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Safe business = good business

Safe business = good business

Production safety is a priority task for any industrial enterprise. This matter is particularly important for managers of complex production facilities with high potential of emergencies or accidents. Safety assurance is a non-stop process that must involve highly skilled professionals and that requires continuous management’s attention.

DuPont PSM Learning and Development Overview

DuPont PSM Learning and Development Overview

Learn how DuPont can help your company protect value and manage risk through our PSM Learning and Development offerings.

Excellent Permeation Resistance to Chemicals

Excellent Permeation Resistance to Chemicals

Independent tests confirm that protective clothing made of DuPont™ Tyvek® provides excellent permeation resistance to chemicals.

Comfort and protection in manufacturing

Comfort and protection in manufacturing

Tyvek® protective coveralls meet the protection needs of numerous workplaces at the plants of GAMESA, a leading company in the wind power sector. The workers chose the DuPont suits on the basis of their comfort following a field trial of different protective solutions.

Virus hunters search for the next deadly disease outbreak wearing Tyvek® coveralls

Virus hunters search for the next deadly disease outbreak wearing Tyvek® coveralls

Meet the researchers who enter the depths of the earth in search of deadly pathogens with the potential to cause outbreaks.

Because Tyvek® Makes the Difference

Because Tyvek® Makes the Difference

Touch any garment from the comprehensive DuPont ™ Tyvek® product range and you immediately notice the difference. Antistatically-treated Tyvek® is a unique and versatile material that is tough and exceptionally low-linting, yet extremely light and soft. It is permeable to air and water vapour, yet repels water-based liquids and aerosols, as well as fine particles and fibres.

Professor Tytonius & Tyvek® Protection

Professor Tytonius & Tyvek® Protection

DuPont introduces Professor Victor Tytonius, the cyber scientist who specialises in worker protection and chemical protective clothing and materials.

DuPont Guide on Personal Chemical Protection

DuPont Guide on Personal Chemical Protection

Workers can be exposed to a multitude of hazards, from chemicals, dusts, radioactive particles, fibres, dioxins and lubricants, to biological and phytosanitary substances. DuPont assists safety managers in making their PPE selection and provides excellent chemical protective garments.

DuPont Guide on Chemical Risk Assessment

DuPont Guide on Chemical Risk Assessment

There are multiple protection needs to consider when choosing chemical protective garments. Performing a thorough workplace risk assessment is essential to selecting safe, comfortable and compliant chemical protective clothing for industrial workers.

Advantages of DuPont™ Tyvek® for the pharmaceutical industry

Advantages of DuPont™ Tyvek® for the pharmaceutical industry

DuPont protective garments provide reliable protection of workers as well as sensitive pharmaceutical processes and products, based on scientific expertise in people protection and unique properties of the lightweight and durable Tyvek® fabric.

DuPont Coveralls for the pharmaceutical industry

DuPont Coveralls for the pharmaceutical industry

DuPont coveralls are designed for use in pharmaceutical, medical device and biotech settings where high standards for particle and microbiological contamination control are required, either when it comes to drug manufacturing, medical device manufacturing or maintenance in various hospital and healthcare environments.

Cleanroom Protection with Tyvek® Protective Apparel

Cleanroom Protection with Tyvek® Protective Apparel

Contamination protection for products and processes in cleanrooms requires effective particle barrier clothing, while personal protection from hazardous substances requires an effective defence against biological and chemical substances. Tyvek® protective apparel covers such cleanroom protection needs very well.

DuPont unveiling third-generation Tyvek® Cargo Cover at the 'LogiPharma' supply chain event in Montreux 19th - 21st April 2016

DuPont unveiling third-generation Tyvek® Cargo Cover at the 'LogiPharma' supply chain event in Montreux 19th - 21st April 2016

The new Tyvek® Xtreme™ W50 Cargo Cover redefines this thermal protection genre and promises to be a 'game-changer'.

DuPont Tyvek® for Cargo Covers

DuPont Tyvek® for Cargo Covers

See why DuPont™ Tyvek® is the ideal material for Cargo Covers.

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Temperature Management Performance

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Temperature Management Performance

Tyvek® Cargo Covers provide hours of additional cold chain break protection by substantially lowering peak temperatures.

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Product Line Detail

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Product Line Detail

An overview of the all the available sizes for DuPont™ Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers.

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Products and Services

Tyvek® Cargo Covers Products and Services

An overview of the products and services offered through Tyvek­™ Air Cargo Covers

Understanding Cut Protection

Understanding Cut Protection

When it comes to specifying protective gloves, there are many things to consider.

