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Personal Protective Equipment

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.

NEWS

CASE STUDIES

INFORMATION & IDEAS

  • 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.

  • A-plus-A-2013

    At A+A, DuPont will present new Type 3 chemical suits from its DuPont™ Tyvek® and DuPont™ Tychem® portfolios as well as innovative heat & flame and arc protective solutions made with DuPont™ Nomex®

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Nomex Partner Programme for A+A Launch

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

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

INDUSTRIES

  • 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.