DSM Dyneema is the
inventor and manufacturer of Dyneema®, the world’s strongest
fiberTM. Dyneema® is a superstrong polyethylene fiber that offers
maximum strength combined with minimum weight. It is up to 15 times
stronger than quality steel and up to 40% stronger than aramid fibers,
both on weight for weight basis. Dyneema® floats on water and
is extremely durable and resistant to moisture, UV light and chemicals.
The applications are therefore more or less unlimited.
Dyneema® is an
important component in ropes, cables and nets in the fishing, shipping
and offshore industries. Dyneema® is also used in safety gloves
for the metalworking industry and in fine yarns for applications
in sporting goods and the medical sector. In addition, Dyneema®
is also used in bullet resistant armor and clothing for police and
DSM Dyneema is committed
to helping existing and potential customers identify how Dyneema®
can benefit their business. Providing extensive technical expertise
to ensure an optimal production process is part of our service.
We can also provide branding and marketing support if required.
By fostering close relationships with our customers and their end
markets, we’re able to provide solutions that are technically
superior and commercially sound. Applications in which Dyneema®
is a key differentiator include: ropes, nets, cordages, textiles,
helmets, vests, inserts, vehicle armor panels and medical devices.
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