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Cytostatic Contamination Protection with Tyvek® and Tychem®

Cytostatic Contamination Protection with Tyvek® and Tychem®

In addition to providing product protection, Tyvek® and Tychem® also meet the requirements of Category III for personal protection from chemicals.

Cleanroom Protection with Tyvek® Clothing

Cleanroom Protection with Tyvek® Clothing

Effective combination of personal and product protection in a Cleanroom.

Safe business = good business

Safe business = good business

Production safety is a priority task for any industrial enterprise. This matter is particularly important for managers of complex production facilities with high potential of emergencies or accidents. Safety assurance is a non-stop process that must involve highly skilled professionals and that requires continuous management’s attention.

Keeping superbugs at bay

Keeping superbugs at bay

The Ebola crisis and the escalating fight against untreatable bacterial and viral diseases show no signs of abating and point towards a new level of risk for paramedics and other emergency responders.

Is your High Visibility administration a drain?

New DuPont™ Tychem® Garments Offer Improved Hazard Protection and Comfort

New DuPont™ Tychem® Garments Offer Improved Hazard Protection and Comfort

DuPont has added more innovations to its protective garment range with enhanced design features that offer improved personal protection while ensuring comfort and ease of movement for the wearer.

DuPont Coveralls for the pharmaceutical industry

DuPont Coveralls for the pharmaceutical industry

DuPont coveralls are designed for use in pharmaceutical, medical device and biotech settings where high standards for particle and microbiological contamination control are required, either when it comes to drug manufacturing, medical device manufacturing or maintenance in various hospital and healthcare environments.

Advantages of DuPont™ Tyvek® for the pharmaceutical industry

Advantages of DuPont™ Tyvek® for the pharmaceutical industry

DuPont protective garments provide reliable protection of workers as well as sensitive pharmaceutical processes and products, based on scientific expertise in people protection and unique properties of the lightweight and durable Tyvek® fabric.

DuPont introduces DuPont™ Tyvek® 800 J limited-use coverall

DuPont introduces DuPont™ Tyvek® 800 J limited-use coverall

A+A 2013 marks the market launch of the new Tyvek® 800 J coverall by DuPont, the specialists in innovative body protection.

New DuPont™ Tychem® 4000 S disposable coverall for comfortable and effective protection

New DuPont™ Tychem® 4000 S disposable coverall for comfortable and effective protection

Dusseldorf, 5 November 2013. DuPont, specialists in innovative body protection, is introducing at A+A 2013 a new Tychem® coverall that provides a new alternative for workers seeking safe and comfortable protection in more demanding applications.

DuPont introduces DuPont™ Tyvek® 800 J limited-use coverall

DuPont introduces DuPont™ Tyvek® 800 J limited-use coverall

A+A 2013 marks the market launch of the new Tyvek® 800 J coverall by DuPont, the specialists in innovative body protection.

Working Safely in Potentially Explosive Areas

Working Safely in Potentially Explosive Areas

Learn why protective equipment needs to be certified for use in potentially explosive atmospheres, or “Ex-zones”, and how DuPont™ Tyvek® and DuPont™ Tychem® can help protect workers in these zones.

DuPont at Health and Safety Scotland

DuPont at Health and Safety Scotland

A virtual reality reconstruction of a safety event will allow visitors to the DuPont stand to experience the technical excellence of the Tyvek® 500 HV coverall.

DuPont PSM Learning and Development Overview

DuPont PSM Learning and Development Overview

Learn how DuPont can help your company protect value and manage risk through our PSM Learning and Development offerings.

Dupont celebrates 50th Anniversary of the iconic brand, Kevlar®, at Interschutz 2015

Dupont celebrates 50th Anniversary of the iconic brand, Kevlar®, at Interschutz 2015

DuPont Protection Technologies celebrates the 50th anniversary of its advanced, high strength fiber for ballistic and cut protection; Kevlar® at Interschutz 2015.

How the properties of cargo covers affect their performance in the real world

Webinar: Changes to Global Standards for Hand Protection

Virus hunters search for the next deadly disease outbreak wearing Tyvek® coveralls

Virus hunters search for the next deadly disease outbreak wearing Tyvek® coveralls

Meet the researchers who enter the depths of the earth in search of deadly pathogens with the potential to cause outbreaks.

New ANSI/ISEA 105 Cut Standard

New EN 388 Cut Standard

Nomex® & the Thermo-Man® Test

Nomex® & the Thermo-Man® Test

DuPont™ Thermo-Man® is a life-size mannequin equipped with 122 heat sensors dressed in test garments and exposed to a flash fire with temperatures rising up to 1,000°C.

