Aramid fibers are notable for their heat-resistence and strength. They are most often used in aerospace and military applications, particularly in personal armor composites for protection from ballistic forces.
DuPont has launched Kevlar XP for hard armor applications to provide extra protection and extra performance in ballistic protection applications.
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