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D3O has an extensive portfolio of material formulations, each one tuned for different applications. Our material scientists carefully formulate polymer blends to achieve specific properties such as temperature stability, abrasion resistance or flexibility.


With over 30 commercial D3O® materials, each formulation is developed to meet the specific needs of diverse marketplaces and a wide range of product applications.

D3O® materials are categorised into five groups:

Our materials are available in sheet form across a wide variety of thicknesses, giving you complete flexibility to die-cut and integrate into your product to meet specific needs and help accelerate the product development process. Download our D3O Sheet Guide to view available sheet products and see a visual comparison of the full range of D3O® materials and the attributes.

D3O Impact Additives

D3O® Impact Additives (iA) are designed to revolutionise the impact performance of existing materials.

D3O Bio

D3O® Bio is the world's leading plant-based impact protection material.

D3O Impact Print

D3O® Impact Print™ (iP) integrates protection and fabric more seamlessly than ever before.

D3O Zero™

D3O® Zero™ has been designed to protect the things that matter while innovating the manufacturing process to reduce waste.


D3O maintains a strong, ongoing commitment to the monitoring of all its materials, suppliers and processes on a continual basis.

This is to ensure that all D3O® technologies manufactured and supplied by the company to its global partners, comply with EU regulation, REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals).

D3O is proud to be a Gold subscriber of REACHReady, a UK-based expert consultancy service that advises and assists members regularly to help ensure continued REACH compliance across the business.


D3O® Materials

Head Protection
Limb Protection
Chest Protection
Back Protection
Body Protection
Hand Protection
Foot Protection
Electronics Protection