Firefighters and military pilots aren’t the only ones who rely on the inherent heat and flame resistance of Nomex®. It’s a material of choice for a wide range of uses and applications that are essential to our way of life.
Best known for its use in ballistic and stab-resistant body armor, Kevlar® brand aramid fiber is credited with helping to save thousands of lives. Lightweight and extraordinarily strong, it’s used to make a variety of clothing, accessories, and equipment safer, more cut resistant and durable.
Nomex® fabric helps provide uniforms for military and police personnel proven protection against intense heat and flames, with the added benefit of being comfortable to wear.
Not all deadly threats come in the form of guns or other weapons. For protection against chemical dangers, industrial workers rely on DuPont™ Tychem® brand garments.
Workers who deal with hazardous substances need confidence in their protective apparel. DuPont™ Tyvek® fabric used in Tyvek® protective apparel is engineered to typically resist particles down to 1 micron in size, including particles such as lead, asbestos, and mould, and helps provide a barrier against many water-based liquid chemicals in low concentration and biological hazards.