Posts by Fiber Brokers International

Destroying Body Armor to NIJ Standards

If you’re a member of a military or police organization, then body armor may be a part of your daily apparel. While we think of bulletproof vests and other ballistics materials as protective, they can turn into a danger if they fall into the wrong hands. That’s why it’s crucial to properly dispose of body…

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How to Care for Your Kevlar® Vest

If you’re part of a military or police agency, then your day to day may involve wearing a Kevlar® vest. We rely on this highly versatile, high-strength material to provide protection from ballistics. However, even impressive Kevlar has a service life, and it should be cared for properly to ensure that the material strength isn’t…

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How to Join the WasteWise Program

More and more companies are jumping on the bandwagon to implement sustainability programs in their day-to-day operations. While that’s a good thing for brand image, that’s a great thing for the environment, and it’s why the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has implemented a program that promotes commercial sustainability. The WasteWise program provides companies with guidelines…

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All About Kevlar®

We’ve all heard about Kevlar®, a DuPont™ fiber that has made its way into the hands of those in industries ranging from aerospace to law enforcement. This high-strength, highly durable material has numerous applications, making it an ideal fiber for everything from personal protective equipment (where its high strength protects machinists, military, and others) to…

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Examining Body Armor Law After Dayton Shootings

With recent shootings, questions arise about body armor issuance and documentation. Should body armor be available to anyone? And how can documentation help to keep body armor possession controlled? Recent events, like the Dayton, Ohio shooting, highlight the importance of certificates of disposal for body armor. In light of recent events, let’s take a closer…

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