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New DuPont™ Tychem® Garments Offer Improved Hazard Protection and Comfort

New DuPont™ Tychem® Garments Offer Improved Hazard Protection and Comfort

DuPont has added more innovations to its protective garment range with enhanced design features that offer improved personal protection while ensuring comfort and ease of movement for the wearer.

DuPont introduces DuPont™ Tyvek® 800 J limited-use coverall

DuPont introduces DuPont™ Tyvek® 800 J limited-use coverall

A+A 2013 marks the market launch of the new Tyvek® 800 J coverall by DuPont, the specialists in innovative body protection.

Cleanroom Protection with Tyvek® Clothing

Cleanroom Protection with Tyvek® Clothing

Effective combination of personal and product protection in a Cleanroom.

Virus hunters search for the next deadly disease outbreak wearing Tyvek® coveralls

Virus hunters search for the next deadly disease outbreak wearing Tyvek® coveralls

Meet the researchers who enter the depths of the earth in search of deadly pathogens with the potential to cause outbreaks.

Tyvek® 500 Xpert Ecopack

New packaging concept for DuPont™ Tyvek® 500 Xpert can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions

New packaging concept for DuPont™ Tyvek® 500 Xpert can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions

DuPont™ Tyvek® 500 Xpert Eco-Pack can have a significantly reduced impact on the environment when compared to its standard packaging format.

DuPont™ Tyvek® 800 J protective garment increases the safety and comfort of operators at S.G.A.-J.Meyer

DuPont™ Tyvek® 800 J protective garment increases the safety and comfort of operators at S.G.A.-J.Meyer

Sanitation and cleaning operations on site involve risks for the operators. In accordance with its safety procedures, S.G.A.-J. Meyer recently called on DuPont to replace all its protective clothing, opting for the new DuPont™ Tyvek® 800 J garment.

"DuPont unveils single layer, triple-threat protection garment Tychem® ThermoPro at A+A 2015"

"DuPont unveils single layer, triple-threat protection garment Tychem® ThermoPro at A+A 2015"

A+A 2015 marks the introduction of DuPont™ Tychem® ThermoPro, a new single layer, triple-threat protection garment from DuPont Protection Technologies.

Tyvek® 800J for breathable liquid-tight protection

Tyvek® 800J for breathable liquid-tight protection

The technical development of protective fabrics and garments has, quite rightly, been performance-led. But with highly effective protection now available for the majority of industrial, medical and environmental risks the focus is turning to improving the wearability of safety clothing and accessories. The new Tyvek® 800J limited-use chemical protective garment combines Tyvek® fabric breathability with 'Type 3' protection against pressurised jets of liquids and water-based chemicals.

The Tychem® difference

DuPont™ SafeSPEC™ - facilitating garment selection

Donning and Doffing

Donning and Doffing

Learn more about the correct procedures for the donning and doffing of personal protective coveralls.

Excellent Permeation Resistance to Chemicals

Excellent Permeation Resistance to Chemicals

Independent tests confirm that protective clothing made of DuPont™ Tyvek® provides excellent permeation resistance to chemicals.

Cytostatic Contamination Protection with Tyvek® and Tychem®

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.

New Tychem® TK suits from DuPont provide total head-to-toe protection in industrial, emergency response and domestic preparedness applications

New Tychem® TK suits from DuPont provide total head-to-toe protection in industrial, emergency response and domestic preparedness applications

In emergency response situations, it is critical to ensure that personnel are fully protected from any risk of exposure to toxic or corrosive substances. DuPont has therefore introduced the new Tychem® TK full encapsulation suit.

Single-use Tyvek® IsoClean® vs. Polyester reusable textile - penetration and wettability by liquids (droplet tests)

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.

Single-use Tyvek® IsoClean® vs. Polyester reusable textile - penetration by hydrostatic head

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.

Nomex® Moisture Management Benefits

Nomex® Moisture Management Benefits

Fabrics and garments made of DuPont™ Nomex® help enable light-weight solutions with excellent moisture management.

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Trends in chemical protective clothing: High wearer comfort, multiple protection and integration of additional functions

Trends in chemical protective clothing: High wearer comfort, multiple protection and integration of additional functions

At A+A 2015 DuPont Personal Protection offers an insight into current developments in chemical protective clothing

Planning for large-scale clean-ups

Planning for large-scale clean-ups

A clean-up operation can take many forms and it is this need for readiness against a multitude of possible events that presents one of the biggest challenges to the emergency planner.

Environmental Emergency and Other Large Scale Clean-ups

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.

Chemical Protection - considerations for PPE when handling hazardous chemicals

DuPont Guide on Chemical Risk Assessment

DuPont Guide on Chemical Risk Assessment

There are multiple protection needs to consider when choosing chemical protective garments. Performing a thorough workplace risk assessment is essential to selecting safe, comfortable and compliant chemical protective clothing for industrial workers.

Nomex® Garment Weight Benefits

Nomex® Garment Weight Benefits

Typical protective fabrics made of Nomex® fibres can be up to 40% lighter than cotton and cotton-blended fabrics which were treated with flame-retardant chemicals.

Electric Static Discharge Protection Nomex®

Electric Static Discharge Protection Nomex®

Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can lead to the generation of sparks with energy levels sufficient to ignite possible surrounding vapours, aerosols of flammable liquids or dust particles, leading to an explosion.

Chemical Splash Protection Nomex®

Chemical Splash Protection Nomex®

Chemical hazards can occur in conjunction with thermal hazards, such as accidental splashes of chemical products onto protective clothing, or through leakages of chemical products.

Cost Effectiveness of Nomex®

Cost Effectiveness of Nomex®

DuPont™ Nomex® fibre is a highly cost-effective solution in terms of cost per wear thanks to its exceptional durability.

Safety and More = DuPont PPE Products

Safety and More = DuPont PPE Products

DuPont provides excellent garments for workers that may be exposed to a multitude of chemical hazards and helps customers to address their needs. Precisely understanding work-related hazards assists safety managers in making their selection from a wide range of PPE products.

DuPont Guide on Personal Chemical Protection

DuPont Guide on Personal Chemical Protection

Workers can be exposed to a multitude of hazards, from chemicals, dusts, radioactive particles, fibres, dioxins and lubricants, to biological and phytosanitary substances. DuPont assists safety managers in making their PPE selection and provides excellent chemical protective garments.

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