DuPont answers the call for reliable firefighter protection with Nomex®

Safety & Protection


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

Learn why proper safety measures such as wearing garments made of DuPont™ Tyvek® or DuPont™ Tychem® should be applied in industry and trade to help protect from the frequently underestimated dangers of surface treatments and coatings.

Chemical protective clothing and biohazard suits made of DuPont™ Tychem® or DuPont™ Tyvek® help offer up to CE category III, type 3-B, 4, 5 and 6 protection against chemical and biological hazards. These comfortable, limited-use garments come in a wide range of models for different applications.

Learn how DuPont™ Tyvek® and DuPont™ Tychem® garments help provide chemical protection for workers in the chemical industry from risks such as hazardous particles and chemical vapours and liquids.

DuPont offers solutions that help provide chemical protection for a host of different hazards. See how Tyvek®, Tychem® and Nomex® brands help offer the chemical protection for military and police in situations such as initial entry, victim rescue, release mitigation, evidence collection, body removal, site clean-up, not to mention forensics and scene of crime.

Learn how garments made of DuPont™ Tyvek® help keep people and processes uncontaminated in cleanroom applications.

Learn how protective garments can protect workers involved in decontamination and remediation while still providing a high level of comfort and a good fit to enable wearers to perform at their best.

Learn how the DuPont™ Tyvek® product range helps provide people and processes with the highest chemical, dust and particle protection.

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) suits are designed using inherent flame-resistant inner and outer layers made of Nomex® fibre and flexible, semi-rigid and rigid ballistic protective elements made of Kevlar® fibre. The suits are tailored for protection and mobility, dexterity and comfort for each body part.

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

Learn how limited-use protective garments can protect people and processes in the food industry.

Learn how garments made of DuPont™ Tyvek® and DuPont™ Tychem® can help protect workers in the industrial cleaning services industry.

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.

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.

Fabrics of Nomex® help allow for an excellent lightweight and arc flash protection performance.

Learn how Nomex® protects workers from metal splashes in foundries and other thermal industrial applications.

Learn how garments made of Nomex® help protect utility workers from hazards such as flash fires and electrical arcs.

Nomex® ProVis fabric offers inherent protection from heat and flame, from molten metal splashes, and from heat of an electric arc; it is anti-static and performs in environments where high day light visibility is required.

Learn how nuclear protective clothing made with DuPont™ Tyvek® helps prevent contamination of skin and undergarments.

Learn what type of hazards workers face in the oil and gas industry and how DuPont™ Tyvek®, DuPont™ Tychem® and DuPont™ Nomex® brands help offer protection against.

Learn how low-linting protective clothing of DuPont™ Tyvek® and DuPont™ Tychem® can help ensure high product quality in surface treatment and paint-spray applications.

Learn how garments made of DuPont™ Tyvek® and DuPont™ Tychem® can help adequately protect people from the cross-transmission of bacteria and biological agents in agricultural applications, and farmers when preparing and applying phytosanitary products.

Learn how garments of DuPont™ Nomex®, DuPont™ Tyvek® and DuPont™ Tychem® help protect operators and technicians from hazards in the petrochemical industry.

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®.

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.