Dupont Opens Indian Ballistics Center | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 90 Issue 17 | p. 19 | Concentrates
Issue Date: April 23, 2012

Dupont Opens Indian Ballistics Center

Department: Business
Keywords: Kevlar, body armor, helmet, personal protection
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Ballistic testing equipment at DuPont’s Hyderabad R&D labs.
Credit: DuPont
A DuPont ballistic testing facility for Kevlar body armor at its R&D center in Hyderabad, India. The testing lab is equipped with a ballistic testing range (shown), a 600-metric-ton helmet press, and stab testing equipment.
 
Ballistic testing equipment at DuPont’s Hyderabad R&D labs.
Credit: DuPont

DuPont has opened a ballistics testing facility for Kevlar body armor at its R&D center in Hyderabad, India. The testing lab is equipped with a ballistic testing range, a 600-metric-ton helmet press, and stab-testing equipment. It’s the fifth such testing center for DuPont. Kevlar-containing protective gear is used in law enforcement, the military, and industry.

 
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