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Personal Protective Equipment

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.

NEWS

CASE STUDIES

  • Airbus

    At Toulouse-Blagnac, AIRBUS uses DuPont Tyvek®/Tychem® coveralls to help protect workers during paint spraying, aircraft maintenance and inspections.

  • DuPont™ Tyvek® provides a legacy of protection at Severfield Reeve

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    Energiewerke Nord GmbH has been relying on protective coveralls made from DuPont™ Tyvek® for over ten years

  • LAÏTA

    In order to optimise the cleaning and disinfection of its workshops, whilst ensuring the comfort and safety of employees, the cooperative dairy company LAÏTA has opted for the new Tyvek® 800 J single-use protective garment.

  • DuPont and Paul Boyé Technologies, Partners in Quality

    To meet the requirements of the French Ministry of Defence, French manufacturer of uniforms, combat gear and PPE Paul Boyé Technologies chose the latest innovation developed by DuPont: Kevlar® Impact Control (IC) 600D.

  • Ledoux & Tyvek® Coveralls

    Purchasing Managers from the French Groupe Ledoux explain why they selected Tyvek® coveralls to protect their workforce.

  • Heraeus Quarzglas Training Workshop

    At Heraeus Quarzglas safety at work is a top priority. In addition to safe procedures and protective clothing made of Nomex® fibre, the firm relies on the fact that its employees are trained to be extremely aware of the importance of safe working practices.

  • New Search & Rescue Safety Glove from SEIZ

    60,000 members of THW Technisches Hilfswerk (German Urban Search and Rescue Association) are better protected thanks to the new safety glove manufactured by SEIZ that incorporates DuPont™ Kevlar® and DuPont™ Nomex® fibres.

  • West Midlands Fire Service

    The West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) has taken delivery of the latest heat and flame protection technology in its selection of a new firefighting turnout gear made of Hainsworth® TITAN fabric that incorporates DuPont™, Nomex® and DuPont™ Kevlar® fibres.

  • London Fire Brigade Outfits 6,000 with TITAN®

    London Fire Brigade is taking advantage of the latest technology from DuPont and Hainsworth in its selection of a new firefighting kit made of TITAN® fabric incorporating DuPont™ Nomex® and DuPont™ Kevlar® fibres.

  • Nomex® Protects Derbyshire firefighters

    Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service chooses firefighting kit made of TITAN® fabric incorporating DuPont™ Nomex® fibres for each of its 826 firefighters.

  • Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Kits

    Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service becomes the first in the UK to use the latest technology from DuPont and Hainsworth for its new fire fighting kit, made of TITAN® fabric which incorporates the renowned fibers DuPont™ Nomex® and DuPont™ Kevlar®.

INFORMATION & IDEAS

  • Professor Tytonius & Tyvek® Protection

    DuPont introduces Professor Victor Tytonius, the cyber scientist who specialises in worker protection and chemical protective clothing and materials.

  • 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.

  • Keeping superbugs at bay

    The Ebola crisis and the escalating fight against untreatable bacterial and viral diseases show no signs of abating and point towards a new level of risk for paramedics and other emergency responders.

  • A-plus-A-2013

    At A+A, DuPont will present new Type 3 chemical suits from its DuPont™ Tyvek® and DuPont™ Tychem® portfolios as well as innovative heat & flame and arc protective solutions made with DuPont™ Nomex®

  • New DuPont™ Tychem® 4000 S disposable coverall for comfortable and effective protection

    Dusseldorf, 5 November 2013. DuPont, specialists in innovative body protection, is introducing at A+A 2013 a new Tychem® coverall that provides a new alternative for workers seeking safe and comfortable protection in more demanding applications.

  • 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® & 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.

  • 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.

  • DuPont Launches Online Nomex® Garment Catalogue

    Recognising that today’s customers are always looking for quick, simple and convenient solutions, DuPont has launched its new Online Nomex® Garment Catalogue – a dedicated site that showcases a complete range of garments containing Nomex®.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Nomex Partner Programme for A+A Launch

    DuPont is internationally renowned for its high-quality, intelligent flame resistant fibre, DuPont™ Nomex®.

INDUSTRIES

  • 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.