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Aegis Designs Vest for the Humanitarian Sector Using Kevlar® XP

Aegis Designs Vest for the Humanitarian Sector Using Kevlar® XP

Aegis, the body amour specialist, has designed a vest specifically to address the needs of the humanitarian sector. It incorporates the renowned fibre Kevlar® XP made by DuPont and provides tactical, overt protection.

Airbus

Airbus

At Toulouse-Blagnac, AIRBUS uses DuPont Tyvek®/Tychem® coveralls to help protect workers during paint spraying, aircraft maintenance and inspections.

Altona Ambulance Service Uses Tychem® F to Protect from Pathogens

Altona Ambulance Service Uses Tychem® F to Protect from Pathogens

Altona Ambulance Service turns to Tychem® F as a bio-barrier against highly contagious pathogens.

Boat builder Bénéteau protects its employees with DuPont™ Tyvek®

Boat builder Bénéteau protects its employees with DuPont™ Tyvek®

DuPont™ Tyvek® helps provide shipyard employees at Bénéteau with reliable and effective protection from water and dry particle-based chemicals.

Centigon Armours Vehicles with Kevlar®

Centigon Armours Vehicles with Kevlar®

Centigon, the global leader in vehicle armouring, uses the aramid fibre DuPont™ Kevlar® for new armoured vehicle programmes with Renault Trucks, Land Rover and Jaguar.

Cheers DuPont! Malteurop toasts a better approach to worker safety

Cheers DuPont! Malteurop toasts a better approach to worker safety

The support we received from DuPont has been a key driver to introducing a global approach to safety

Crime Scene Protection with DuPont Tyvek®

Crime Scene Protection with DuPont Tyvek®

For over 40 years, DuPont has worked with emergency services the world over to help provide protective clothing solutions, e.g. at crime scenes.

DuPont and Paul Boyé Technologies, Partners in Quality

DuPont and Paul Boyé Technologies, Partners in Quality

To meet the requirements of the French Ministry of Defence, French manufacturer of uniforms, combat gear and PPE Paul Boyé Technologies chose the latest innovation developed by DuPont: Kevlar® Impact Control (IC) 600D.

DuPont™ Nomex® Prevails in Tough Two Year Testing Programme

DuPont™ Nomex® Prevails in Tough Two Year Testing Programme

The official opening of RAGTAL (Regionale Atemschutz-Geräte-Träger-Ausbildungsanlage), the Luxembourg Regional Respiratory Equipment Wearers’ Training Facility, heralded the start of a long-term test on fire protective apparel made of DuPont™ Nomex. Two years on and the first results from the test are now available.

DuPont Trains Fleet Street News Crews in Biohazard Protection

DuPont Trains Fleet Street News Crews in Biohazard Protection

DuPont trains Fleet Street broadcasting and print media news teams for the possibility of a flu pandemic or other biohazard emergency.

DuPont™ Tyvek® provides a legacy of protection at Severfield Reeve

DuPont™ Tyvek® provides a legacy of protection at Severfield Reeve

For over 30 years Severfield Reeve has been facilitating the production of a wide range of steelwork development, including basic structural work and complex engineering projects, with over 1,200 employees across the UK. Recent projects include the 2012 London Olympic Stadiums, the Shard and the London ‘Cheesegrater’.

E-Tracer® made with Kevlar®

E-Tracer® made with Kevlar®

DuPont™ Kevlar® decided to sponsor the innovative battery powered vehicle called the E-Tracer®.

Energiewerke Nord GmbH has been relying on protective coveralls made from DuPont™ Tyvek® for over ten years

Energiewerke Nord GmbH has been relying on protective coveralls made from DuPont™ Tyvek® for over ten years

For over ten years now, Energiewerke Nord GmbH (EWN) has been relying on Tyvek® protective coveralls from DuPont to protect its staff during demolition of the decommissioned nuclear power plant at Lubmin on the Baltic coast.

Heraeus Quarzglas Training Workshop

Heraeus Quarzglas Training Workshop

At Heraeus Quarzglas safety at work is a top priority. In addition to safe procedures and protective clothing made of Nomex® fibre, the firm relies on the fact that its employees are trained to be extremely aware of the importance of safe working practices.

How Holcim Cement Workers Switched to Tyvek® Coverall

How Holcim Cement Workers Switched to Tyvek® Coverall

Cement production employees at Holcim AG have switched from disposable SMS garments to DuPontTM TYVEK® chemical protective garments.