Dupont™ Thermo-Man® in Flash Fire Demonstrations

Dupont™ Thermo-Man® in Flash Fire Demonstrations

Thermo-Man® is a life-size mannequin equipped with 122 heat sensors, which is dressed in test garments and then totally engulfed into flames generated by propane gas burners.

Tyvek® Classic Xpert Ecopack

New packaging concept for DuPont™ Tyvek® Classic Xpert can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions

New packaging concept for DuPont™ Tyvek® Classic Xpert can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions

DuPont™ Tyvek® Classic Xpert Eco-Pack can have a significantly reduced impact on the environment when compared to its standard packaging format.

Planning for large-scale clean-ups

Planning for large-scale clean-ups

A clean-up operation can take many forms and it is this need for readiness against a multitude of possible events that presents one of the biggest challenges to the emergency planner.

Environmental Emergency and Other Large Scale Clean-ups

Environmental Emergency and Other Large Scale Clean-ups

Environmental disasters and emergencies can be either man-made or the result of natural phenomena but in either case they almost invariably necessitate a rapid and effective response if the human and environmental impacts are to be mitigated and rectified.

Donning and Doffing

Donning and Doffing

Learn more about the correct procedures for the donning and doffing of personal protective coveralls.

Because Tyvek® Makes the Difference

Because Tyvek® Makes the Difference

Touch any garment from the comprehensive DuPont ™ Tyvek® product range and you immediately notice the difference. Antistatically-treated Tyvek® is a unique and versatile material that is tough and exceptionally low-linting, yet extremely light and soft. It is permeable to air and water vapour, yet repels water-based liquids and aerosols, as well as fine particles and fibres.

Professor Tytonius & Tyvek® Protection

Professor Tytonius & Tyvek® Protection

DuPont introduces Professor Victor Tytonius, the cyber scientist who specialises in worker protection and chemical protective clothing and materials.

Excellent Permeation Resistance to Chemicals

Excellent Permeation Resistance to Chemicals

Independent tests confirm that protective clothing made of DuPont™ Tyvek® provides excellent permeation resistance to chemicals.

DuPont Guide on Personal Chemical Protection

DuPont Guide on Personal Chemical Protection

Workers can be exposed to a multitude of hazards, from chemicals, dusts, radioactive particles, fibres, dioxins and lubricants, to biological and phytosanitary substances. DuPont assists safety managers in making their PPE selection and provides excellent chemical protective garments.

Choosing the Correct Type 4 Chemical Protective Coverall

Choosing the Correct Type 4 Chemical Protective Coverall

Online training provided by DuPont Personal Protection to assist you in choosing your Type 4 chemical protective coverall.

DuPont Guide on Chemical Risk Assessment

DuPont Guide on Chemical Risk Assessment

There are multiple protection needs to consider when choosing chemical protective garments. Performing a thorough workplace risk assessment is essential to selecting safe, comfortable and compliant chemical protective clothing for industrial workers.

Cut Standards

Cut Standards

To facilitate the choice of mechanical (cut) protective clothing, both the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the European Union (EU) have developed cut standards for selection criteria.

DuPont unveiling third-generation Tyvek® Cargo Cover at the 'LogiPharma' supply chain event in Montreux 19th - 21st April 2016

DuPont unveiling third-generation Tyvek® Cargo Cover at the 'LogiPharma' supply chain event in Montreux 19th - 21st April 2016

The new Tyvek® Xtreme™ W50 Cargo Cover redefines this thermal protection genre and promises to be a 'game-changer'.

Electric Arc Protection - Nomex®

Electric Arc Protection - Nomex®

In order to choose adequate protective clothing, the potential incident heat energy (in units of energy per surface area) caused by an electric arc and to which a worker may be exposed, needs to be calculated in a thorough risk assessment.

How to validate thermal covers?

How to validate thermal covers?

A case study and practical experience shared

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Temperature Management Performance

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Temperature Management Performance

Tyvek® Cargo Covers provide hours of additional cold chain break protection by substantially lowering peak temperatures.

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Presentations and Publications

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Presentations and Publications

View past presentations and publications on DuPont™ Tyvek® Cargo Covers.

