USES AND APPLICATIONS
DuPont™ Kevlar® and DuPont™ Nomex® helps manufacturers in aerospace, marine, and rail industries to build aircraft, ships, and rail carriages. Learn how the remarkable performance characteristics of Kevlar® and Nomex® can help to increase fuel efficiency – and decrease operating and maintenance costs.
DuPont™ Nomex® and Kevlar® fibres bring together flame and temperature resistance, strength, reinforcement, and other properties that can help improve hoses, tyres, belts, filters and other automotive components.
DuPont™ Kevlar® and DuPont™ Nomex® brand fibres help improve the safety, performance, and durability of automotive components such as automotive hoses for a wide variety of vehicles, from passenger cars and trucks to professional racecars.
As a superior material for ballistic military and police helmets, DuPont™ Kevlar® fibre has helped to save thousands of lives around the world.
With its high modulus and abrasion resistance, Kevlar® fiber helps auto belts retain their original shape and tension over the lifespan of a vehicle.
DuPont™ Kevlar® helps create cost saving solutions for conveyor belts in the mining industry
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.
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.
For a trusted source of protection, firefighters look for turnout gear made of Nomex® and Kevlar® fibers.
The excellent strength-to-weight ratio of DuPont™ Nomex® and DuPont™ Kevlar® brings performance and value to industries such as mass transportation, construction, and marine shipping.
Our scientists and technicians have created and rigorously tested our leading brands used in industrial protective clothing, including Nomex®, Tychem®, Tyvek® and Kevlar®. Learn more about their roles in industrial safety and worker protection.
Learn how DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber has continued to help innovate in demanding environments for the oil and gas industry.
DuPont™ Kevlar® helps provide strength, endurance, and stability to enhance automotive power train and body components such as brake pads, clutches and gaskets.
Kevlar® reinforcement helps reduce weight without compromising strength in marine, energy, and maritime vessel composites.
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.
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.
Reebok has partnered with DuPont to develop a line of apparel with emphasis on the specific needs of the CrossFit® athlete
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.
In protective motorcycle apparel, DuPont™ Kevlar® fibers reinforce gloves, jackets and pants to help improve tear and abrasion resistance
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.
DuPont™ Kevlar® brand fiber helps tactical vests protect officers and save lives.
DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber helps provide enhanced strength, resistance, and traction to tyres.