USES AND APPLICATIONS
DuPont™ Kevlar® and DuPont™ Nomex® helps manufacturers in aerospace, marine, and rail industries to build aircraft, ships, and rail carriages. Learn how the remarkable performance characteristics of Kevlar® and Nomex® can help to increase fuel efficiency – and decrease operating and maintenance costs.
DuPont™ Nomex® and Kevlar® fibres bring together flame and temperature resistance, strength, reinforcement, and other properties that can help improve hoses, tyres, belts, filters and other automotive components.
DuPont™ Kevlar® and DuPont™ Nomex® brand fibres help improve the safety, performance, and durability of automotive components such as automotive hoses for a wide variety of vehicles, from passenger cars and trucks to professional racecars.
Learn why proper safety measures such as wearing garments made of DuPont™ Tyvek® or DuPont™ Tychem® should be applied in industry and trade to help protect from the frequently underestimated dangers of surface treatments and coatings.
In electrical insulation applications, Nomex® products helps provide durability, reliability, and the dielectric properties needed to help keep motors, generators, and transformers running smoothly, even under conditions of extreme heat.
Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) suits are designed using inherent flame-resistant inner and outer layers made of Nomex® fibre and flexible, semi-rigid and rigid ballistic protective elements made of Kevlar® fibre. The suits are tailored for protection and mobility, dexterity and comfort for each body part.
For a trusted source of protection, firefighters look for turnout gear made of Nomex® and Kevlar® fibers.
As leader in flame-resistant protection technology, DuPont helps protect industrial workers, firefighters, police officers and military forces against fire hazards.
Learn how the inherent thermal resistance of DuPont™ Nomex® makes it ideal for high-temperature automotive applications, including heat shields and other under-the-hood applications.
The excellent strength-to-weight ratio of DuPont™ Nomex® and DuPont™ Kevlar® brings performance and value to industries such as mass transportation, construction, and marine shipping.
DuPont™ Nomex® is an inherently thermal-resistant fibre that can withstand extreme stress. Learn how this innovative fibre provides an ideal solution for high-temperature hot gas filtration applications.
Our scientists and technicians have created and rigorously tested our leading brands used in industrial protective clothing, including Nomex®, Tychem®, Tyvek® and Kevlar®. Learn more about their roles in industrial safety and worker protection.
Military clothing with thermal protection made of Nomex® fibre helps keep combat personnel safe in life-or-death situations.
Military clothing with thermal protection made with Nomex® fiber helps safeguard our warfighters against the life-and-death challenges they face.
Fabrics of Nomex® help allow for an excellent lightweight and arc flash protection performance.
FR clothing made with Nomex® fiber helps protect workers in the oil & gas industry against intense heat and flames, electric arc and molten metal splashes, while being comfortable to wear and more cost-effective than FR-treated cotton garments.
Nomex® ProVis fabric offers inherent protection from heat and flame, from molten metal splashes, and from heat of an electric arc; it is anti-static and performs in environments where high day light visibility is required.
Learn what type of hazards workers face in the oil and gas industry and how DuPont™ Tyvek®, DuPont™ Tychem® and DuPont™ Nomex® brands help offer protection against.
Learn how garments of DuPont™ Nomex®, DuPont™ Tyvek® and DuPont™ Tychem® help protect operators and technicians from hazards in the petrochemical industry.
Racing suits made of Nomex® fiber play a pivotal role in helping to provide the valuable seconds racing professionals need to escape fires that result from both on-track collisions and pit accidents. See why 95% of racing professionals around the world wear Nomex®.