Competitor also launches bullet proof material
Dutch DSM is launching DYNEEMA® as a new innovative light weight ballistic material for use in law enforcement and military protective vests. The high performance Dyneema® SB 71, a unidirectional (UD) grade made of UHMMWPE Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene fibre from DSM Dyneema. The new product meets the most demanding standards in the field of SB Soft Ballistic armour and for manufacturers it means reduction of cost, time and material and therefore also beneficial for the environment. The new fibre is of high durability and resistance to moisture, UV rays and chemicals and vests can be upgraded to protect against heavier rifle fire using class-leading inserts made with Dyneema®.