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2014-01-13 12:25:53

Esquire.com article recognizes Unequal for high-tech protection GLEN MILLS, Pa., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protective gear from Unequal(®) Technologies, the leading provider of personalized, concealed sports protection, was named the No. 1 tech innovation of 2013 by Esquire.com in the recent blog "A Sexy Geek on the Top 10 Tech Innovations of 2013." Unequal is featured for its multifaceted approach to protection, including outfitting pro football linebacker James Harrison...

2014-01-08 12:27:26

T&B first California retailer to carry acceleration-reducing head protection GLEN MILLS, Pa., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unequal(®) Technologies, the leading provider of personalized, concealed sports protection, announced today that the Unequal HALO((TM)), supplemental head protection specifically designed for use in baseball hats, is now available at T&B Sports. Unequal protection is already trusted by professional athletes in the MLB, NFL, NHL and X Games, as well as at...

2013-10-28 23:02:45

Annual survey ranks DuPont among the top biotechnology employers. Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 DuPont was ranked among top employers in 2013 by Science magazine for the sixth consecutive year. The Science and Science Careers’ annual Top Employers Survey polls employees to determine the 20 best employers in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Survey respondents are asked to select and rate companies on 23 characteristics, including corporate image, financial...

2013-10-24 23:26:04

Aramid Fiber and High Performance Tower Guy (HPTG) assemblies top off the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Phillystran, a WireCo® WorldGroup brand, recently designed, manufactured and supplied 8 aramid fiber (Teijin Twaron) High Performance Tower Guy (HPTG) assemblies each approximately100 feet in length required to support the 400 foot mast atop the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, One World Trade Center. These custom...

2013-10-23 23:19:49

Funds will Support Wounded Service Members and Their Families Richmond, Va. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 DuPont announces a donation of $10,000 to Wounded Warrior Project™ (WWP), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors. The donation will help support a full range of programs and services for this generation of injured service members and their families. Over 51,000 servicemen and women have been injured in recent military conflicts. In addition to...


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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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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