Nomex Innovation Highlights release

Nomex Innovation Highlights release

Recognising the importance of innovation, quality and authenticity, DuPont, leaders in personal protection, will be displaying a range of its partners products that have received the respected ‘DuPont™ Nomex® Innovation Award’ at this year’s A+A show.

CNN profiles Nomex® and a Formula I racing suit

CNN profiles Nomex® and a Formula I racing suit

Being approached by CNN, an internationally renowned television network, requesting to profile Nomex® and a Formula I racing suit, is an extraordinary example of the power of the Nomex® brand.

Dupont Launches Next-Generation Multi-Hazard Protection – Nomex® MHP

Dupont Launches Next-Generation Multi-Hazard Protection – Nomex® MHP

With a global reputation for innovation and development in inherent, multi-hazard protection for a variety of thermal hazards, DuPont Nomex® MHP fabric will be on display on the DuPont booth at this year’s A+A (Hall 05-A40). This fabric represents the next-generation of protection against heat and flame, arc flash and small molten metal splashes for industrial areas.

Dupont Celebrates 50th Anniversary of The Iconic Brand, Kevlar®, At A+A 2015

Dupont Celebrates 50th Anniversary of The Iconic Brand, Kevlar®, At A+A 2015

DuPont Protection Technologies celebrates the 50th anniversary of its advanced, high strength fiber for ballistic and cut protection; Kevlar® at on its stand (Hall 05-A40) at A+A 2015.

New 48h Express Service for Dupont™ Nomex® - Launched at A+A 2015

New 48h Express Service for Dupont™ Nomex® - Launched at A+A 2015

Visitors to the DuPont booth at A+A 2015 will have access to a new, easy order and swift 48h delivery service for selected high quality garments made with DuPont™ Nomex® and a show ‘Offer’ with discounts available to make the latest in protection even more affordable.

Dupont™ Nomex® Thermal-Industrial Innovation Awards Bring Innovation to the Forefront at A+A 2015

Dupont™ Nomex® Thermal-Industrial Innovation Awards Bring Innovation to the Forefront at A+A 2015

DuPont Protection Technologies will showcase the winners of the DuPont™ Nomex® Thermal-Industrial Innovation Award at this year’s A+A (Hall 5, Stand A40). The safety, security and health at work international trade fair with congress takes place from 27th October to 30th October 2015 in Düsseldorf.

Time is of the Essence

Time is of the Essence

Time plays a crucial role in the protection cycle of PPE and so it is important that firefighters consider how their garments behave and interact with the wearer during and after these events to ensure they take the correct course of action and are properly protected.

Nomex® Wash & Care Recommendations

Nomex® Wash & Care Recommendations

Garments of DuPont™ Nomex® fibre can be cleaned by home or industrial laundry or dry cleaning. The following suggestions will help keep your garments looking their best and optimise their wear life.

Protecting Nomex® Production

Protecting Nomex® Production

The DuPont™ Nomex® Partner Program is a carefully-selected network of customer-oriented and progressive weavers and garment manufacturers in Europe who adhere to the rigorous quality controls of DuPont for their fabrics and garments. A unique label on the garment aids identification and provides customers in Europe with a quality mark from reputable suppliers who offer genuine products with Nomex®.

DuPont™ Nomex® Partner Program

DuPont™ Nomex® Partner Program

The DuPont™ Nomex® Partner Program is the answer to those in Europe who seek innovative protective solutions from a trusted value chain. DuPont™ Nomex® Partners, identified with the Nomex® Partner seal, are carefully selected for their commitment to ethical principles, strong quality and innovation orientation, and detailed knowledge of end user needs.

Nomex® Garment Weight Benefits

Nomex® Garment Weight Benefits

Typical protective fabrics made of Nomex® fibres can be up to 40% lighter than cotton and cotton-blended fabrics which were treated with flame-retardant chemicals.

Nomex® Moisture Management Benefits

Nomex® Moisture Management Benefits

Fabrics and garments made of DuPont™ Nomex® help enable light-weight solutions with excellent moisture management.

Nomex® Label Program

Nomex® Label Program

The DuPont™ Nomex® Label Program assists European customers in identification and providing a quality mark from reputable suppliers they can trust to offer products with Nomex®.

Electric Static Discharge Protection Nomex®

Electric Static Discharge Protection Nomex®

Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can lead to the generation of sparks with energy levels sufficient to ignite possible surrounding vapours, aerosols of flammable liquids or dust particles, leading to an explosion.

Chemical Splash Protection Nomex®

Chemical Splash Protection Nomex®

Chemical hazards can occur in conjunction with thermal hazards, such as accidental splashes of chemical products onto protective clothing, or through leakages of chemical products.

