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Article archive for DuPont UK;

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How to assess electric arc hazards and protect staff - Hazardex 2016 29 October 2015

**This paper will be presented at Hazardex 2016. Contact us for details of delegate packages & offers**...

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Developing a bespoke protective garment for the munitions industry 22 May 2015

Every day, employees at BAE Systems Munitions facility in South Wales are handling explosive substances that could potentially present a risk of combustion if not handled correctly. This makes safety management a top priority. Employees working at the facility require the highest level of protection. To meet this risk, BAE Systems enlisted the expertise of DuPont to develop a complete protection solution....

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Seals for oil and gas industries 25 November 2010

Kalrez 0090 perfluoroelastomer O-ring seal products from DuPont Performance Polymers are now available from the UK sealing specialists Dichtomatik. These products have been developed by DuPont to provide outstanding resistance to rapid gas decompression (RGD) combined with broad chemical resistance, as experienced in the harsh environments of the oil and gas industries....

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Risk assessments for electric arc hazards 04 November 2010

Electric arc is one of the most deadly and least understood hazards of electricity, and is prevalent in most industrial situations. The outcome of an arc flash can be disastrous and whilst local legislation requires businesses to perform risk assessments for all work activities, this is often overlooked because most people are unsure how to assess and manage this hazard effectively....

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Comfortable arc flash protective clothing 14 April 2010

J & K Ross and DuPont Personal Protection have developed Arcban, a range of CE certified arc flash protective garments that are made from Nomex. Following a comprehensive risk assessment study and implementation of risk control measures, if it has still been decided that personal protective equipment (PPE) shall also be worn, the correct level of arc flash protective clothing shall be provided....

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Electric arc protection from head to toe 02 October 2009

PWG has launched a high energy arc kit made from Nomex. The kit, with Arc Thermal Performance Value (ATPV) >40 cal/cm2 and certified to IEC 61482-1-1 and IEC 61482-1-2 class 2, consists of a jacket, trousers, hood and gloves that can be used in conjunction with respiratory equipment....

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Hypalon crisis fears allayed 26 August 2009

BM Polyco, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of hand protection, has been instrumental in easing the potentially serious effects of Du Pont’s decision to close its only Hypalon manufacturing plant in Beaumont, United States....

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Protective apparel range expanded 16 April 2009

DuPont Personal Protection is expanding its range of protective apparel in Europe with a range of partial protection accessories made of Tychem C and Tychem F, ideal for use in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries....

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Sustainable energy solutions 23 March 2009

Over the years, businesses across many industries have counted on DuPont experience and expertise to help them increase productivity, improve safety performance, and achieve operational excellence. Today, as the oil and gas industry strives to meet the increasing demand for efficient energy solutions, DuPont offers a wide range of highly specialized products and services that provide sustainable solutions worldwide. ...

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Solar panel array generates energy needs at research facility 17 February 2009

DuPont has installed its largest photovoltaic solar energy facility at its Pioneer Hi Bred Waimea Research Center in Kauai, Hawaii. ...