Industrial workers work with and around hazardous particles and chemical
The DuPont™ Tychem® range helps offer chemical protection against an exceptionally broad range of dangers – even
In harm’s way
Different applications mean different safety requirements, which may demand different types of protective clothing. Hazardous substances used in this industry include highly flammable organic solvents – aldehyde, ketone, aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbon, alcohol and ester substance classes – many of which have toxic and/or carcinogenic properties. There are also highly corrosive acid and alkaline reagents for many chemical reactions and purification processes.
DuPont suits protect against chemicals and infective agents
DuPont presents its latest protective clothing of Tyvek® and Tychem® for use against chemicals, hazardous substances
As a single-use protection against a wide array of water-based low concentration chemicals and small size particles and cross-contamination prevention, DuPont offers Tyvek® 600 Plus, type 4-B. Tyvek® 600 Plus suits consist of high-tech
Tested to extremes
Liquid penetration is a physical process whereby a liquid penetrates a fabric by passing through pores or holes in the fabric. EN ISO 5630 penetration test results at one minute of exposure to the hazardous substance – rarely the case in working conditions – showed virtually no difference between the three materials (SMS, Tyvek®, Microporous Film). Permeation, on the other hand, is the process by which a hazardous liquid chemical moves through protective clothing on a molecular level. The EN ISO 6529 permeation test assesses long-term response up to 8
Tychem® materials offer the highest level of protection from hazardous organic substances and infective agents according to EN 14126. The hoods on Tychem® suits allow freedom in head movement without reducing the wearer’s vision, while also ensuring a tight fit of the respirator. The ideal fit of Tychem® suits is further enhanced by elastic around the waist and on arm and leg cuffs, which also helps reduce the risk of leakage at the openings. The
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- Merck protecting staff with new DuPont™ Tychem® 6000 F FaceSeal chemical protective garment
At Toulouse-Blagnac, AIRBUS uses DuPont Tyvek®/Tychem® coveralls to help protect workers during paint spraying, aircraft maintenance and inspections.
- Energiewerke Nord GmbH has been relying on protective coveralls made from DuPont™ Tyvek® for over ten years
- DuPont™ Tyvek® provides a legacy of protection at Severfield Reeve
DuPont Trains Fleet Street News Crews in Biohazard Protection
DuPont trains Fleet Street broadcasting and print media news teams for the possibility of a flu pandemic or other biohazard emergency.
Tychem® Helps Protect Workers at Fertiliser Producer AB Lifosa
Lithuanian phosphoric fertiliser producer AB Lifosa uses DuPont protective clothing Tychem® to help keep employees protected and comfortable.
How Holcim Cement Workers Switched to Tyvek® Coverall
Cement production employees at Holcim AG have switched from disposable SMS garments to DuPontTM TYVEK® chemical protective garments.
Ledoux & Tyvek® Coveralls
Purchasing Managers from the French Groupe Ledoux explain why they selected Tyvek® coveralls to protect their workforce.
Luna Rossa uses Tyvek® Coveralls from DuPont
LUNA ROSSA yacht builders select DuPont™ Tyvek® coveralls to help protect them from potentially harmful substances during boat construction.
Altona Ambulance Service Uses Tychem® F to Protect from Pathogens
Altona Ambulance Service turns to Tychem® F as a bio-barrier against highly contagious pathogens.
Boat builder Boneteau protects its employees with DuPont™ Tyvek®
DuPont™ Tyvek® helps provide shipyard employees at Bénéteau with reliable and effective protection from water and dry particle-based chemicals.
INFORMATION & IDEAS
- Tyvek® 500 Xpert Ecopack
DuPont introduces DuPont™ Tyvek® 800 J limited-use coverall
A+A 2013 marks the market launch of the new Tyvek® 800 J coverall by DuPont, the specialists in innovative body protection.
New DuPont™ Tychem® Garments Offer Improved Hazard Protection and Comfort
DuPont has added more innovations to its protective garment range with enhanced design features that offer improved personal protection while ensuring comfort and ease of movement for the wearer.
- Tyvek® 500 Xpert Ecopack
New packaging concept for DuPont™ Tyvek® 500 Xpert can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions
DuPont™ Tyvek® 500 Xpert Eco-Pack can have a significantly reduced impact on the environment when compared to its standard packaging format.
DuPont™ Tyvek® 800 J protective garment increases the safety and comfort of operators at S.G.A.-J.Meyer
Sanitation and cleaning operations on site involve risks for the operators. In accordance with its safety procedures, S.G.A.-J. Meyer recently called on DuPont to replace all its protective clothing, opting for the new DuPont™ Tyvek® 800 J garment.
- Tyvek® 800J for breathable liquid-tight protection
- DuPont turns up the heat at A+A 2015
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®
- DuPont™ SafeSPEC™ - facilitating garment selection
Donning and Doffing
Learn more about the correct procedures for the donning and doffing of personal protective coveralls.
Cytostatic Contamination Protection with Tyvek® and Tychem®
In addition to providing product protection, Tyvek® and Tychem® also meet the requirements of Category III for personal protection from chemicals.