Kevlar® 29 & 129 are tough yarns which are better suited for ballistic protection and are used both in soft body armor applications such as personal protection ballistic vests, and as robust reinforcements for a variety of hard armor applications, racing helmets, ballistic helmets, spall panels, ballistic blankets and electronic housing protection. This Style Kevlar has also been used in many industrial type applications.
Kevlar ® KM2, made in 400 denier, 600 denier and 850 denier, is a high performance product variant specially designed for use in Military ballistic applications. These yarns are used in both soft and hard military products to defeat multiple threats.
Kevlar® LT is a new yarn that’s used in the development of the lightest weight body armor products on the market today. This new yarn is mainly used in the civilian police products to provide comfortable, high level protection.
Kevlar® K-159 was developed for correctional institutions as the first stab resistant fabric. This new Kevlar® fiber, which is 4 times thinner than typical ballistic yarns, is used for an ultra-dense weave but still maintains a strength value that is five times stronger than steel on an equal weight basis.