New Kevlar®AP for Advanced Performance
DuPont™ Kevlar® AP is a next-generation fiber that offers advanced performance, value, and increased design flexibility in many applications.
Kevlar® brand fiber is well known for its excellent strength, exceptional quality, proven performance, and light weight — and now it offers advanced performance.Over the years, it has earned a worldwide reputation for helping to dramatically improve the performance of a wide variety of consumer and industrial products.
Now, our scientists have developed the next generation of advanced fiber technology. DuPont™ Kevlar® AP (Advanced Performance Technology) offers even more advantages than the standard DuPont™ Kevlar® product, including enhanced performance, improved cost-effectiveness, and increased design flexibility, to build leaner, more robust products.
DuPont™ Kevlar® K29 AP and Kevlar® K49 AP are the first of these next-generation fibers to become commercially available.
Learn how advanced reinforcement materials such as DuPont™ Kevlar® and Nomex® can be used to design higher performance components in charge air cooler systems, enabling advantages in engine and vehicle efficiency.
Information & Ideas
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®.
DuPont™ Kevlar® Trademarking and Licensing Information
DuPont™ Kevlar® trademarking and licensing information.
Uses and Applications
- Automotive Components
- Automotive Hoses
- Belts Made of DuPont™ Kevlar®
- Kevlar® for Stronger Brake Pads, Clutches & Gaskets
Kevlar® reinforcement helps reduce weight without compromising strength in marine, energy, and maritime vessel composites.
- Kevlar® for Oil & Gas Applications
- Fiber Optics