Shock Cord

Dyneema® is an UHMwPE (Ultra High Molecular weight Polyethylene) or HMPE (High Modulus Polyethylene) fibre developed by DSM.

On a weight for weight basis, it is 15 times stronger than steel wire.

It is hydrophobic and does not absorb water.

Dyneema® is chemically inert, and performs well in dry, wet, salty and humid conditions, as well as other situations where chemicals are present.

  • Absorbs high shock loads
  • Good abrasion resistance
  • Good UV resistance
  • High elasticity
  • Excellent fatigue resistance
  • Available in 6 diameters
Product Group 07 / Diameters 3–10mm
Ref.Dia. (mm)50% Ext. (N)100% Ext. (N)Nominal
ColoursCoverWeight (g/m)
07/044.012–1760–70525Black, White12-plait12.0
07/055.02570–90635Black, White24-plait18.0
07/066.03070–90725Black, White24-plait26.0
07/088.050–6090–1101970Black, White24-plait45.0
07/1010.060–75100–1202630Black, White24-plait75.0

Values quoted are intended as a guide only and are issued without prejudice. Users should always satisfy themselves of the suitability for end-use and should build in sufficient safety factors in calculating load-bearing requirements.