DuPont™ Kevlar® brand fiber helps improves the safety, performance and durability of automotive components for a wide variety of vehicles, from passenger cars and light trucks to professional race cars. It is not uncommon for a new vehicle to have several crucial parts that employ products made of Kevlar® brand fiber. Kevlar® is available in several different product forms making it useful for a wide range of automotive applications:
- Kevlar® fiber is a continuous filament yarn available in a broad range of deniers. It is often woven into fabric and twisted and plied into cords.
- Kevlar® stable and floc are short fiber versions suitable for textile applications, and for reinforcement of thermoplastic and thermoset matrices.
- Kevlar® pulp is a fibrillated short fiber widely used in friction and sealing applications.
- Kevlar® engineered elastomer is a concentrate of short fiber materials predispersed in a thermoset or thermoplastic matrix.