Protect Your Greatest Assets with Personal Protective Equipment
Performing hazardous jobs comes with high levels of uncertainty.
From volatile chemicals to hostile enemies, the brave people who work in these high-stress fields rely on innovative personal protective equipment solutions from DuPont.
The world is changing rapidly. As more nations become industrialized and prosper, they develop a greater need for personal protective equipment. From first responders to industrial workers to warfighters, DuPont provides science-based solutions to address this need for protection.
We understand that those who do the dirty work aren’t made of stone, and we’re committed to providing solutions for keeping them as safe as possible from on-the-job hazards. Our personal protective equipment (PPE) solutions include some of the most trusted brands in the industry: Kevlar® aramid fiber for ballistic vehicle armor and cut and abrasion protection, Nomex® fiber for flame hazards, Tychem® garments for liquid and gas chemical hazards, and Tyvek® garments for dry particulate hazards. By collaborating with industries, communities, and governments, we can engineer and offer the latest personal protective equipment solutions that can help keep workers safe while they continue changing and improving the world.
Uses and Applications
- Industrial Protective Clothing
- Chemical Protection
- Turnout Gear – The First Line of Defence
- Oil and Gas Personal Protective Equipment
- Tactical Vests – Law Enforcement
- Flame Resistant Clothing
- Chemical and Biological Hazard Protection
- Bodyshop - Personal Protective Equipment
- Nomex® With High-Visibility Properties
- Nomex® Arc Flash Protection
- Personal Protection in the Petrochemical and Chemical Industry
- Chemical Protection for Military and Police
- DuPont Announces Millionth Vest Made with DuPont™ Kevlar® XP™
French Ministerial Decision on Chemical Protective Garments Market
DuPont chemical protective garments comply with tough requirements of French Agency for Environmental and Occupational Health Safety.
U.S. Federal Court Issues Order for Kolon to Cease Manufacture of Heracron® Aramid Fiber for 20 Years
DuPont issued a statement after a ruling by the U.S. Federal Court in Richmond, Va., ordering Kolon Industries to stop producing and selling their Heracron® aramid fiber.
- DuPont™ Kevlar® Kicks off 50th Anniversary
DuPont™ Nomex® Partner Program Highlights Innovation at A+A
Within the framework of the Nomex® Partner Program, DuPont invited participating manufacturers to take part in the DuPont™ Nomex® Partner Garment Innovation Highlights, offering them a unique opportunity to present their latest innovations on the DuPont stand at A+A.
Information & Ideas
Thermal Regulations Overview
DuPont offers an overview of the typical regulation hazard codes and the leading thermal regulations impacting personal protective equipment (PPE).
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® & 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.
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.
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.
- CNN profiles Nomex® and a Formula I racing suit
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.
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.
- Facts Behind Performance of Nomex®
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;
- DuPont Opens Ballistics Testing Facility in Hyderabad, India
- DuPont™ SafeSPEC™ - facilitating garment selection
Safety & Protection
In the face of growing global industrialization, DuPont takes safety and protection seriously. Learn how DuPont continues to improve upon its materials and workplace safety performance to help keep all of us safe in the toughest conditions.