Heat & flame protection


Beat the heat with fire resistant clothing


Fire is unpredictable. And deadly. That’s why workers who face on-the-job threats of fire and electric arc hazards rely on (FR) clothing made with DuPont™ Nomex®.

Every day around the world, in labs, on battlefields, in burning buildings and countless other hot spots, this advanced fiber helps keep millions of workers safe from extreme danger. The inherent protection of Nomex® fiber—protection that can’t be washed out or worn away—is an essential safeguard for emergency responders, military troops, police officers, scientists and industrial workers around the world, all who trust the durability and advanced flame-resistant properties of Nomex® to help bring them home safe.


Firefighters put hoods made with DuPont™ Nomex® Nano Flex to the test.


Nomex® fabric solutions

The tested and proven performance of DuPont™ Nomex® is now available in lightweight, comfortable, highly breathable fabrics that meet or exceed international standards for protection and performance.


PPE Solutions for Emergency Response

DuPont is more focused than ever on providing innovative protection solutions and expert technical support tailored to meet the specific needs of emergency responders around the world.


Electric arc protection: hazards, standards, terminology and protective garments

In this webinar, the DuPont Personal Protection team will lead you through all aspects related to electric arc hazards, including definitions and norms but also protective measures and solutions.

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Flame-resistant clothing standards

DuPont works with companies, governments, academics and scientists to develop a vast range of garments and products that protect life. Read more about key thermal regulations to find out how.


Tested for the hazards you face

Thermo-Man® is the world’s most advanced life-size thermal burn evaluation system. Our Thermo-Man® units use state-of-the-art technology to demonstrate the durability and superior flame-resistance Nomex® delivers compared to other FR solutions.

See Thermo-Man® in action