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DuPont™ Nomex® is the fiber with built-in flame resistance that can’t be washed out or worn away.

When you wear Nomex® protective clothing, you’re helping to safeguard yourself from heat and flame – even up to serious hazards such as flash fire or the thermal effects of an electric arc. Because it’s a genuine article, extensively tested by DuPont scientists and engineers, and designed to outperform other flame-resistant fabrics.

For decades, DuPont Nomex® has been protecting workers anywhere there’s a threat of thermal hazards. And we are always working to offer solutions that help make protective gear stronger, more durable and safer. Industrial fires are unpredictable. That’s why we go beyond basic test methods, to test Nomex® in 4 and even 5 second fires, all to ensure that your workers remain protected. With its proven reliability, you can be sure that Nomex® will perform when the heat is on.

Nomex® offers the following safety and comfort benefits:
  • Does not melt, drip or support combustion in the air
  • Has high break strength, tear resistance and abrasion resistance properties
  • Lightweight for improved comfort for every worker




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Regulation information
Regulation information
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Nomex® FAQ
Nomex® FAQ
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