Kevlar® fiber for Military - KM2 Plus – the most protective DuPont fiber for the most hazardous duty.
When counterinsurgency goes kinetic, DuPont responds. It always has. As the threat changes so must the response, so Kevlar® fiber continues to evolve. Kevlar® KM2 Plus fiber is our highest grade protective fiber for military use and offers increased process-ability for conversion to woven fabrics and structures for ballistic fabric weavers and body armor manufacturers.
The Kevlar® brand stands for proven protection now and in the future. It will continue to evolve to address future military needs for soldier protection system requirements.
DuPont created Kevlar® KM2® Plus — an evolution of the popular Kevlar® brand fiber.Military combat helmets and tactical vests made with Kevlar® KM2® Plus helps manufacturers provide superior resistance against bullets and fragments, while maintaining a lighter weight for increased comfort and mobility. When woven into a fabric, it helps the fabric meet the requirements for military performance specs, including:
- Helps contribute to fabric flexibility
- Excellent thermal stability at temperature extremes
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DuPont Ballistic Lab
DuPont state-of-the-art ballistic testing laboratories are designed to give our research scientists, engineers, customers, and end users a valuable tool for assessing the reliability of body armor, helmets, or vehicle armor.
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®.