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Cut Standards

Cut Standards

To facilitate the choice of mechanical (cut) protective clothing, both the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the European Union (EU) have developed cut standards for selection criteria.

What Keeps You Safe?

What Keeps You Safe?

“What Keeps You Safe?” PPE videos from DuPont show how heroes in firefighting, military, law enforcement, and emergency response rely on DuPont invention and innovation.

New Kevlar® Plant at Cooper River

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®.

DuPont and Government Collaboration

DuPont and Government Collaboration

DuPont government collaboration connects local and federal institutions with DuPont engineers and scientists, helping to create hundreds of protection, energy, and food solutions. Read about our deep history and how we continue to work alongside the U.S. government to help make the world a safer place.

Getting Ahead of the Curve

Getting Ahead of the Curve

Read the Pew Center case study to learn more about DuPont corporate strategies and what the company is doing to help address climate change challenges.

Cut Test Methods

Cut Test Methods

Review the various cut test methods used by regional and global standards groups to rate the level of cut protection of gloves and other accessories.

Better Safety Monitoring

Better Safety Monitoring

Download the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) market study and research paper to learn more about safety monitoring and workplace safety incidents in Europe.

EPA Guidelines

EPA Guidelines

Brief summary of the US EPA's (Environmental Protection Agency) "Level's of Protection (LOP)" as applicable to those individuals involved in handling hazardous materials. LOP's are based on the type of respiratory protection required to ensure the safety of the user under the specified conditions of use.

The Path to Operational Excellence

The Path to Operational Excellence

Read the article to learn more about why operational excellence is one of the most important contributors to an organization’s sustainable performance and growth.

Process Safety Workshop Brochure

Process Safety Workshop Brochure

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) brochure to learn more about how DSS can help improve your business through Process Safety & Operational Risk Management Workshops.

Lasting Process Safety Improvements

Lasting Process Safety Improvements

Learn how DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) can help improve process safety management systems through customized solutions to unique business challenges.

Operational Discipline Eight Step Approach

Operational Discipline Eight Step Approach

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article on the simple and effective eight step approach that can help companies with Operational Discipline implementation.

Safety In Diverse Corporate Cultures

Safety In Diverse Corporate Cultures

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article on the implementation of Process Safety Management (PSM) in workplaces with diverse corporate cultures.

Process Safety Management Audits

Process Safety Management Audits

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article to learn how to increase the effectiveness of Process Safety Management (PSM) implementation in the workplace.

Brian Rains, Global Practice Leader

Brian Rains, Global Practice Leader

Brian Rains leads our Operations Excellence practice, helping clients optimize their operations performance through a holistic approach to safety, quality, yields, assets, supply chains and energy utilization improvement.

ABA Debuts New Xtreme Family of Body Armor Solutions

ABA Debuts New Xtreme Family of Body Armor Solutions

The Safariland Group, teaming with DuPont Protection Technologies, SAATI and TexTech, announced the release of an all-new line of ABA Xtreme body armor solutions for law enforcement.

IACP/DuPont™ Kevlar® Survivors’ Club®

IACP/DuPont™ Kevlar® Survivors’ Club®

The International Association of Chiefs of Police and DuPont started the IACP/DuPont™ Kevlar® Survivors' Club® in 1987. Read about some of the lives personal body armor has saved or search our database of police report excerpts that illustrate some of the amazing ways body armor made the difference between life and death.

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®

The superior lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®, as well as its thermal-resistant protection and ease of maintenance, sets it apart from FR-treated fabrics. See how Protera® compares.

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Nomex®

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Nomex®

Durable, inherently fire-resistant Nomex® fiber has an excellent wear life and helps contribute to bottom-line savings.

Flame-Resistant Technologies – FRT vs. Inherent

Flame-Resistant Technologies – FRT vs. Inherent

What are the differences between “inherent” and “treated” flame resistant fabrics? Learn how each fabric reacts when exposed to heat, and when flame-resistant properties can be removed.

Comfort & Heat Stress

Comfort & Heat Stress

For maximum protection against fires, the body must be covered as completely as possible with flame-resistant protective clothing. This requires long pants and long sleeves, making for hot work in warm and humid climates. Understandably, industrial workers may be concerned about potential heat stress when wearing protective apparel. Learn more about the factors that can lead to heat stress, and how DuPont brands can help offer comfort and protection in protective garments.

Mieke Jacobs, Global Practice Leader

Mieke Jacobs, Global Practice Leader

Mieke Jacobs leads our Employee Safety practice, helping global clients establish a company-wide health and safety culture that increases performance and productivity, while reducing costs and workplace injuries.

Sustainable Operations: In Our DNA

Sustainable Operations: In Our DNA

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article to learn more about the long history behind the evolution of our Sustainable Operations consulting practice.

The DSS Consulting Philosophy

The DSS Consulting Philosophy

Read about the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) consulting philosophy and learn more about transformational business solutions informed by years of practical experience.

DuPont Ballistic Lab

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.

DuPont Supports the National Law Enforcement Museum

DuPont Supports the National Law Enforcement Museum

DuPont is proud to honor law enforcement officials through sponsorship and support of the National Law Enforcement Museum.

NFPA 70E® Electric Arc

NFPA 70E® Electric Arc

The NFPA 70E® electric arc flash standard addresses electrical safety–related work practices for employee workplaces that are necessary for the practical safeguarding of employees relative to the hazards associated with electrical energy during activities such as the installation, inspection, operation, maintenance, and demolition of electric conductors, electric equipment, signaling and communications conductors and equipment, and raceways.

NESC® C2 Overview

NESC® C2 Overview

NESC® C2 sets best practices and rules to protect utility workers in the construction, maintenance, and operation of electric supply and communication lines and equipment.

Thermal Regulations Overview

Thermal Regulations Overview

DuPont offers an overview of the typical regulation hazard codes and the leading thermal regulations impacting personal protective equipment (PPE).

NFPA 2113 Overview

NFPA 2113 Overview

NFPA 2113 specifies the minimum selection, care, use, and maintenance requirements for flame-resistant garments for use by industrial personnel in areas at risk from flash fires or short-duration flame exposure that are compliant with NFPA 2112.

NFPA 2112 Overview

NFPA 2112 Overview

NFPA 2112, the standard on flame-resistant garments for protection of industrial personnel against flash fire, provides minimum requirements for the design, construction, evaluation, and certification of flame-resistant garments for use by industrial personnel.

DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Awards

DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Awards

The DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Awards recognized DuPont customers’ ingenuity through products and services that incorporated new ideas, methods, technologies, or applications for Kevlar®.

Relative Culture Strength

Relative Culture Strength

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article on world-class sustainable safety performance and Relative Culture Strength.

Better Protection for Protectors

Better Protection for Protectors

Military and law enforcement need lightweight and flexible body protection, including bullet-resistant vests and helmets for use in stressful environments, to protect those who protect us.

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