) strategic business unit - DuPont Protection Technologies - is
featuring its latest multi-threat innovations and broad range of
differentiated solutions made with DuPont Kevlar - DuPont Kevlar
AS450X and DuPont Kevlar XP S104 - to address the emerging and
future market needs of life protectors at the ongoing Defense
Services Asia (DSA) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The company will also demonstrate its ability in expanding its
range of protective solutions for the military, police and
Shares of DuPont rose around 1% during the trading session on Apr
14. The company's shares eventually closed at $66.59, gaining
DuPont Kevlar AS450X is uniquely designed for greater comfort to
the body armor wearer and it also protects from multiple threats
including knives, spikes, bullets and blunt objects. These
offerings allow customers to further produce products that offer
significant mobility and comfort while driving, particularly when
donned in patrol vehicles.
DuPont Kevlar AS450X will also help the end-users to understand
the actual threats against which they need to be protected and
offer them with tailored solutions to meet specific local needs.
At the DSA meet, DuPont is also launching DuPont Kevlar XP S104
water repellent fabric which is a part of DuPont's Kevlar XP
brand of products that offers enhanced bullet stopping power and
reduced back face deformation even in hot and humid climates. It
is ideal when working in tropical climates and also offers strong
ballistic performance and comfort in wet conditions.
DuPont Kevlar aramid fiber, developed in 1965, is used to make a
variety of clothing, accessories and equipment which is
ballistic, cut and stab resistant. Owing to its lightweight and
extraordinarily strong properties, products made with Kevlar have
helped in saving lives of many people across the globe.
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