries to stop producing and selling their Heracron® aramid fiber.

     
  • 7.12.12

    Protected by the durability, flexibility and lightweight strength of DuPont™ Kevlar® fibers, Fiber-Line has launched a new portfolio of cable components for broadband communications and above-ground installations.

     
  • 7.11.12

    DuPont opened its latest ballistics testing facility at the DuPont Knowledge Center in Hyderabad, India.

     
  • 6.8.12

    DuPont has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of BAE Systems Tensylon High Performance Materials, Inc., and has purchased a minority share in Nanocomp Technologies, Inc.