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DSM Dyneema Unveils DM20 Based on New Dyneema Max Technology Tuesday, September 02, 2014 by DSM Dyneema The world's most creep-resistant, ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fibre is even better than previously...

DYNEEMA® Ultra-Strong Fiber Makes Light Work of Ultra-Deep Sea Recovery Operation Friday, January 04, 2013 by DSM Dyneema A salvage operation on a ship wreck 3,200m below the surface of the South Atlantic has been successfully carried out thanks to the use of lightweight ropes made with Dyneema®...

Dyneema Max Technology Takes HMPE Mooring Ropes to a New Level Friday, January 04, 2013 by DSM Dyneema DSM, producer of Dyneema, has introduced DM20, a new fiber designed for the production of incredibly strong ropes that provide unrivalled strength, stiffness and durability. DM 20 is an...

First Use of Dyneema® Fibers for MODU Mooring Lines in Brazil Wednesday, April 27, 2011 by DSM Dyneema Brazilian oil giant Petrobras has specified ultra-strong, lightweight Dyneema® fibers for a complete set of mooring ropes for a semi-submersible mobile offshore drilling unit...

Floating Oil Platform Held Firm by Back-Up Lines Made with Dyneema® Thursday, March 10, 2011 by DSM Dyneema Ropes made with Dyneema®, ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE), are being successfully used to secure rigs, mobile offshore drilling units (MODUs), buoyant turret mooring...

Ropes with Dyneema® Keep 'Push Combinations' Together Wednesday, February 23, 2011 by DSM Dyneema Ropes made with Dyneema®, ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE), are proving a safe and secure alternative to steel wire rope for connecting barges and vessels in...

DSM Invests in Wind Propulsion Company SkySails Tuesday, February 15, 2011 by DSM Dyneema DSM Venturing, the corporate venturing unit of Royal DSM NV, has announced that it has made an investment in Germany-based SkySails GmbH & Co. KG (SkySails), the market and technology leader...

DSM Dyneema Launches Innovative 'Virtual Event' Platform for Offshore and Commercial Fishing Markets Monday, November 08, 2010 by DSM Dyneema DSM Dyneema has launched a new online platform that is modelled on a virtual symposium or event experience, together with key industry partners. Building on the company's innovative and...

Dyneema High-Performance Fibres Used for Towing Lines in New Ocean-Going Vessels Monday, November 08, 2010 by DSM Dyneema The seismic research vessels 'Ramform Sovereign' and 'Ramform Sterling' are equipped with towing and spreader ropes made from Dyneema® ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fibre. These...

Dyneema Introduces Newest Fibre Thursday, August 19, 2010 by DSM Dyneema DSM Dyneema's newest fibre, XBO, features characteristics that are changing the game for applications that used to require steel wire rope, offering benefits such as: Seven times lighter...