USES AND APPLICATIONS
DuPont™ Kevlar® helps enable manufacturers in aerospace, marine, and rail industries to build aircraft, ships, and rail cars that are lighter and more durable. Learn how the remarkable performance characteristics of Kevlar® help achieve increased fuel efficiency and lower operating and maintenance costs.
Kevlar® and Nomex® brand fibers help improve the safety, performance, and durability of automotive components for a wide variety of vehicles, from passenger cars and light trucks to professional racecars. Learn how Kevlar® and Nomex® help provide inherent strength in automotive components, inside and out.
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.
Kevlar® ropes and cables 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.
When the design objective is durable, beautiful, fast-drying, stain-resistant automotive carpet, the more sustainable alternative to petroleum-based products is DuPont™ Sorona®. High-performance Sorona® fiber contains 37% renewably-sourced, plant-based content by weight and consumes less non-renewable energy during manufacture than nylon 6.
Coat fabric made with Sorona® is prized by apparel designers for its remarkable shape memory. Your consumer can pull a Sorona® trenchcoat or jacket from a tightly-packed suitcase and snap it right back into shape with a single flick of the wrist. And thanks to its signature softness and warmth retention, Sorona® is also an ideal insulation material for lightweight winter wear.
The quest for lighter, stronger, and safer sporting goods has made Kevlar® a popular choice for both equipment manufacturers and consumers. Learn how the same properties and performance attributes that have proven so effective in industrial and life-protection applications also appeal to athletes, outdoors enthusiasts and anyone else looking for better performance in sports products.
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