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2014-09-17 23:07:56

Entries Showcase Breakthrough New Glove Designs Richmond, Va. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 DuPont Protection Technologies today announced the winners of the 2014 DuPont™ Kevlar® Glove Innovation Awards in conjunction with the 2014 National Safety Council Congress & Expo in San Diego, Calif. The awards are designed to recognize innovative glove designs from DuPont™ Kevlar® licensees who are meeting evolving marketplace needs. Winning glove entries were chosen based on...

2014-09-13 23:02:19

GigaCrete can be seen at http://www.GigaCrete.com Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Las Vegas based GigaCrete Inc, a leader in green building material technologies, have developed a unique plaster-type finish to go over walls to bulletproof our homes, schools or offices; create safe rooms and bullet resistant walls for schools, banks, court houses or any other building where ballistic protection may be needed. The product gives a ceramic hard finish that is truly bulletproof;...

2014-09-11 20:20:23

DUBLIN, Ireland, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lvgq52/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Bulletproof Vest Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lvgq52/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global Bulletproof Vest Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of...

2014-08-28 08:21:20

Officer Greg Milburn of the Indianapolis Metro PD recognized for his bravery in the line of duty POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Point Blank Enterprises ("Point Blank" or "PBE"), the worldwide leader in the production of soft body armor and related protective solutions, will be honoring Officer Greg Milburn from the Indianapolis Metro Police Department, recently shot in the line of duty and saved by his Point Blank body armor. In a special Saves Recognition...

2014-08-18 12:20:40

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a contract through the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) for the U.S. Navy to evaluate and test two FORTIS exoskeletons. This marks the first procurement of Lockheed Martin's exoskeletons for industrial use. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/136825 The FORTIS exoskeleton is an unpowered, lightweight exoskeleton that increases...

2014-07-23 08:20:50

KNARESBOROUGH, England, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPSS Group claims to have now developed the world's toughest Cell Extraction Vest, aiming to effectively protect corrections officers tasked with responding to riots, cell extractions, mass searches or major disturbances. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140722/697632-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140722/697632-b ) Robert Kaiser, CEO of PPSS Group states: "PPSS Cell...

2014-07-22 12:25:59

Formal Spectra® trademark program gives anglers confidence, helps combat sales of counterfeit products MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON)announced today a new brand licensing program to help fishermen ensure they are purchasing fishing line containing genuine Spectra(®) fiber. Under the program, fishing line brands can recognize Spectra fiber as a valuable differentiator and the best and most trusted material for their products, and license...

2014-07-20 23:01:13

The global protective clothing market is anticipated to increase by 6.0% annually to reach $8 billion by 2018. The market has further been bifurcated by user types which include industrial users and personal users. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/protective-clothing-market-1278.html (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 The report "Protective Clothing Market by Application (Thermal, Chemical, Mechanical, Biological/Radiation, Visibility), End-Use Industry (Oil & Gas,...

2014-07-15 12:20:46

Advanced material helps provide increased protection at lighter, more comfortable weight MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its Spectra Shield(®) ballistic material is being used as a critical component for body armor plates recently introduced by Reed Composite Solutions (RCS). The ballistic material is being used in RCS's AMUR(TM) Models 3600 and 3610 rigid plates, which are inserted into law enforcement and military...

2014-07-11 23:01:46

The highest revenue is forecasted to be for glass fiber, owing to the low pricing as compared to other specialty synthetic fibers. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/specialty-synthetic-glass-fiber-market-39906130.html (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 The report, “Specialty Synthetic Fibers & Glass Fiber Market by Types, Applications & Geography - 2018,” defines and segments the specialty synthetic fibers and glass fiber market with an analysis and forecast of the volumes...


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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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