Industrial Protective Clothing — For a Job Safely Done
When worker safety comes first, there’s only one name you need to know for superior industrial protective clothing — DuPont.
Our scientists and technicians have created and rigorously tested the materials that help protect against heat, flame and fire, electric arc flash, cut hazards, chemicals, dry particles, lead, asbestos, mold and hazardous aerosols. And there is further innovation to come. Whether you’re in the oil and gas, automotive, chemical, agricultural, food processing, manufacturing, or maintenance business, there’s an industry-leading DuPont solution suited to the job you need to get done.
Learn more below about each DuPont brand’s role in industrial safety.
DuPont™ Nomex® for flame-resistant protection
Garments made of Nomex® fiber are inherently flame-resistant, lighter in weight for increased comfort, and are breathable. Innovative Nomex® fabrics rapidly dissipate sweat through the fabric, helping the wearer feel dry and more comfortable.
Nomex® is a highly cost-effective solution in terms of cost per wear thanks to its exceptional durability. The fabric can also offer additional protection against chemical hazards if it is treated with an appropriate fluorocarbon finish.
DuPont™ Kevlar® for thermal, cut and abrasion protection – plus a comfortable fit
Kevlar® fiber helps manufacturers provide strength at high temperatures, making it ideal for gloves and mittens used in high-heat applications. Kevlar® is inherently flame-resistant and will not melt – unlike nylon, polyester, and polyethylene. In addition to welders and foundry employees, also automotive, steel, glass, and metal workers all over the world trust gloves and apparel made of Kevlar® fiber.
DuPont™ Tyvek® for general industrial protection
Tyvek® helps offer an ideal balance of protection, durability and comfort to employees in industrial applications and contamination control environments, including manufacturing, pharmaceutical, automotive and utilities.
DuPont™ Tychem® for comprehensive chemical protection
Tychem® helps protect emergency response personnel and workers in a wide range of industries. Chemical protective clothing made of Tychem® has been tested against a broad range of hazardous chemicals.
DuPont™ ProShield® coveralls for non-hazardous exposure
Coveralls made of ProShield® are designed to help protecti workers against non-hazardous dry particle and light liquid splash applications.
DUPONT PRODUCTS & SERVICES
- Industrial Gloves made with Kevlar®
- Kevlar® Armor Technology
- Kevlar® Clean Technology
- Kevlar® Cut Technology
Kevlar® Thermal Protection Products Gloves & Sleeves
For hot surface contact hazards present in metal and glass forming foundries, DuPont created terry cloth made of Kevlar® fibre for use in heat-resistant gloves. Heavyweight gloves and mitts composed of 100% Kevlar® terry cloth and Kevlar® blends help offer a high level of protection for high-heat applications.
- Kevlar® Fibers
- Merck protecting staff with new DuPont™ Tychem® 6000 F FaceSeal chemical protective garment
- SNCF collaborates with DuPont to develop innovative disposable coveralls to protect railway maintenance workers
Ledoux & Tyvek® Coveralls
Purchasing Managers from the French Groupe Ledoux explain why they selected Tyvek® coveralls to protect their workforce.
CBH Group Case Study
Learn how CBH Group realized a 62.5% reduction in Loss Time Injury Frequency rate (LTIFR) from 2009 to 2012.
Aurizon Case Study
Learn how the company realized a 92% reduction in the Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate and an 89% reduction in the Medically Treated Injury Frequency Rate.
Grocon Case Study
Learn how Grocon reduced the Total Injury Frequency Rate by 81% while also increasing work productivity and efficiency.