Innovative fibers from DuPont help protect  personnel and equipment.

Fibers

USES AND APPLICATIONS

DuPont™ Kevlar® and DuPont™ Nomex® helps manufacturers in aerospace, marine, and rail industries to build aircraft, ships, and rail carriages. Learn how the remarkable performance characteristics of Kevlar® and Nomex® can help to increase fuel efficiency – and decrease operating and maintenance costs.

DuPont™ Nomex® and Kevlar® fibres bring together flame and temperature resistance, strength, reinforcement, and other properties that can help improve hoses, tyres, belts, filters and other automotive components.

DuPont™ Kevlar® and DuPont™ Nomex® brand fibres help improve the safety, performance, and durability of automotive components such as automotive hoses for a wide variety of vehicles, from passenger cars and trucks to professional racecars.

As a superior material for ballistic military and police helmets, DuPont™ Kevlar® fibre has helped to save thousands of lives around the world.

With its high modulus and abrasion resistance, Kevlar® fiber helps auto belts retain their original shape and tension over the lifespan of a vehicle.

In electrical insulation applications, products made of Nomex® help provide durability, reliability, and the dielectric properties needed to help keep motors, generators, and transformers running smoothly – even under harsh conditions.

Kevlar® provides high tensile strength, helping to safeguard fiber optic cables against mechanical stresses to ensure optimal performance. Learn how the inherent dielectric properties, light weight, small diameter, and flexibility of Kevlar® meet requirements for a wide variety of fiber optic cable applications.

As leader in flame-resistant protection technology, DuPont helps protect industrial workers, firefighters, police officers and military forces against fire hazards.

Discover why the inherent thermal resistance of DuPont™ Nomex® makes it ideal for high-temperature automotive applications like heat shields and other under-the-bonnet applications.

The excellent strength-to-weight ratio of DuPont™ Nomex® and DuPont™ Kevlar® fibres helps bring performance and value to industries such as mass transportation, construction, and marine shipping.

DuPont™ Nomex® is an inherently thermal-resistant fibre that can withstand extreme stress. Learn how this innovative fibre provides an ideal solution for high-temperature hot gas filtration applications.

Our scientists and technicians have created and rigorously tested the leading brands of Nomex®, Tychem®, Tyvek®, ProShield® and Kevlar® for industrial protective clothing. Learn more about the roles these brands play in industrial safety and worker protection.

Learn how DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber has continued to help innovate in demanding environments for the oil and gas industry.

DuPont™ Kevlar® helps provide strength, endurance, and stability to enhance automotive power train and body components such as brake pads, clutches and gaskets.

Kevlar® reinforcement helps to reduce weight in marine, energy, and maritime vessel composites – without compromising strength.

For 40 years, armed forces personnel have relied on military body armour and flak jackets made of DuPont™ Kevlar® fibre to help protect them from combat hazards.

Military clothing with thermal protection made of Nomex® fibre helps keep combat personnel safe in life-or-death situations.

Racing suits made of Nomex® fibre help give racing professionals the valuable seconds they need to escape fires caused by on-track collisions or pit accidents. See why most racing professionals around the world wear Nomex®.

Ropes and cables made of DuPont™ Kevlar® help deliver performance and value to customers in the fine gauge cable industry by helping to provide excellent robustness, fatigue resistance, shrinkage, and durability. From land to sea to space, learn how Kevlar® brand fiber has helped strengthen ropes and cables to stand up to temperature extremes and harsh environments.

The quest for lighter, stronger and safer sporting goods has made Kevlar® fiber a popular choice for manufacturers and consumers alike. Read on to discover how athletes and enthusiasts now benefit from the same superior performance that has transformed so many industrial and life-protection applications.

DuPont™ Kevlar® brand fiber helps tactical vests protect officers and save lives.

Firefighters around the world choose garments made of Nomex® for protection, durability, cost efficiency and comfort from the inside out.

DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber helps provide enhanced strength, resistance, and traction to tyres.

While synonymous with personal body armour, DuPont™ Kevlar® fibre is found in many applications for vehicle armour protection. MRAP vehicles made using Kevlar® fibres help protect soldiers who are involved in IED and RPG attacks.