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
- Protective clothing in the pharmaceutical industry
- Tactical Vests – Law Enforcement
- Industrial Safety
- Flame Resistant Clothing
- Chemical and Biological Hazard Protection
- Nomex® Arc Flash Protection
- Nomex® With High-Visibility Properties
- Chemical Protection for Military and Police
INFORMATION & IDEAS
Single-use Tyvek® IsoClean® vs. Polyester reusable textile - penetration by hydrostatic head
DuPont scientists tested the barrier performance of a commercial polyester, reusable textile garment, typically used in European cleanrooms and Clean & Sterile Tyvek® IsoClean® garment model IC 183 B DS.
Single-use Tyvek® IsoClean® vs. Polyester reusable textile - penetration and wettability by liquids (droplet tests)
Once again, DuPont scientists tested the barrier performance of a commercial polyester, reusable textile garment, typically used in European cleanrooms and Clean & Sterile Tyvek® IsoClean® garment model IC 183 B DS.
Kevlar® Quality Programme
In Europe, only products that meet DuPont standards can carry the distinctive DuPont™ Kevlar® Power of Performance Technology label.
Donning and Doffing
Learn more about the correct procedures for the donning and doffing of personal protective coveralls.
DuPont™ Nomex® Partner Program
The DuPont™ Nomex® Partner Program is the answer to those in Europe who seek innovative protective solutions from a trusted value chain. DuPont™ Nomex® Partners, identified with the Nomex® Partner seal, are carefully selected for their commitment to ethical principles, strong quality and innovation orientation, and detailed knowledge of end user needs.
Electric Arc Protection - Nomex®
In order to choose adequate protective clothing, the potential incident heat energy (in units of energy per surface area) caused by an electric arc and to which a worker may be exposed, needs to be calculated in a thorough risk assessment.
Nomex® Moisture Management Benefits
Fabrics and garments made of DuPont™ Nomex® help enable light-weight solutions with excellent moisture management.
DuPont Protection Technologies at the A+A trade fair: expanded protective clothing portfolio for still more safety and comfort
Tyvek® 500 HV high visibility coverall, updated Tychem® portfolio and new Tyvek® IsoClean® clean room range – 50 years of Tyvek®, Nomex® and Kevlar®
Cytostatic Contamination Protection with Tyvek® and Tychem®
In addition to providing product protection, Tyvek® and Tychem® also meet the requirements of Category III for personal protection from chemicals.
Cleanroom Protection with Tyvek® Clothing
Effective combination of personal and product protection in a Cleanroom.
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.
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