Apparel & Textiles

Apparel & Textiles

USES AND APPLICATIONS

To stand up to the tough jobs workers perform, DuPont engineered Protera® for arc flash protection.

Many DuPont™ Tychem® chemical garments are designed to protect workers from biohazards. Many of our fabrics and seams pass both ASTM F1670 and ASTM F1671. Learn how our wide range of garments can help reduce the opportunity for contamination of workers’ skin and clothing.

DuPont offers garments that help provide chemical protection for a host of different military hazards. See which Tyvek® and Tychem® garments offer the chemical protection needed for situations such as initial entry, victim rescue, release mitigation, evidence collection, body removal, and site cleanup.

As leaders in flame resistant technology, DuPont scientists have engineered revolutionary materials like Nomex® that help provide industrial workers with protection from intense heat and flames.

Manufacturers use DuPont™ Kevlar® thread for seams and tape edges to help keep out flames. Learn more about the properties of this material.

For a trusted source of protection, firefighters look for turnout gear made of Nomex® and Kevlar® fibers.

Our scientists and technicians have created and rigorously tested our leading brands used in industrial protective clothing, including Nomex®, Tychem®, Tyvek® and Kevlar®. Learn more about their roles in industrial safety and worker protection.

For 40 years, Americans serving in every branch of the Armed Forces have depended upon body armor and flak jackets made with Kevlar® fiber to help protect them from combat hazards.

Kevlar® fiber is a very important part of the military’s assets. By incorporating its inherent protective technology into military helmets, it has helped to save thousands of lives.

Military clothing with thermal protection made with Nomex® fiber helps safeguard our warfighters against the life-and-death challenges they face.

Racing suits made of Nomex® fiber play a pivotal role in helping to provide the valuable seconds racing professionals need to escape fires that result from both on-track collisions and pit accidents. See why 95% of racing professionals around the world wear Nomex®.

Tactical Vests — essential equipment officers can live with because police officers never know what type of weapons or perpetrators they may come up against, wearing the right tactical vest can mean the difference between walking away from a criminal assault and facing a potentially fatal or disabling injury

MRAP vehicles made using Kevlar® fibers help protect soldiers who are involved in IED and RPG attacks