Versatile Kevlar® fibers — from Kevlar® 129 to Kevlar® KM2 — can be used for bal

Kevlar® Fibers

USES AND APPLICATIONS

In adhesive, sealant, coating, and fiber-reinforced plastic applications, DuPont™ Kevlar® helps provide better viscosity control and lower costs. Learn how the inherent strength and heat resistance of Kevlar® provides performance that cannot be worn or aged away.

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.

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

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

Manufacturers of personal electronics, such as cellular phones, handheld devices, notebook computers, are turning to DuPont™ Kevlar® to help make their products more portable and durable.

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.

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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