Protective Apparel


News & Articles

  • Researchers Confirm Method for Assessing Body Armor Failure

    NIST researchers used positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy (PALS) to view fibers on a molecular level.

  • FR 101: Selection, Use, Care & Maintenance

    Proper selection, use, care and maintenance of FR clothing is essential to ensuring the safety of workers, and it is ultimately up to employers and safety managers to identify, select, and provide the proper clothing for their workers.

  • Safety Shines Brightly in Indy This Month

    There will be plenty to learn and do at the NSC Congress & Expo in downtown Indianapolis.

  • Checking Out the Safety+ Expo

    Attendees at VPPPA's annual national conference got their first look at the exhibit floor during an Aug. 29 reception inside the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in downtown New Orleans.

  • OccuNomix Announces New Distribution Center

    OccuNomix International LLC announced the grand opening of its new fully stocked distribution center in Sparks, NV.

  • VF Corp. Buying Dickies

    Steve Rendle, president and CEO of VF, said the acquisition "combines two great companies and a group of iconic brands to create a global leader in workwear with approximately $1.7 billion in annual revenue. We look forward to welcoming Williamson-Dickie and its 7,000 dedicated employees to the VF family."


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Whitepapers

  • Springfield DH Dual Hazard FR Fabric

    This paper is intended to educate the reader about Springfield’s new, inherently flame-resistant (FR) fabric. Springfield DH is engineered to provide permanent protection against flash fires and electrical arc flashes. It is important that a flame-resistant (FR) garment provide an expected degree of protection to the wearer. This paper will address key expectations to consider when making a decision on which fabric provides the optimum protection, comfort, and durability.

  • Fire is Unpredictable, Nomex is not.

    Let's face it, you can never know with certainty when a fire will spark, how hot it will burn, where it will spread or how long you’ll be in danger. Because fire is such a wild card, DuPont™ Nomex® becomes the best bet. Nomex® fiber is proven, predictable and yes, safe.

  • Predicting Thermal Comfort of Garments by Measuring Fabric Properties

    Worker safety is top priority for employers. Personal protective equipment (PPE) including safety apparel is the "life-saving device" worn everyday for flame resistant (FR) protection.


Videos

  • Introducing DuPont™ Tychem® 2000 SFR

    Tychem® 2000 SFR coveralls provide protection against a multitude of inorganic acids and bases as well as a range of industrial cleaning formulations. In the event of a flash fire, Tychem® 2000 SFR coveralls won’t ignite, and won’t contribute additional burn injury if appropriate FR apparel is worn beneath.

  • Three powerful protection brands. One simple system.

    Finding the appropriate DuPont protective apparel just got easier. We've simplified our product identification system, replacing the original product names with an easy-to-follow numeric range. The higher the number, the higher the level of protection. Watch this video for an overview of the brand transition.

  • Space to Ground: Cyclops and LONESTAR Meet Station

    NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station; this video was posted in January 2016. Got a question or comment? Use #spacetoground to talk to the agency.