Protect Your Greatest Assets with Personal Protective Equipment
Performing hazardous jobs comes with high levels of uncertainty.
From military personnel in conflict zones and professional firefighters saving lives, to industrial workers handling volatile chemicals or heat and flame hazards, the dedicated people who work in these vital but dangerous fields rely on innovative personal protective equipment solutions from DuPont.
The world is changing rapidly. As more nations become industrialised, they develop a greater need for personal protective equipment. From emergency response teams and police officers to laboratory technicians or frontline workers in manufacturing, construction, and maintenance, DuPont provides science-based solutions that address this need for protection.
We understand that those who do the dirty work are not made of stone, and we are committed to providing solutions for helping keep them safe from on-the-job hazards. Our personal protective equipment (PPE) solutions include some of the most trusted brands in the industry: DuPont™ Kevlar® fibre for cut, abrasion and ballistic protection, DuPont™ Nomex® fibre for heat, flame and electrical hazards and DuPont™ Tyvek® and DuPont™ Tychem® apparel for chemical, biological and particulate protection.
By collaborating with industries and authorities, we can engineer and offer the latest personal protective equipment solutions that can help keep professionals safe while they continue helping, changing and improving the world.
USES AND APPLICATIONS
- Industrial Protective Clothing
- Turnout Gear – The First Line of Defence
- Chemical Protection
- Oil and Gas Personal Protective Equipment
- Tactical Vests – Law Enforcement
- Industrial Safety
- Flame Resistant Clothing
- Chemical and Biological Hazard Protection
- Personal Protection in the Petrochemical and Chemical Industry
- Chemical Protection for Military and Police
- Nomex® Arc Flash Protection
- Nomex® With High-Visibility Properties
New! DuPont™ Tyvek® Classic Xpert
After 18 years of successfully protecting people and processes with Tyvek® Classic, DuPont has developed the second generation coverall, Tyvek® Classic Xpert, to provide superior level of protection and comfort in the Type 5/6 category.
- DuPont Protection Technologies Announces 2015 Winners of DuPont™ Kevlar® Glove Innovation Awards
Techplast - Kevlar® Innovation Award
DuPont is pleased to announce the winner of the 2012 DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Awards. This year’s EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) award was bestowed to Techplast, a company based in Poland, for their innovative use of Kevlar® in SAFER® ultra-light composite cylinders.
Tychem® accessories for use in agriculture
The range of DuPont™ Tychem® C and Tychem® F accessories from DuPont, are now certified as partial body Chemical Protective Clothing Category III, Type PB .
French Ministerial Decision on Chemical Protective Garments Market
DuPont chemical protective garments comply with tough requirements of French Agency for Environmental and Occupational Health Safety.
- MCR Safety Launches New Glove with DuPont™ Kevlar®
- Bold Brand Campaign for DuPont™ Kevlar® Kicks-Off with ESPN X Games
DuPont™ Nomex® Partner Program Highlights Innovation at A+A
Within the framework of the Nomex® Partner Program, DuPont invited participating manufacturers to take part in the DuPont™ Nomex® Partner Garment Innovation Highlights, offering them a unique opportunity to present their latest innovations on the DuPont stand at A+A.
DuPont Opens Ballistics Testing Facility in Hyderabad, India
DuPont opened its latest ballistics testing facility at the DuPont Knowledge Center in Hyderabad, India.
- DuPont Invests to Protect More People, Processes and the Environment
- DuPont Announces Millionth Vest Made with DuPont™ Kevlar® XP™
U.S. Federal Court Issues Order for Kolon to Cease Manufacture of Heracron® Aramid Fiber for 20 Years
DuPont issued a statement after a ruling by the U.S. Federal Court in Richmond, Va., ordering Kolon Industries to stop producing and selling their Heracron® aramid fiber.
INFORMATION & IDEAS
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.
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.
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.
Professor Tytonius & Tyvek® Protection
DuPont introduces Professor Victor Tytonius, the cyber scientist who specialises in worker protection and chemical protective clothing and materials.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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
Nomex Partner Programme for A+A Launch
DuPont is internationally renowned for its high-quality, intelligent flame resistant fibre, DuPont™ Nomex®.
Safety & Protection
In the face of growing global industrialization, DuPont takes safety and protection seriously. Learn how DuPont continues to improve upon its materials and workplace safety performance to help keep all of us safe in the toughest conditions.