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DuPont Celebrates 50th Anniversary of DuPont™ Tyvek®

DuPont Celebrates 50th Anniversary of DuPont™ Tyvek®

DuPont Protection Solutions today announced the 50th anniversary of DuPont™ Tyvek®, a unique nonwoven material that has enabled new dimensions of protection, security and safety in a wide variety of industries and applications. To mark this major milestone, celebratory events will be held throughout the year to not only pay tribute to the past, but to focus on the future.

New! DuPont™ Tyvek® Classic Xpert

New! DuPont™ Tyvek® Classic Xpert

After 18 years of successfully protecting people and processes with Tyvek® Classic, DuPont has developed the second generation coverall, Tyvek® Classic Xpert, to provide superior level of protection and comfort in the Type 5/6 category.

Tychem® accessories for use in agriculture

Tychem® accessories for use in agriculture

The range of DuPont™ Tychem® C and Tychem® F accessories from DuPont, are now certified as partial body Chemical Protective Clothing Category III, Type PB [3].

French Ministerial Decision on Chemical Protective Garments Market

French Ministerial Decision on Chemical Protective Garments Market

DuPont chemical protective garments comply with tough requirements of French Agency for Environmental and Occupational Health Safety.

DuPont™ Nomex® Partner Program Highlights Innovation at A+A

DuPont™ Nomex® Partner Program Highlights Innovation at A+A

Within the framework of the Nomex® Partner Program, DuPont invited participating manufacturers to take part in the DuPont™ Nomex® Partner Garment Innovation Highlights, offering them a unique opportunity to present their latest innovations on the DuPont stand at A+A.

Nomex® Innovation Awards

Nomex® Innovation Awards

In June 2010, the DuPont™ Nomex® Innovation Award ceremony took place at the Eurosatory show in Paris, an annual exhibition that gathers the World defence market.

Spring element made of Delrin® 100PE

Spring element made of Delrin® 100PE

GENEVA, May 10, 2012 – Buffer-stops made of the low-emission grade DuPont™ Delrin® 100PE acetal resin cushion the impact when mechanically-adjustable steering columns, from ThyssenKrupp Presta of Eschen, Liechtenstein, reach full horizontal adjustment.

Plastic Helps Improve Fuel Economy

Plastic Helps Improve Fuel Economy

TROY, MI, Jan 24, 2012 – Tata Toyo’s adoption of DuPont™ Zytel® PLUS nylon resin for three hot- and cold-side charge air coolers used on four vehicles of a major Indian auto OEM across passenger car, UV (Utility Vehicle) and LCV (Light Commercial Vehicle) segment illustrates the material’s performance and the benefits of collaborating with a global materials-science company like DuPont.

Scania eliminates 6 kg from truck sump with Zytel®

Scania eliminates 6 kg from truck sump with Zytel®

Geneva, Switzerland, Jun 28, 2012 – The lightweight yet equally robust oil sump – the lower shell of the oil pan module - is amongst the host of innovative technical solutions incorporated by Scania in its new Euro 6 engines.

Toyota Adopts Sorona® EP Polymer

Toyota Adopts Sorona® EP Polymer

TOKYO, JAPAN, Jul 7, 2011 – Toyota's new hybrid vehicle, "Prius α" (Prius alpha), features automotive interior parts made of DuPont™ Sorona® EP polymer, a high-performance, renewably sourced thermoplastic resin, contributing to the advanced interior design while also reducing the environmental footprint.

Jounce bumper featured at FAKUMA, 2012

Jounce bumper featured at FAKUMA, 2012

DuPont Performance Polymers is featuring an innovative automotive jounce bumper component to show how design, materials and processing can converge to deliver added performance and lower cost.

Survey Reveals Top Technologies

Survey Reveals Top Technologies

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich, Aug. 7, 2012 – Automakers are increasing efforts to reduce vehicle weight, optimize the internal combustion engine and electrify the vehicle to meet proposed Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards (CAFE), according to results of the second 2012 WardsAuto survey sponsored by DuPont. Results were released during the Center for Automotive Research’s Management Briefing Seminar this week.

DuPont Troy Innovation Center

DuPont Troy Innovation Center

TROY, Mich., Oct. 18, 2012 – DuPont opened its eighth Innovation Center inside its Automotive Development Center here today to provide an environment for collaboration with customers, government, academia and business partners.

