DSM Dyneema is the inventor and producer of Dyneema® fiber, the world's most powerful fiber. Dyneema® fiber is an ultra-strong polyethylene fiber that provides maximum strength with minimal weight. By weight, it is 15 times stronger than high-quality steel and 40% stronger than aramid. Dyneema® fiber can float on the water surface, and has excellent durability, moisture resistance, UV resistance and chemical resistance, so it has a wide range of uses. Dyneema® fiber is an important raw material for ropes, cables and fishing nets in the marine and marine industries. It can also be used in safety gloves for the metalworking industry, fine yarns in sports applications and medical applications. In addition, Dyneema® fibers can also be used in bulletproof armor and armor for police and military personnel.
Dyneema® fibers are produced in Heerlen, the Netherlands, and Greenville, North Carolina. DSM Dyneema is also one of the joint venture partners of a Japanese ultra-high molecular weight polypropylene fiber joint venture.