Best Practices

DSM Dyneema

16 july 2018|In practice

Dyneema® from DSM is a unique polyethylene fiber that combines maximum strength with minimal weight. Although the factories are located in the United States and Heerlen (NL), DSM Dyneema likes to use the specialist knowledge at Chemelot.

The fiber was developed around 1960 in the DSM laboratory on the Campus. Nowadays, DSM Dyneema regularly engages researchers who help the organization to further sharpen the production process. They also conduct research on the basis of which DSM Dyneema's own RT&D department is better able to develop new products or to improve the properties of existing products.

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