Most Innovative Use of Plastics

Most Innovative Use of Plastics

LIVONIA, MI, Nov 10, 2011 – Ford, Fiat and Toyota walked away with innovation awards at last night’s Society of Plastics Engineers “Most Innovative Use of Plastics Awards” event for components that use two renewably sourced DuPont materials — DuPont™ Zytel® RS nylon resin and DuPont™ Sorona® EP polymer — and one component using DuPont™ Hytrel® TPC-ET thermoplastic elastomer.

Ultra Light Transmission Gears

Ultra Light Transmission Gears

DETROIT, MI, Mar 21, 2011 – An Ultra Light Urban Vehicle project at Bradley University shows how acetal gears — specifically gears made of DuPont™ Delrin® POM — offer strength, toughness and low-friction attributes needed to take the load generated stress in drivetrain transmission systems while significantly damping noise and reducing weight inherent in metal gears.

Delrin® POM in Automotive Interiors

Delrin® POM in Automotive Interiors

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY, Oct 20, 2011 – New low-emission DuPont™ Delrin® 300TE acetal resin (POM) is the first impact-modified POM from DuPont Performance Polymers (DuPont) to meet the automotive industry's demanding requirements for the use of plastics in vehicle interiors. This extends the scope of application for Delrin® acetal resins in vehicles to include plastic components in interiors.

Showcasing 2K Molding Technology

Showcasing 2K Molding Technology

WILMINGTON, DE, Oct 5, 2011 – DuPont Performance Polymers (DPP) will be participating with DuPont Protection Technology, showcasing 2K molding technology using DuPont™ Viton® fluoroelastomers, and DuPont™ Vamac® ethylene acrylic elastomers. DPP also will feature a video demonstrating 2K molding technology.

Integrated Electronic Connector

Integrated Electronic Connector

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, Oct 18, 2011 – A new electronic connector gasket from Dana Corp. is one of the first applications to benefit from patented 2K molding technology for the production of assemblies combining DuPont™ Vamac® ethylene acrylic elastomer (AEM) with DuPont™ Zytel® nylon resin.

Pages for Peace Project Completes Printing on DuPont™ Tyvek®

Pages for Peace Project Completes Printing on DuPont™ Tyvek®

The Big Book: Pages for Peace Foundation and DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont) today announced the completion of the World’s Biggest Peace book. The book, containing over 1,100 pages with 3,500 pieces of artwork, letters, quotes and messages of peace from such notable contributors as Nelson Mandela, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Maya Angelou, measures 12 feet tall by 10 feet wide – 20 feet when open – and is printed entirely on DuPont™ Tyvek®.

Pages for Peace Project Completes Printing on DuPont™ Tyvek®

Pages for Peace Project Completes Printing on DuPont™ Tyvek®

The Big Book: Pages for Peace Foundation and DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont) today announced the completion of the World’s Biggest Peace book. The book, containing over 1,100 pages with 3,500 pieces of artwork, letters, quotes and messages of peace from such notable contributors as Nelson Mandela, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Maya Angelou, measures 12 feet tall by 10 feet wide – 20 feet when open – and is printed entirely on DuPont™ Tyvek®.

Zytel® in Racing Safety Device

Zytel® in Racing Safety Device

WILMINGTON, DE, Nov 15, 2011 – The new HANS Sport II head and neck support device for racing drivers uses renewably sourced DuPont™ Zytel® RS polyamide resin to deliver needed impact resistance while significantly reducing weight.

Teams Help PA12 Polymer Shortage

Teams Help PA12 Polymer Shortage

WILMINGTON, DE, Apr 26, 2012 – In response to the PA12 shortage resulting from the unfortunate fire at Evonik’s manufacturing site, DuPont is working with industry associations and with customers to identify alternative materials that can be used to help manufacture components in fuel and brake systems.

Vamac® Ultra HT Raises Bar

Vamac® Ultra HT Raises Bar

Nuremberg, Germany, Jul 2, 2012 – DuPont Performance Polymers introduced DuPont™ Vamac® Ultra HT ethylene acrylic elastomer (AEM) with continuous heat resistance up to 180°C, with peaks to 200°C and improved mechanical properties at the DKT 2012 German Rubber Conference in Nuremberg this week.

