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DSM Dyneema expands global ballistic materials R&D capabilities for helmets

DSM DyneemaThe Netherlands, 9 May 2017 - DSM Dyneema has announced expansion of its ballistic materials research and development capabilities specific to helmet applications. With this, DSM Dyneema is demonstrating its commitment to supporting global armor manufacturers seeking to create next generation lightweight, high performance helmet designs and technologies based on Dyneema® material advancements.

DSM Dyneema wins significant patent case in Israel

DSM DyneemaThe Netherlands, 23 February 2017 - DSM Dyneema, the inventor and manufacturer of Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber, has prevailed after a long-lasting challenge in Israel of one of its key patents. An Israeli firm — the publicly held FMS Enterprises Migun Ltd. of Tel Aviv — had been trying to prevent the issuance of this patent through a series of opposition proceedings and appeals.

DSM Dyneema successfully defends key patent against competitor challenge

DSM DyneemaThe Netherlands, 27 September 2016 - DSM Dyneema, inventor and manufacturer of Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber™, has again successfully defended a key patent from challenge before the European Patent Office (EPO) Opposition division. The company Teijin Aramid had challenged the EPO’s previous grant of DSM Dyneema’s European patent (EP1575758B), which covers pressed products based on specific improved Uni Directional (UD) systems, typically designed and used in high end armor applications such as helmets, inserts, and vehicle armor. DSM’s technology aims at pressed products with improved performance at higher temperatures, while still maintaining good performance at ambient temperature.

First Armour at SOFEX Jordan showcases Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology from DSM Dyneema

DSM DyneemaThe Netherlands, 9 May 2016 - DSM Dyneema today announced that company First Armour, an affiliate of the KADDB Investment Group (KIG), is showcasing at SOFEX Jordan 2016 exhibition the lightest available insert. This panel, to be worn in combination with a protective vest, was tested according to NIJ Standard-0101.04 Level III and 7.62x39 MSC, featuring Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology. The new DP3/3+/L insert, weighing less than one kilo, sharply decreases the load carried by operational units while maintaining a high level of ballistic protection. Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology is a radical innovation based on Dyneema®, the leading brand of ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fiber. It enables customers to create very light armor solutions. The protective insert is manufactured by First Armour in Jordan, for high-end use in law enforcement and embassy guards in the region.

DSM Dyneema showcases latest Dyneema® Anti Stab Technology and its role in developing next generation multi-threat protection body armor at DSA 2016

Multi Threat Protective Vest Made with Dyneema® Anti Stab Technology.
(Photo DSM Dyneema, DYNPR337)Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 14 April 2016 - DSM Dyneema is showcasing its recently launched Dyneema® Anti Stab Technology at the 15th Defence Services Asia (DSA) Exhibition and Conference 2016 (Hall 3, booth #3032). Based on Dyneema®, the leading brand of ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fiber, Dyneema® Anti Stab Technology is the latest patented anti-stab material for soft armor applications which can be combined with Dyneema® soft ballistic products to develop the next generation high performance, lightweight and comfortable multi-threat protection body armor.

DSM Dyneema highlights innovative Dyneema® Technologies for next generation high performance, lightweight body armor at Defexpo India 2016

Protective vest made with Dyneema® Anti Stab Technology. (Photo DSM Dyneema, DYNPR335) South Goa, India, 28 March 2016 - DSM Dyneema is highlighting its latest range of technologies and solutions for developing next generation body armor that offers higher ballistic and multi threat protection at a lighter weight, with greater user comfort and mobility at Defexpo India from 28 – 31 Mar 2016, (Hall 4, Booth #4.1.7).

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