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Electric Arc Protection - Nomex®

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.

Dupont Launches Next-Generation Multi-Hazard Protection – Nomex® MHP

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 Nomex® MHP fabric will be on display on the DuPont booth at this year’s A+A (Hall 05-A40). This fabric represents the next-generation of protection against heat and flame, arc flash and small molten metal splashes for industrial areas.

Protection in Action with Dupont™ Nomex® 3DP Fabric

Protection in Action with Dupont™ Nomex® 3DP Fabric

Nomex® 3DP outer shell fabric from DuPont; will be on display on the DuPont booth at A+A 2015 (Hall 05-A40). The fabric provides high protection and comfort levels, improving the safety of the wearer by extending escape time in situations when every second counts. The fabric is the latest innovation from DuPont.

New 48h Express Service for Dupont™ Nomex® - Launched at A+A 2015

New 48h Express Service for Dupont™ Nomex® - Launched at A+A 2015

Visitors to the DuPont booth at A+A 2015 will have access to a new, easy order and swift 48h delivery service for selected high quality garments made with DuPont™ Nomex® and a show ‘Offer’ with discounts available to make the latest in protection even more affordable.

Dupont™ Nomex® Thermal-Industrial Innovation Awards Bring Innovation to the Forefront at A+A 2015

Dupont™ Nomex® Thermal-Industrial Innovation Awards Bring Innovation to the Forefront at A+A 2015

DuPont Protection Technologies will showcase the winners of the DuPont™ Nomex® Thermal-Industrial Innovation Award at this year’s A+A (Hall 5, Stand A40). The safety, security and health at work international trade fair with congress takes place from 27th October to 30th October 2015 in Düsseldorf.

New DuPont™ Nomex® 3DP

New DuPont™ Nomex® 3DP

The new Nomex® 3DP outer shell fabric includes intelligent Flux Technology. Building on over 40 years of successfully keeping firefighters safe, this new patented outer shell fabric is the latest innovation from DuPont and completes its Nomex® portfolio. Its integrated fabric technology provides extended escape time and gives extra seconds of wearer safety in situations where every second counts.

UK & NYFD firefighters mark 9/11 with golf tournament

UK & NYFD firefighters mark 9/11 with golf tournament

Firefighters from UK and New York fire services recently came together for a competitive golf tournament in memory of the firefighters who lost their lives during the September 11th attacks.

Find Britain in your DuPont™ Nomex® turnout gear

Find Britain in your DuPont™ Nomex® turnout gear

Who knew that each time you put on your Nomex® fire fighter turnout gear you might be wearing a little bit of British history? Whilst Nomex®, the fibre that provides the heat and flame protection in turnout gear, is manufactured and distributed the world over, its roots are in Great Britain.

FEU Conference Round Up

FEU Conference Round Up

The FEU (Federation of the European Union (FEU) Fire Officer Association) Conference was buzzing with the atmosphere of excitement, with attendees enthusing about the benefits of the meeting. Here’s what some of the attendees had to say

A collaborative approach to Fire and Rescue Services

A collaborative approach to Fire and Rescue Services

The first of April 2013 saw the biggest shake up in fire and rescue services in the UK since the Second World War. The transition from eight Scottish regional services into one was the culmination of more than a year of exceptionally hard work from fire and rescue service personnel across Scotland.

Time is of the Essence

Time is of the Essence

Time plays a crucial role in the protection cycle of PPE and so it is important that firefighters consider how their garments behave and interact with the wearer during and after these events to ensure they take the correct course of action and are properly protected.

Nomex® & Thermal Protection Performance Test

Nomex® & Thermal Protection Performance Test

The Thermal Protection Performance Test measures the thermal protection level of a fabric.

CE Regulations for Nomex® PPE

CE Regulations for Nomex® PPE

CE marks, norms and regulations are important criteria when choosing Personal Protective Equipment.

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