DSM Dyneema

The inventor and manufacturer of high moleculair polyethylene fiber, branded and trademarked as Dyneema, which is designed to be 15 times stronger than quality steel and up to 40% stronger than aramid fibers, both on weight-to-weight basis.

Urmonderbaan 22
Geleen, 6167 RD NL


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DSM and CEAD partner for FGF 3D printing
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The International 14: High-tech but still accessible
Naval architect Paul Bieker and Henderson Boat Co. team take this venerable marine racing class to a more affordable performance/cost combination.

DSM Dyneema UHMWPE fiber.

DSM increases Dyneema capacity
Capacity will be expanded in the US and Europe for the ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE)-based fiber.

DSM, Toyota Motorsport sign technology partnership
TMG will develop and pilot new engineering solutions using DSM high performance materials and products for potential application in the automotive industry.

JEC World 2017: Show report, part 1
JEC World 2017 was, by almost any measure, the biggest and busiest JEC event yet, and exhibitors came with much to show the world of composites about innovation in materials, equipment and technology.

Dyneema Carbon is prepared to handle all impacts
By marrying carbon with Dyneema, impact energy absorption can reportedly be increased by up to 100% while removing the risk of splintering.

DSM launches new material for armor applications
This new technology can be combined with Dyneema soft ballistic materials to develop a new generation of multi-threat protective gear.

DSM Dyneema, Airborne International collaborate on radomes
DSM Dyneema works with Airborne International to apply DSM technology to a ground-based radar system that requires durability, electromagnetic transparency and high strength.

DSM Dyneema buys Cubic Tech Corp.
Cubic Tech will be fully integrated into DSM Dyneema and all employees of Cubic Tech are being invited to stay on after the acquisition.

DSM Dyneema forecasts increased use of armor on boats, helicopters
UHMwPE fiber manufacturer DSM Dyneema projects increased demand for armor on boats, helicopters and light vehicles used for law enforcement and homeland security operations.

Lighter armor achieved with DSM material
Leading Technology Composites produces a lighter armor solution using Dyneema Force Multiplier Technology.

TenCate intensifies armor deal with DSM Dyneema
TenCate Advanced Armour and DSM Dyneema are intensifying their cooperation in development of TenCate Multi-light insert portfolio products using Dyneema Force Multiplier Technology.

DSM Dyneema fiber used to help crown Freedom Tower
DSM Dyneema UHMWPE fiber is used in Slingmax Twin-Path High Performance Slings that helped lift the 408-ft silver spire atop the Freedom Tower in New York City.

FNSS wins contract for armored vehicles equipped with Dyneema tape
DSM Dyneema's ultrahigh-molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fiber-based tape is featured on armored vehicles made by Turkish firm FNSS Aavunma Sistemleri A.S. for a major Asian customer.

DSM and Russian firm to cooperate on biotech and functional materials.
As part of the agreement, DSM Dyneema and Russian firm RT Chemcomposite will investigate establishment of a joint venture for the production and sales of unidirectional products based on UHMWPE fibers.

DSM opens new Asia Pacific technical center
The center features Singapore's first-ever independent ballistics testing facility.

DSM Dyneema completes ballistic tape facility
DSM Dyneema will supply its Dyneema HB80 composite for use in the new Enhanced Combat Helmet for the U.S. military, and has opened its first commercial-scale ballistic tape facility in North Carolina.

DSM Dyneema UD picked for Enhanced Combat Helmet
Ceradyne Inc. used DSM Dyneema's HB80 unidirectional (UD) composite in the development of the new Enhanced Combat Helmet (ECH) for the U.S. Marine Corps and Army.

Custom-engineered composite performance yacht sails
North Sails introduces 3Di materials and process for structural composite sails.

High-Performance Fibers 2011 Conference Highlights
CompositesWorld’s annual specialty fibers forum focuses on refining performance.

Product Categories of DSM Dyneema

  • Fibers, organic
    • Polytheylene