Kevlar® XP™ for Soft Body Armor — Comfort and Protection
The job of keeping the public safe requires a combination of high-level protection and high-level comfort. It’s why DuPont developed the next-generation of patented fabric technology used in Kevlar® XP™ technology for Soft Body Armor.
Situations can change drastically in just a matter of seconds. Law enforcement officers need to react on instinct. That’s why we’ve made a combination of comfort and protection a priority. Kevlar® XP™ technology for Soft Body Armor features a patented woven fabric technology that helps enable vests to weigh at least 10% less than those made with other commercially available technologies, while still being made of Kevlar® material.
Kevlar® XP™ technology for Soft Body Armor helps offer more bullet-stopping power. This patented technology helps provides approximately a 15% reduction in back face deformation and superior ballistic performance in a 100% Kevlar® solution. Kevlar® XP™ for Soft Body Armor technology helps manufacturers provide more comfortable vest designs with at least a 10% reduction in overall weight, helping to give officers the freedom of movement they need to protect themselves, their partners, and the public.
Product Data Sheets (5)
- Kevlar® Life Protection Brand Brochure (PDF)
- Kevlar® XP™ Overview (PDF)
- Reference Designs for Vests with Kevlar® XP™ (PDF)
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