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Welcome to Kevlar®

Kevlar® brand fiber is an innovative technology from DuPont that combines high strength with light weight to help dramatically improve the performance of a variety of consumer and industrial products. Groundbreaking research by DuPont scientists in the field of liquid crystalline polymer solutions in 1965 formed the basis for the commercial preparation of the Kevlar® aramid fiber. Lightweight and flexible, Kevlar® has evolved over four decades of innovation to do everything from helping save thousands of lives around the world to helping make safer homes and vehicles to helping land spacecraft on Mars. If it needs to be light, strong, or safe, it needs to be Kevlar®. 

DuPont Starts Up Cooper River Plant in South Carolina

The Cooper River Kevlar® plant uses state-of-the-art technology that will allow DuPont to meet increased customer demand for advanced protective materials in emerging industries around the world by expanding its portfolio of science-based innovations and boosting productivity.

 

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Products

Kevlar® comes in a variety of yarns, fibers and papers that can be built into virtually any solid form. Depending on the application, manufacturers can choose the type of Kevlar ® that is appropriate for the intended use.

 

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Uses & Applications

While we are highlighting some of the key end uses, Kevlar® is used in so many consumer and industrial applications that showing all of them in a single web site would be impractical. Chances are you either use Kevlar® or come into contact with it on a regular basis.

 

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Sales & Support

Get information on how to contact our sales team and get answers and support.

 

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News & Events

Follow coverage of Kevlar® in the media and find out about the latest innovations in the expanding use of Kevlar® around the world.

 

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Technical Information

Find quick reference to statistics and technical specifications on properties and performance characteristics.

 

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What's New?

DuPont Launches Kevlar® Innovation Award

Does Your Kevlar® Innovation Have What It Takes to Win?

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New Products

DuPont™ Kevlar® AP

Advanced Performance Technology

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DuPont™ Kevlar® XP™

He took 3 shots to the chest . . . now he's already back in the game.

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Featured Application

Multiple threat protection

DuPont™Kevlar® MTP technology helps protect military and law enforcement personnel who face multiple threats from firearms, knives, etc.

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