Para-Aramid Fiber & Firefighting Gear

Para-Aramid Fiber & Firefighting Gear

A DuPont quality assessment project tests how the content of para-aramid fibres in a flame and heat-resistant fabric may impact the fabric’s performance.

PPE Round Table Debate on Heat Stress

PPE Round Table Debate on Heat Stress

DuPont hosted a Round Table Debate at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue headquarters to encourage a discussion about topical issues regarding PPE in the Fire and Rescue sector. Part 1 of the debate focuses on heat stress.

Fireman Equipment Q&A

Fireman Equipment Q&A

View questions and answers DuPont receives about fireman equipment.

Nomex® & Thermal Protection Performance Test

Nomex® & Thermal Protection Performance Test

The Thermal Protection Performance Test measures the thermal protection level of a fabric.

Nomex® for Performance Durability

Nomex® for Performance Durability

Garments made of Nomex® fibre have helped protect firefighters for decades. Continuous exhaustive testing proves that they excel in the long-term retention of their heat and flame protective qualities.

Nomex® for Lower Wear-Life Cost

Nomex® for Lower Wear-Life Cost

Today’s firefighters need to be able to optimise budget vs. performance, without compromising on safety. For decades DuPont™ Nomex® fibre has demonstrated lasting protective performance, while helping to minimise repair and maintenance costs.

Nomex® for Heat Stress Protection

Nomex® for Heat Stress Protection

Heat stress is a dangerous condition in any situation, but for firefighters it can be especially life threatening. In fact, heat stress is the number-one cause of casualties among firefighters. Nomex® fibre helps reduce heat stress due to its higher air permeability.

Nomex® for Extra Seconds of Safety

Nomex® for Extra Seconds of Safety

Extensive testing shows that Nomex® fibre has remarkably low heat transfer. Under flash fire conditions, it helps provide firefighters valuable extra seconds of safety when they’re needed most.

Cost Effectiveness of Nomex®

Cost Effectiveness of Nomex®

DuPont™ Nomex® fibre is a highly cost-effective solution in terms of cost per wear thanks to its exceptional durability.

CE Regulations for Nomex® PPE

CE Regulations for Nomex® PPE

CE marks, norms and regulations are important criteria when choosing Personal Protective Equipment.

Gatwick Airport Fire & Rescue Service Chooses DuPont™ Nomex®

Gatwick Airport Fire & Rescue Service Chooses DuPont™ Nomex®

With employee safety a top priority, Gatwick Airport Fire & Rescue Service has now invested in new turn out gear made from DuPont™ Nomex® that allows firefighters to work safely and effectively in hazardous environments.

Malik Zeniti from DuPont to speak at Europe's leading life sciences logistics gathering in Frankfurt

Malik Zeniti from DuPont to speak at Europe's leading life sciences logistics gathering in Frankfurt

Zeniti will discuss the use of high performance low-bulk cargo covers for cool-chain applications at the 14th Annual Coolchain Temperature Controlled Logistics Europe conference, January 27th-28th in Frankfurt.

DuPont™ Tyvek® provides the unmatched combination of protection, breathability, and durability

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Products and Services

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Products and Services

An overview of the products and services offered through Tyvek­™ Air Cargo Covers

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Product Line Detail

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Product Line Detail

An overview of the all the available sizes for DuPont™ Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers.

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Events

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Events

Join us at the following events for more information on DuPont™ Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers.

Tyvek® Cargo Covers News

Tyvek® Cargo Covers News

Stay up to date on everything DuPont™ Tyvek® Cargo Covers.

DuPont Tyvek® for Cargo Covers

DuPont Tyvek® for Cargo Covers

See why DuPont™ Tyvek® is the ideal material for Cargo Covers.

Gloves made of Kevlar® Q&A

Gloves made of Kevlar® Q&A

View answers to some of the most frequently asked questions DuPont receives about industrial gloves made of Kevlar® fibre.

Understanding Cut Protection

Understanding Cut Protection

When it comes to specifying protective gloves, there are many things to consider.

