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  • 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

  • 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.

  • Qatar Airways A380: Painting

    Qatar Airways' no. 1 A380 receives its colors in this October 2014 video clip, which includes time-lapse footage of the double-deck jetliner's painting process for workers clad in PPE. The work was performed at Airbus' highly advanced paint shop in Hamburg, Germany.


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