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2014-07-15 16:24:44

All-Pro Haden will suit up with head and body protection from Unequal GLEN MILLS, Pa., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Browns All-Pro defensive back Joe Haden has signed a multi-year endorsement agreement with Unequal(®) Technologies, the leading provider of customized, concealed sports protection. Haden will wear the Viper Girdle for hip, thigh and tailbone protection, and the Unequal GYRO in his helmet. Haden chose to go all-in with Unequal's advanced protection for...

Kevlar Creator Stephanie Kwolek Passes Away
2014-06-22 07:31:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online The American chemist credited with the development of Kevlar fiber, the exceptionally strong material used to create protective vests capable of resisting bullets, has passed away at the age of 90. Stephanie L. Kwolek, who was working at a DuPont laboratory in 1965 when she discovered the lightweight fiber used in the body armor and protective gear used by law enforcement and military personnel all over the world, died Wednesday...

2014-06-18 23:08:17

The Republic of Korea Army Recognized at Eurosatory 2014 Paris (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 DuPont Protection Technologies today announced that over one million bullet-resistant vests made with DuPont™ Kevlar® XP™ have been sold globally since the advanced material was launched at Eurosatory in 2008. The milestone was marked with an award to the Republic of Korea Army, the recipient of the millionth vest, in conjunction with this year’s exhibition in Paris. The accelerated adoption...

2014-06-18 16:21:10

Leading Man Requested Next-gen Protective Technology After an NFL Team Owner Referral GLEN MILLS, Pa., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Live. Die. Repeat. When actor Tom Cruise and the stunt team for Warner Bros. Pictures' and Village Roadshow Pictures' edge-of-summer actioner Edge of Tomorrow, were seeking added protection for challenging stunt work on set, they turned to leading supplemental protective gear manufacturer Unequal(® )Technologies. Unequal manufactures supplemental...

2014-06-05 23:16:46

Wildlife Control Supplies is pleased to announce the acquisition of Vet-Pro™ Animal Handling Gloves, the premier Kevlar-lined glove made in the U.S.A. East Granby, CT (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Vet-Pro™ Kevlar lined animal handling gloves are available in a variety of styles to meet various animal and wildlife handling situations, Vet-Pro™ has been the leading high quality name in animal handling gloves since 1999, and products are used widely by veterinarians, zoos, research...

2014-06-04 16:21:47

Partnership with Unequal armors up GASGAS 360 Stunts Race Crew, including Stephen Foord GLEN MILLS, Pa., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unequal(®) Technologies, the leading provider of customized, concealed sports protection, has partnered with the GASGAS 360 Race Crew to outfit its EnduroCross and Trialcross athletes competing in EnduroCross this June - and at multiple extreme off-road motorcycle competitions throughout 2014. GASGAS 360 riders will be decked out in the Unequal MAXX...

2014-06-03 23:09:31

Dare Bigger™ Launches with X Games Austin, Kevlar® Documentary Debuts on BBC Horizons Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 DuPont Protection Technologies today announced the new DuPont™ Kevlar® brand platform, Dare Bigger™, and a sponsorship of ESPN X Games through 2015. Kevlar®, an advanced material synonymous with strength, durability and performance in extreme conditions, is the perfect sponsor for the powerful global event platform where athletes break the...

High-Strength Materials Created From The Pressure Cooker
2014-05-05 12:15:30

Florian Aigner, Vienna University of Technology A Surprise in Materials Chemistry: At Vienna University of Technology, materials for lightweight construction, protective clothing or sports equipment can be produced at high temperatures and high pressures. This process is faster, better and more eco-friendly than other techniques. The earth’s crust works like a pressure cooker. Minerals typically do not form under standard conditions, but at high temperatures and pressures. However,...

2014-02-24 16:23:38

UNCAP enables MLB catchers and base coaches to wear New Era team caps on-field once again GLEN MILLS, Pa., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unequal(®) Technologies, the leading provider of customized, concealed sports protection, is unveiling its latest innovation in head protection for baseball - the Unequal UNCAP((TM)) - to MLB(®) players and equipment managers at spring training. The UNCAP, which is lightweight, aerodynamic protection designed for catchers and base coaches, fits...

2014-01-27 12:21:26

Unequal® providing custom gear designed to help keep athletes safer GLEN MILLS, Pa., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unequal(®) Technologies has custom created a new Freestyle Vest, for freestyle snowmobile riders to help reduce the risk of injuries resulting from crashes or falls. The Freestyle Vest uses Unequal's patented, military-grade composite fortified with Kevlar(®), distinctive green Accelleron((TM)), and ImpacShield((TM)) to protect the chest, shoulders, spine and ribs....


Latest Kevlar Reference Libraries

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2010-12-03 22:35:03

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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2010-11-19 17:31:54

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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