DuPont –Chenguang sign joint agreement

DuPont –Chenguang sign joint agreement

WILMINGTON, Del. and BEIJING, Sept. 20, 2012– DuPont Performance Polymers and Chenguang Chemical Research Institute, a subsidiary owned by China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina), announced at the ChemChina Beijing office that they have signed definitive agreements to form a 50/50 joint venture

DuPont™ Kevlar® Sponsors ESPN’s X Games Austin 2015

DuPont™ Kevlar® Sponsors ESPN’s X Games Austin 2015

DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont) today announced that it continues its year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of DuPont™ Kevlar® with the sponsorship of ESPN’s X Games Austin 2015, June 4-7, and the release of a new two-minute R&D film featuring Kevlar® as a critical component in Big Wave surfboards.

DuPont and Reebok Collaborate on New Reebok CrossFit® Collection

DuPont and Reebok Collaborate on New Reebok CrossFit® Collection

DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont) and Reebok International (Reebok) announced the signing of a multi-year trademark license agreement for the use of the DuPont™ Kevlar® and Dare Bigger™ trademarks.

DuPont Protection Technologies and adidas Sign Trademark License Agreement

DuPont Protection Technologies and adidas Sign Trademark License Agreement

DuPont Protection Technologies and adidas Group North America today announced the signing of a multi-year trademark license agreement for the use of the DuPont™ Kevlar® and Dare Bigger™ trademarks in football cleats.

MCR Safety Launches New Glove with DuPont™ Kevlar®

MCR Safety Launches New Glove with DuPont™ Kevlar®

DuPont Protection Technologies and MCR Safety today announced the launch of a new cut-resistant glove, “Memphis Orange” with Kevlar®.

DuPont™ Kevlar® Kicks off 50th Anniversary

DuPont™ Kevlar® Kicks off 50th Anniversary

DuPont Protection Technologies today announced that it will kick-off a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of DuPont™ Kevlar® starting this week with the sponsorship of the ESPN’s X Games Aspen.

New Application Advances for Apparel

New Application Advances for Apparel

DuPont Biomaterials Combines Bio-Based Technology Expertise with Strategic Customer Partnerships to Expand Sustainable, High-Performing Fabric Options

Sorona® Oeko-Tex®-Certified

Sorona® Oeko-Tex®-Certified

DuPont Industrial Biosciences, today announced that DuPont™ Sorona® has received Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 Class 1 Certification from Oeko-Tex® and the Hohenstein Textile Testing Institute. Sorona® renewably sourced polymer is certified for use in fiber applications for textiles (apparel, home, office, and automotive interiors) and for carpet (residential, commercial and automotive including mats).

Fiber-Line Introduces New Cable Offering

Fiber-Line Introduces New Cable Offering

Protected by the durability, flexibility and lightweight strength of DuPont™ Kevlar® fibers, Fiber-Line has launched a new portfolio of cable components for broadband communications and above-ground installations.

Techplast Wins EMEA DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Award

Techplast Wins EMEA DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Award

DuPont Protection Technologies is pleased to announce the winner of the 2012 DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Awards. This year’s EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) award was bestowed to Techplast, a company based in Poland, for their innovative use of Kevlar® in SAFER® ultra-light composite cylinders.

Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers and Air Canada

Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers and Air Canada

Air Canada Cargo is pleased to introduce DuPont™ Tyvek® Air Cargo Covers, now offered as an optional value-added feature for AC Fresh and AC Pharmacair shipments.

DuPont™ Kevlar® in Mining Provides Increased Productivity

DuPont™ Kevlar® in Mining Provides Increased Productivity

DuPont Protection Technologies today announced that DuPont™ Kevlar® use in mining conveyor belts has demonstrated increased productivity and reduced annual maintenance costs.

DPT Announces Winners of Kevlar® Glove Innovation Awards

DPT Announces Winners of Kevlar® Glove Innovation Awards

DuPont Protection Technologies announced the winners of the 2014 DuPont™ Kevlar® Glove Innovation Awards in conjunction with the 2014 National Safety Council Congress & Expo in San Diego, Calif.

DuPont Announces Millionth Vest Made with DuPont™ Kevlar® XP™

DuPont Announces Millionth Vest Made with DuPont™ Kevlar® XP™

DuPont Protection Technologies today announced that over one million bullet-resistant vests made with DuPont™ Kevlar® XP™ have been sold globally since the advanced material was launched at Eurosatory in 2008.

