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DuPont Develops Lightweight Ballistic Helmet Material

Designed with optimum ballistic properties and impact resistance, Tensylon HA120 ensures maximum protection and lightweight durability for high-performance helmet applications, the company says.

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Slash & Flash Hard Knuckle Gloves

First Tactical's Slash & Flash Hard Knuckle Gloves feature a cut-resistant Kevlar-lined palm and a flame-resistant Nomex jersey.

IACP 2016: IACP/DuPont Kevlar Survivors' Club Celebrates Honoree of the Year

The IACP/DuPont Kevlar Survivors' Club has announced that Deputy James A. DeFilipps from the Orleans County (NY) Sheriff's Office was chosen as the 2016 Honoree of the Year.

Police Product Test: Safariland 7TS Duty Holster

Made of a single piece of proprietary injection-molded polymer, the 7TS was truly the first of its kind and set a new standard for simple yet purely functional duty holsters. Now this holster comes in a version that can carry my Glock pistol with attached weapon light.

Body Armor: Protecting Those Who Serve

To date, only 60% of agencies require officers to don body armor on duty. In an effort to increase those numbers and ultimately save lives, the Bulletproof Vest Partnership, which reimburses up to 50% of a vest's purchase price, now requires agencies receiving funds to have a written mandatory wear policy for uniformed patrol officers.

DuPont Supports Federal Ballistic-Vest Funding

DuPont Protection Technologies submitted testimony to Congress supporting the renewal of the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Act (BVPA) grant program for law enforcement agencies.

DuPont Establishes $500M Kevlar Facility in S.C.

DuPont has established its $500 million Cooper River Kevlar facility near Charleston, S.C., to allow DuPont to meet increased customer demand for its advanced protective materials that are incorporated into police body armor and other applications.

Safariland Adopts DuPont Kevlar XPT Technology

The new body armor (MN01 Type IIIA) is a thin, flexible design that features a hybrid of DuPont Kevlar advanced-fiber ballistic materials. The combination of these materials, which includes DuPont Kevlar XPT, provides enhanced ballistic performance against special threats such as FN 5.7x28mm hollow point bullets.

Tychem ThermoPro

DuPont’s Tychem ThermoPro combines the chemical protection of Tychem and thermal protection of NOMEX in a single-layer garment. It's designed to help provide Hazmat responders with permeation protection against a broad range of toxic industrial chemicals and chemical warfare agents and to increase escape time from flash fires.

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