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New Kevlar® Plant at Cooper River

New Kevlar® Plant at Cooper River

The new plant near Charleston, South Carolina, together with our other global assets, helps DuPont meet strong and growing global demand for Kevlar®.

Advantages of DuPont™ Tyvek® for the pharmaceutical industry

Advantages of DuPont™ Tyvek® for the pharmaceutical industry

DuPont protective garments provide reliable protection of workers as well as sensitive pharmaceutical processes and products, based on scientific expertise in people protection and unique properties of the lightweight and durable Tyvek® fabric.

DuPont Coveralls for the pharmaceutical industry

DuPont Coveralls for the pharmaceutical industry

DuPont coveralls are designed for use in pharmaceutical, medical device and biotech settings where high standards for particle and microbiological contamination control are required, either when it comes to drug manufacturing, medical device manufacturing or maintenance in various hospital and healthcare environments.

Cleanroom Protection with Tyvek® Protective Apparel

Cleanroom Protection with Tyvek® Protective Apparel

Contamination protection for products and processes in cleanrooms requires effective particle barrier clothing, while personal protection from hazardous substances requires an effective defence against biological and chemical substances. Tyvek® protective apparel covers such cleanroom protection needs very well.

Because Tyvek® Makes the Difference

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® & Thermal Protection Performance Test

Nomex® & Thermal Protection Performance Test

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

DuPont™ Nomex® Partner Program

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.

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.

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.

Donning and Doffing

Donning and Doffing

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

Workers Safety – Hazard & Solution

Workers Safety – Hazard & Solution

From first responders to industrial workers, DuPont provides protective apparel solutions to meet Industry safety needs. DuPont Personal Protection offers a wide range of proven, science-based solutions including some of the most trusted brands in the industry: Nomex® for thermal hazards; Kevlar® for cut and abrasion protection;Tyvek® for dry particulate hazards; and Tychem® for liquid and gas chemical hazards;

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.

Working Safely in Potentially Explosive Areas

Working Safely in Potentially Explosive Areas

Learn why protective equipment needs to be certified for use in potentially explosive atmospheres, or “Ex-zones”, and how DuPont™ Tyvek® and DuPont™ Tychem® can help protect workers in these zones.

Nomex® & the Thermo-Man® Test

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.

Nomex Innovation Highlights release

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.

Dupont Celebrates 50th Anniversary of The Iconic Brand, Kevlar®, At A+A 2015

Dupont Celebrates 50th Anniversary of The Iconic Brand, Kevlar®, At A+A 2015

DuPont Protection Technologies celebrates the 50th anniversary of its advanced, high strength fiber for ballistic and cut protection; Kevlar® at on its stand (Hall 05-A40) at A+A 2015.

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.

Facts Behind Performance of Nomex®

Facts Behind Performance of Nomex®

Nomex® is a fibre of choice for fire fighters garments around the globe, as it has been designed to protect. When Nomex® carbonizes; it’s absorbing the heat, translating that heat into a protective char barrier, preventing that heat from entering the garment and the fire fighter’s body.

Nomex® Wash & Care Recommendations

Nomex® Wash & Care Recommendations

Garments of DuPont™ Nomex® fibre can be cleaned by home or industrial laundry or dry cleaning. The following suggestions will help keep your garments looking their best and optimise their wear life.

Protecting Nomex® Production

Protecting Nomex® Production

The DuPont™ Nomex® Partner Program is a carefully-selected network of customer-oriented and progressive weavers and garment manufacturers in Europe who adhere to the rigorous quality controls of DuPont for their fabrics and garments. A unique label on the garment aids identification and provides customers in Europe with a quality mark from reputable suppliers who offer genuine products with Nomex®.

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.

Nomex® Moisture Management Benefits

Nomex® Moisture Management Benefits

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

Nomex® Label Program

Nomex® Label Program

The DuPont™ Nomex® Label Program assists European customers in identification and providing a quality mark from reputable suppliers they can trust to offer products with Nomex®.

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.

CE Regulations for Nomex® PPE

CE Regulations for Nomex® PPE

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

Flame-Resistant Clothing for Laboratory Work

Flame-Resistant Clothing for Laboratory Work

When working in a laboratory environment where exposure to flame is a hazard, flame-resistant garments help to minimize potential burn injury during short-term and emergency exposure to flame in laboratory work.

Comfort & Heat Stress

Comfort & Heat Stress

For maximum protection against fires, the body must be covered as completely as possible with flame-resistant protective clothing. This requires long pants and long sleeves, making for hot work in warm and humid climates. Understandably, industrial workers may be concerned about potential heat stress when wearing protective apparel. Learn more about the factors that can lead to heat stress, and how DuPont brands can help offer comfort and protection in protective garments.

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®

The superior lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®, as well as its thermal-resistant protection and ease of maintenance, sets it apart from FR-treated fabrics. See how Protera® compares.

Understanding Cut Protection

Understanding Cut Protection

When it comes to specifying protective gloves, there are many things to consider.

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 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.

Cut Standards for Protective Gloves

Cut Standards for Protective Gloves

To facilitate the choice of mechanical (cut) protective clothing, both the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the European Union (EU) have developed cut standards for selection criteria.

Gloves made of Kevlar® Q&A

Gloves made of Kevlar® Q&A

View answers to some of the most frequently asked questions DuPont receives about industrial gloves made of Kevlar® fibre.

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.

Choosing the Correct Type 4 Chemical Protective Coverall

Choosing the Correct Type 4 Chemical Protective Coverall

Online training provided by DuPont Personal Protection to assist you in choosing your Type 4 chemical protective coverall.

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.

Thermal Regulations Overview

Thermal Regulations Overview

DuPont offers an overview of the typical regulation hazard codes and the leading thermal regulations impacting personal protective equipment (PPE).

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Nomex®

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Nomex®

Durable, inherently fire-resistant Nomex® fiber has an excellent wear life and helps contribute to bottom-line savings.

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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