Nomex® Xtreme Performance


Nomex® Xtreme Performance—ultimate protection against severe thermal hazards for fire service

From rescue gear to turnout gear, when you need the ultimate protection, thermal performance and toughness, you need Nomex® Xtreme Performance—the highest performance category of solutions for flame-resistance personal protective apparel.

Nomex® Xtreme Performance solutions provide firefighters and emergency responders with industry-leading performance before, during and after a fire and rescue event. Nomex® Xtreme Performance solutions are a superior choice because they combine the tested and proven heat and flame protection of Nomex® with the lightweight strength of Kevlar® and the thermal damage tolerance and durability of high-performance materials such as PBO, Nomex® Nano and Nomex® Nano Flex.


DuPont Announces 2022 Nomex® Innovation Award Winners

Awarding customer ingenuity in designs made with DuPont™ Nomex® that help enhance end-user comfort and protection needs for firefighting and technical rescue applications.

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Innovative solutions for extreme hazards

A true game-changing technology, Nomex® Xtreme Performance solutions provide unequaled heat and flame protection; offer superior moisture management; and enable more lightweight, comfortable and durable solutions to not only meet the needs of emergency responders today, but also lead to more innovative solutions for tomorrow. 


Nomex® provides heat and flame protection as well as wash durability, abrasion resistance, softness, comfort and multicolor design options

Nomex® Nano and Nomex® Nano Flex

Nomex® Nano and Nomex® Nano Flex are light and thin barriers providing thermal and particulate protection while enhancing the garment’s overall agility, moisture-management and comfort


Kevlar®, a trusted brand name for over 50 years, is optimized for strength and toughness providing outer shells and thermal liners the durability the firefighter needs


PBO, an exceptional fiber with remarkable mechanical strength and flame-blocking resilience, makes a highly functional gear possible offering superb protection that is lightweight and durable


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