Protection in Action with Dupont™ Nomex® 3DP Fabric

Protection in Action with Dupont™ Nomex® 3DP Fabric

Nomex® 3DP outer shell fabric from DuPont; will be on display on the DuPont booth at Interschutz 2015

DuPont unveils single layer, triple-threat protection garment Tychem® ThermoPro at Interschutz 2015

DuPont unveils single layer, triple-threat protection garment Tychem® ThermoPro at Interschutz 2015

DuPont™ Tychem® ThermoPro offers firefighters, and those involved in the emergency response to chemical incidents with a risk of flash fire, a new form of protection that combines the chemical protection of DuPont™ Tychem® fabric and flame and arc flash protection of Nomex® fiber in a single garment.

Dupont™ Nomex® Garment Innovation Awards Bring Innovation to the Forefront at Interschutz 2015

Dupont™ Nomex® Garment Innovation Awards Bring Innovation to the Forefront at Interschutz 2015

DuPont Protection Technologies will showcase the winners of the DuPont™ Nomex® Innovation Award at this year’s Interschutz show

DuPont Launches Online Nomex® Garment Catalogue

DuPont Launches Online Nomex® Garment Catalogue

Recognising that today’s customers are always looking for quick, simple and convenient solutions, DuPont has launched its new Online Nomex® Garment Catalogue – a dedicated site that showcases a complete range of garments containing Nomex®.

Nomex Partner Programme for A+A Launch

Nomex Partner Programme for A+A Launch

DuPont is internationally renowned for its high-quality, intelligent flame resistant fibre, DuPont™ Nomex®.

Nomex Innovation Highlights release

Nomex Innovation Highlights release

Recognising the importance of innovation, quality and authenticity, DuPont, leaders in personal protection, will be displaying a range of its partners products that have received the respected ‘DuPont™ Nomex® Innovation Award’ at this year’s A+A show.

DuPont launches next-generation multi-hazard protection: Nomex® MHP

DuPont launches next-generation multi-hazard protection: Nomex® MHP

With a global reputation for innovation and development in inherent, multi-hazard protection for a variety of thermal hazards, DuPont has announced the launch of the new Nomex® MHP fabric – Multi-Hazard Protection. It represents the next-generation of protection against heat and flame, arc flash and small molten metal splashes for industrial areas.

Safety and More = DuPont PPE Products

Safety and More = DuPont PPE Products

DuPont provides excellent garments for workers that may be exposed to a multitude of chemical hazards and helps customers to address their needs. Precisely understanding work-related hazards assists safety managers in making their selection from a wide range of PPE products.

Kevlar® Quality Programme

Kevlar® Quality Programme

In Europe, only products that meet DuPont standards can carry the distinctive DuPont™ Kevlar® Power of Performance Technology label.

Improving Tyre Reinforcement

Improving Tyre Reinforcement

Kevlar® Engineered Elastomer for tyre reinforcement is based on a new method to disperse para-aramid pulp into rubber through a far easier process than dry para-aramid pulp. Read the study that explains the science behind this innovative pulp that has been adopted with success in the automobile industry.

DuPont at Interschutz 2015

DuPont at Interschutz 2015

DuPont unveils latest innovations in fire, chemical and biological protection at Interschutz 2015 DuPont Protection Technologies presents its leading DuPont™ Nomex® heat and flame protection, DuPont™ Tyvek® and DuPont™ Tychem® chemical and biological apparel offer for the emergency response services at Interschutz 2015. Exhibiting in Hall 12, Stand E37

Nomex® Brand Filtration Quality Partner Programme

Nomex® Brand Filtration Quality Partner Programme

The DuPont™ Nomex® Brand Filtration Quality Partner Programme is a carefully-selected network of EMEA customer-oriented felt producers and bag manufacturers whose felt/bags pass stringent quality control of DuPont and who are empowered to provide ideal products and services to asphalt, cement and metal industries.

Reliability – The Key to Safety

Reliability – The Key to Safety

It’s important to remember for both reliability and safety, the goal is the same – continual improvement with the goal of reaching zero failures.

DuPont Round Table at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue HQ – Part 2

DuPont Round Table at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue HQ – Part 2

DuPont hosted a round table debate at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue headquarters to encourage a discussion about topical issues regarding PPE in the Fire and Rescue sector. Part 2 of the debate focuses on breakopen and cost vs. wearlife.

Nomex® for Hot Gas Filtration

Nomex® for Hot Gas Filtration

DuPont™ Nomex® spunlaced filter helps to dramatically reduce lead particle emissions in a glass industry production filter.

Hot Gas Filtration Cement Industry

Hot Gas Filtration Cement Industry

In the cement industry, DuPont™ Nomex® KD helps provide better filtration and dust retention, with greater reliability at lower energy and material costs.

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