Information for Nomex?

Answer Nomex is the brand name for a fire-resistant fabric that can withstand temperatures up to 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Nomex is similar in texture to nylon, but it has no melt point or drip characteri... Read More »

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How to Dye Nomex?

Because Nomex fabric is flame resistant, the oil and gas industries use it, as well as the military and fire departments. Because the fabric is so resistant to chemicals and heat, you cannot dye it... Read More »

How to Wash Nomex?

First marketed by DuPont in 1967, Nomex is a trademarked brand of heat-resistant, flame-resistant fiber used to outfit and protect firefighters, first responders, racecar drivers and industrial wor... Read More »

What is Nomex?

Nomex is the commercial name for the chemical company DuPont's line of flame- and heat-resistant materials. Nomex's technical name is synthetic aromatic polyamide polymer known as a synthetic arami... Read More »

Who invented Nomex?

According to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Wilfred Sweeny, a Scottish inventor, created Nomex while working for the DuPont Corporation in 1953. Nomex is a crystalline polymer fiber wit... Read More »