U.S. Federal Court Issues Order for Kolon to Cease Manufacture of Heracron® Aramid Fiber for 20 Years

U.S. Federal Court Issues Order for Kolon to Cease Manufacture of Heracron® Aramid Fiber for 20 Years

DuPont issued a statement after a ruling by the U.S. Federal Court in Richmond, Va., ordering Kolon Industries to stop producing and selling their Heracron® aramid fiber.

New Carpet Collection at Greenbuild

New Carpet Collection at Greenbuild

DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced polymer is the fiber of choice for the new “What Moves You” commercial carpet collection from The Mohawk Group. The new Lees styles will be featured at the DuPont™ Sorona® Booth #1135N at Greenbuild, the leading ‘green’ design and construction exposition and conference sponsored by the U. S. Green Building Council running from Oct. 4 – 7, 2011, in Toronto, Canada.

Expanded Carpet Offering in Europe

Expanded Carpet Offering in Europe

DuPont™ Sorona® has announced further expansion into the European market with three key carpet and rug manufacturers, including The Balta Group, a global market leader. The Balta Group is officially launching the AMAIZE® carpet collection which is made with DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced polymer and patented DuPont fiber technology.

DuPont Receives BioPreferred Label

DuPont Receives BioPreferred Label

DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced fiber is one of the first 11 products approved to use the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) new product label on certified biobased products. The announcement was made by U.S. Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan at the biobased product meeting held here.

Sorona Expands Presence in Asia

Sorona Expands Presence in Asia

DuPont Industrial Biosciences today announced at Domotex Asia/ChinaFloor the addition of two new carpet manufacturers to its growing Sorona® fiber value chain, expanding its presence in the Asia Pacific market. Jiangxi Huateng Carpet Industrial Park Co., Ltd. (CTTCC), and Weihai Shanhua Carpet Group Co., Ltd., both leaders in commercial carpet design and manufacturing, have integrated DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced polymer, a patented DuPont fiber technology, into their carpet offerings.

Bold Brand Campaign for DuPont™ Kevlar® Kicks-Off with ESPN X Games

Bold Brand Campaign for DuPont™ Kevlar® Kicks-Off with ESPN X Games

DuPont Protection Technologies announces new DuPont™ Kevlar® brand platform, Dare Bigger™, and a sponsorship of ESPN X Games through 2015.

DuPont™ Kevlar® Next Generation of Innovations

DuPont™ Kevlar® Next Generation of Innovations

DuPont Protection Technologies Responds to Market Needs for Mult-Threat Solutions by Launching the Next Generation of Innovations with DuPont™ Kevlar®

DuPont Launches DuPont™ Nomex® XF for Aerospace Industry

DuPont Launches DuPont™ Nomex® XF for Aerospace Industry

Nomex® XF is a unique material that helps protect aluminum fuselage aircraft by providing a robust, durable and lightweight flame barrier that can help prevent outside fire from penetrating an aircraft cabin, allowing passengers additional time to escape such a hazard. It can also help prevent flame propagation so that aircraft insulation will not spread fire.

Sorona® Highlights Advancements at Expofil

Sorona® Highlights Advancements at Expofil

For more than 70 years, DuPont has developed leading-edge technology for the fiber and textile industry. The DuPont™ Sorona® fiber applications team continues that legacy by demonstrating the value Sorona® fiber brings to three additional apparel segments – seamless, insulation and comfort stretch fiber.

Kevlar® Is Not Just About Yellow

Kevlar® Is Not Just About Yellow

DuPont Protection Technologies increases its capacity to produce specialty colored DuPont™ Kevlar® yarn.

DuPont Opens Ballistics Testing Facility in Hyderabad, India

DuPont Opens Ballistics Testing Facility in Hyderabad, India

DuPont opened its latest ballistics testing facility at the DuPont Knowledge Center in Hyderabad, India.

DuPont Invests to Protect More People, Processes and the Environment

DuPont Invests to Protect More People, Processes and the Environment

To expand its portfolio of high-performance protection materials and to complement existing and new DuPont™ Kevlar® technologies, DuPont has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of BAE Systems Tensylon High Performance Materials, Inc., and has purchased a minority share in Nanocomp Technologies, Inc.

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