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.
FEATURES & BENEFITS:
- Absorbs high shock loads
- Good abrasion resistance
- Good UV resistance
- High elasticity
- Excellent fatigue resistance
- Available in 6 diameters
DYNEEMA®-COVERED SHOCK CORD
|Ref.||Dia. (mm)||50% Ext. (N)||100% Ext. (N)||Nominal |
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.