Safety through original protective clothing: the DuPont Nomex partner program worldwide are always more fake branded goods in circulation. This issue concerns not only fashion accessories and watches, but increasingly also personal protective clothing. This development is worrisome, because life and health of firefighters are in danger. Unfortunately you can not simply see such products at first glance”, explains Yuet Foo, DuPont Nomex value chain EMEA marketing manager. To make sure that the next purchase illegal products will invest in that buyers should be aware about program inside the clothing partner of Nomex label. Close cooperation for optimum protection on the Nomex partner program works DuPont work closely with carefully selected partners from knitting, weaving, yarn manufacturing and apparel manufacturing to best protect of the wearer against flames to ensure heat and heat stress. Each partner benefits from the technical knowledge of DuPont and has Access to the modern test systems of the company, to ensure the quality and performance of the finished fabric and clothing.
At each stage of production, from spinning and weaving to the final processing and for the production of the product itself, the company makes sure that only original-Nomex is used. A certification of the fabric by DuPont is carried out only after extensive testing, where it must be demonstrated that common quality standards are exceeded. Yuet Foo: All fabric must be regularly strict quality controls. These tests of heat and flame resistance and long-lasting performance aesthetics include.” Protection performance, durability, and comfort guarantees strict compliance with and verification of all applicable industry standards, as well as further measures the Nomex helps program partner to combat counterfeiting. We act for example, if the public or our partners indicate us suspicious cases. By special “Tests in our laboratory, for example, with a DuPont Thermo-man fire simulation test, can we check the authenticity of the protective clothing”, wife Foo explains. In addition, the company controlled as provided protective clothing is advertised with the DuPont brand.
This ensures that there are no trademark infringement or be made false claims. Ensure the continuous production chain, comprehensive tests and clear labelling, compliance, performance and product quality, the firefighters need. Buyers get the security that they would not get illegal or substandard products that are currently on the market. DuPont Nomex worldwide protect over three million firefighters fibers with gear, uniforms, and accessories made from DuPont Nomex. The fiber is spun into yarn, the yarn in turn is processed to fabric that is eventually used for the production of protective clothing. Nomex is known for its optimum combination of flame protection, durability and comfort.