Ledoux & Tyvek® Coveralls

Ledoux & Tyvek® Coveralls

Purchasing Managers from the French Groupe Ledoux explain why they selected Tyvek® coveralls to protect their workforce.

London Fire Brigade Outfits 6,000 with TITAN®

London Fire Brigade Outfits 6,000 with TITAN®

London Fire Brigade is taking advantage of the latest technology from DuPont and Hainsworth in its selection of a new firefighting kit made of TITAN® fabric incorporating DuPont™ Nomex® and DuPont™ Kevlar® fibres.

London Underground Case Study

London Underground Case Study

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) case study on London Underground to see how visible management commitment is the key to managing risk.

Luna Rossa uses Tyvek® Coveralls from DuPont

Luna Rossa uses Tyvek® Coveralls from DuPont

LUNA ROSSA yacht builders select DuPont™ Tyvek® coveralls to help protect them from potentially harmful substances during boat construction.

Merck protecting staff with new DuPont™ Tychem® 6000 F FaceSeal chemical protective garment

Merck protecting staff with new DuPont™ Tychem® 6000 F FaceSeal chemical protective garment

Tychem® 6000 F FaceSeal is a new type 3-B, 4-B, 5-B and 6-B chemical protective garment from DuPont Protection Solutions. It is made from Tychem® F, a durable, tried and trusted material which has been used for many years for chemical protective clothing.

New Search & Rescue Safety Glove from SEIZ

New Search & Rescue Safety Glove from SEIZ

60,000 members of THW Technisches Hilfswerk (German Urban Search and Rescue Association) are better protected thanks to the new safety glove manufactured by SEIZ that incorporates DuPont™ Kevlar® and DuPont™ Nomex® fibres.

Nomex® Protects Derbyshire firefighters

Nomex® Protects Derbyshire firefighters

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service chooses firefighting kit made of TITAN® fabric incorporating DuPont™ Nomex® fibres for each of its 826 firefighters.

Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Kits

Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Kits

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service becomes the first in the UK to use the latest technology from DuPont and Hainsworth for its new fire fighting kit, made of TITAN® fabric which incorporates the renowned fibers DuPont™ Nomex® and DuPont™ Kevlar®.

Offshore Rig Evacuation Chutes

Offshore Rig Evacuation Chutes

Viking Life-Saving Equipment is committed to safety at sea and goes to extraordinary lengths to protect customers from offshore danger. Find out how Viking uses DuPont™ Kevlar® and DuPont™ Nomex® fibre in offshore-rig evacuation chutes.

Rohm and Haas facilitates Employee Safety with DuPont Personal Protection

Rohm and Haas facilitates Employee Safety with DuPont Personal Protection

Rohm and Haas, a global leader in specialty materials, appoints DuPont to provide protection expertise at its 70 hectare site in Alsace, France.

Seyntex Multi-Threat Protection

Seyntex Multi-Threat Protection

Seyntex, a leading Belgian textile manufacturer, recently won a tender in Denmark with its protective garments using the Nomex® MTP fibres.

SNCF collaborates with DuPont to develop innovative disposable coveralls to protect railway maintenance workers

SNCF collaborates with DuPont to develop innovative disposable coveralls to protect railway maintenance workers

To ensure their safety, the SNCF wanted protective clothing that provides both a barrier to chemicals and high visibility. DuPont Protection Solutions met this challenge by developing, in close collaboration with SNCF teams, Tyvek® 500 HV coveralls.

Testing Nomex® in Real Conditions

Testing Nomex® in Real Conditions

DuPont, in conjunction with its Nomex® Partners, has initiated a new long time test programme for fire protection clothing made of Nomex® fibre. The aim is to evaluate the performance of the latest generation of DuPont™ Nomex® outer gear by ex-firefighters who recreate a multitude of real life simulated conditions in a contained facility.

Tychem® F2 Helps Protect Workers at Fertiliser Producer AB Lifosa

Tychem® F2 Helps Protect Workers at Fertiliser Producer AB Lifosa

Lithuanian phosphoric fertiliser producer AB Lifosa uses DuPont protective clothing Tychem® to help keep employees protected and comfortable.

UKAEA protective clothing developed with DuPont

UKAEA protective clothing developed with DuPont

UKAEA uses DuPont Personal Protection expertise to provide a solution for its specific protective clothing needs.

West Midlands Fire Service

West Midlands Fire Service

The West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) has taken delivery of the latest heat and flame protection technology in its selection of a new firefighting turnout gear made of Hainsworth® TITAN fabric that incorporates DuPont™, Nomex® and DuPont™ Kevlar® fibres.

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