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Kevlar® brand

USES AND APPLICATIONS

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Aerospace, Marine, & Rail

Aerospace, Marine, & Rail

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.

Automotive Components

Automotive Components

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.

Automotive Hoses

Automotive Hoses

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.

Ballistic Helmets

Ballistic Helmets

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

Belts Made of DuPont™ Kevlar®

Belts Made of DuPont™ Kevlar®

With its high modulus and abrasion resistance, Kevlar® fiber helps auto belts retain their original shape and tension over the lifespan of a vehicle.

Conveyor Belts for Mining

Conveyor Belts for Mining

DuPont™ Kevlar® helps create cost saving solutions for conveyor belts in the mining industry

Explosive Ordnance Disposal

Explosive Ordnance Disposal

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.

Fiber Optics

Fiber Optics

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.

Firefighter Gear & Turnout Gear

Firefighter Gear & Turnout Gear

For a trusted source of protection, firefighters look for turnout gear made of Nomex® and Kevlar® fibers.

Honeycomb Composites — Aerospace & Marine

Honeycomb Composites — Aerospace & Marine

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.

Industrial Protective Clothing

Industrial Protective Clothing

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.

Industrial Safety

Industrial Safety

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.

Kevlar® for Oil & Gas Applications

Kevlar® for Oil & Gas Applications

Learn how DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber has continued to help innovate in demanding environments for the oil and gas industry.

Kevlar® for stronger Brake Pads, Clutches and Gaskets

Kevlar® for stronger Brake Pads, Clutches and Gaskets

DuPont™ Kevlar® helps provide strength, endurance, and stability to enhance automotive power train and body components such as brake pads, clutches and gaskets.

Marine Composites

Marine Composites

Kevlar® reinforcement helps reduce weight without compromising strength in marine, energy, and maritime vessel composites.

Military Body Armour

Military Body Armour

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.

Personal Electronics

Personal Electronics

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® Crossfit® Gear made with Kevlar®

Reebok® Crossfit® Gear made with Kevlar®

Reebok has partnered with DuPont to develop a line of apparel with emphasis on the specific needs of the CrossFit® athlete

Ropes & Cables

Ropes & Cables

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.

Safe and durable protective motorcycle apparel

Safe and durable protective motorcycle apparel

In protective motorcycle apparel, DuPont™ Kevlar® fibers reinforce gloves, jackets and pants to help improve tear and abrasion resistance

Sporting Goods Apparel & Accessories

Sporting Goods Apparel & Accessories

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.

Tactical Vests – Law Enforcement

Tactical Vests – Law Enforcement

DuPont™ Kevlar® brand fiber helps tactical vests protect officers and save lives.

Tyres

Tyres

DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber helps provide enhanced strength, resistance, and traction to tyres.

Vehicle Armour

Vehicle Armour

While synonymous with personal body armour, DuPont™ Kevlar® fibre is found in many applications for vehicle armour protection. MRAP vehicles made using Kevlar® fibres help protect soldiers who are involved in IED and RPG attacks.

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