Dyneema® is an UHMWPE (ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene) fibre which is versatile and combines extreme strength with flexibility and ease of handling.
So what are the properties that make this Dyneema so special?
High strength and low weight – Dyneema® is 15 times stronger than steel, and 40% stronger than aramids on a weight-for-weight basis.
Low specific gravity (0.97) - Dyneema® floats and is ideal for lightweight applications.
Excellent chemical resistance - Dyneema® is chemically inert, and performs well in dry, wet, salty and humid conditions, as well as other situations where chemicals are present.
UV-resistant – Dyneema® has strong resistance to photo degradation when exposed to UV light. The high UV resistance of the fibre ensures continuing high performance.
Moisture resistant - Dyneema® is hydrophobic and does not absorb water, providing an extra level of protection and life.
High durability - Dyneema® fibre can withstand the most extreme environments and is resistant to many damaging chemical agents.