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New! DuPont™ Kevlar® AP
Advanced Performance Technology - the next-generation of advanced fiber technology.
Automotive uses for Kevlar®
Kevlar® pulp and fibers help improve the performance and durability of power train and body components used in passenger vehicles, trucks and race cars.
Aerospace companies have used Kevlar® to innovate safety and performance features that have redefined the economics of the transportation industry, and rail car and ship builders are following their lead.
Kevlar® in Fiber optics
Kevlar® fibers and filaments help strengthen countless miles of cables containing glass fibers that transmit voice, data and video signals.
Ropes and Cables
Its resistance to chemicals and temperature extremes make Kevlar® an ideal component for ropes and cables under severe loads in harsh environments.
The ideal balance of strength, stiffness and light weight properties of Kevlar® make it ideal as a composite in wind turbines, construction and marine applications.
Oil and gas
Offshore oil and gas facilities count on the all-conditions strength of DuPont™ Kevlar® because it resists corrosion and elongation, and is up to 95% lighter than steel in seawater.
Industrial gloves and apparel
Gloves and protective clothing made from Kevlar® fiber provide superior cut and abrasion resistance and comfort for professionals who work with glass, sheet metal and other hazardous objects.
Consumer applications for Kevlar®
The remarkable strength-to-weight ratio of Kevlar® fibers allows manufacturers to offer consumer products that are light, durable and comfortable.
Other uses for Kevlar®
DuPont™ Kevlar® goes into several items that defy simple categorization, but are nonetheless prevalent in everyday life.