Cut Standards

Cut Standards

To facilitate the choice of mechanical (cut) protective clothing, both the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the European Union (EU) have developed cut standards for selection criteria.

Nomex® & Thermal Protection Performance Test

Nomex® & Thermal Protection Performance Test

The Thermal Protection Performance Test measures the thermal protection level of a fabric.

Nomex® & the Thermo-Man® Test

Nomex® & the Thermo-Man® Test

DuPont™ Thermo-Man® is a life-size mannequin equipped with 122 heat sensors dressed in test garments and exposed to a flash fire with temperatures rising up to 1,000°C.

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®

The superior lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®, as well as its thermal-resistant protection and ease of maintenance, sets it apart from FR-treated fabrics. See how Protera® compares.

Lab Safety at University of California

Lab Safety at University of California

This article discusses various aspects of the University of California’s journey to address personal protection across its network of labs on its many campuses. Highlights of the article include key milestones and benefits.

Thermal Regulations Overview

Thermal Regulations Overview

DuPont offers an overview of the typical regulation hazard codes and the leading thermal regulations impacting personal protective equipment (PPE).

Who Wears Nomex® Racing Suits

Who Wears Nomex® Racing Suits

Racing professionals like Jeff Gordon, Robert Pressley, Gerhard Berger, and Jos Verstappen wear racing suits and gear made of Nomex® for a variety of reasons: it's lightweight, flexible, breathable, and comfortable. Most importantly, though, it's flame-resistant. And that performance benefit, more than any other, helped saved their lives. Read their testimonials.

NFPA 70E® Electric Arc

NFPA 70E® Electric Arc

The NFPA 70E® electric arc flash standard addresses electrical safety–related work practices for employee workplaces that are necessary for the practical safeguarding of employees relative to the hazards associated with electrical energy during activities such as the installation, inspection, operation, maintenance, and demolition of electric conductors, electric equipment, signaling and communications conductors and equipment, and raceways.

NFPA 2113 Overview

NFPA 2113 Overview

NFPA 2113 specifies the minimum selection, care, use, and maintenance requirements for flame-resistant garments for use by industrial personnel in areas at risk from flash fires or short-duration flame exposure that are compliant with NFPA 2112.

NESC® C2 Overview

NESC® C2 Overview

NESC® C2 sets best practices and rules to protect utility workers in the construction, maintenance, and operation of electric supply and communication lines and equipment.

Flame-Resistant Technologies – FRT vs. Inherent

Flame-Resistant Technologies – FRT vs. Inherent

What are the differences between “inherent” and “treated” flame resistant fabrics? Learn how each fabric reacts when exposed to heat, and when flame-resistant properties can be removed.

Flame-Resistant Clothing for Laboratory Work

Flame-Resistant Clothing for Laboratory Work

When working in a laboratory environment where exposure to flame is a hazard, flame-resistant garments help to minimize potential burn injury during short-term and emergency exposure to flame in laboratory work.

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Nomex®

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Nomex®

Durable, inherently fire-resistant Nomex® fiber has an excellent wear life and helps contribute to bottom-line savings.

Comfort & Heat Stress

Comfort & Heat Stress

For maximum protection against fires, the body must be covered as completely as possible with flame-resistant protective clothing. This requires long pants and long sleeves, making for hot work in warm and humid climates. Understandably, industrial workers may be concerned about potential heat stress when wearing protective apparel. Learn more about the factors that can lead to heat stress, and how DuPont brands can help offer comfort and protection in protective garments.

New Kevlar® Plant at Cooper River

New Kevlar® Plant at Cooper River

The new plant near Charleston, South Carolina, together with our other global assets, helps DuPont meet strong and growing global demand for Kevlar®.

Kevlar® Engineered Elastomer for Tire Reinforcement

Kevlar® Engineered Elastomer for Tire Reinforcement

Kevlar® Engineered Elastomer for tire reinforcement is based on a new method to disperse para-aramid pulp into rubber. Read the study that explains the science behind this innovative pulp that has been adopted with success in the automobile industry.

DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Awards

DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Awards

The DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Awards recognized DuPont customers’ ingenuity through products and services that incorporated new ideas, methods, technologies, or applications for Kevlar®.

Reliability – The Key to Safety

Reliability – The Key to Safety

It’s important to remember for both reliability and safety, the goal is the same – continual improvement with the goal of reaching zero failures.

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