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Lightweight high strength Seismic Ropes

Outperform the rest in every way

The marine seismic industry is a long-time user of ropes and lines made with Dyneema®. With proven performance in every environment, companies know that seismic ropes made with Dyneema® SK78 outperform the alternatives in every way.

Known reliability and leading edge performance

Marine seismic ropes made with Dyneema® SK78 are thinner yet stronger and safer - and they make it easier to position sensors precisely.


  • Thinner and lighter ropes reduce drag
  • Low elongation makes it easy to place sensors accuratel
  • Exceptional abrasion-resistance for cable protection

Real-world operational benefits

Using ropes with Dyneema®, PGS can tow up to 20 seismic streamers, getting higher resolution data yet keeping its fuel bills under control.

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Exceptionally low creep performance with Dyneema® Max Technology

The exceptionally low and predictable creep characteristics of Dyneema® Max Technology extend the range of applications to long-term permanently loaded systems. Even better, the elongation is easy to model using our Creep Design Tool. This enables engineers to treat creep elongation as just another design parameter.

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Dyneema® XBO Technology

Rope made with HMPE fiber already outperforms other synthetic fibers on bending performance. Now, with Dyneema® XBO Technology, HMPE ropes can have similar bending performance as specialty steel wire ropes. Result: Dyneema® XBO Technology significantly extends the service life of HMPE ropes under extreme bending conditions.

Where to buy

Only seismic ropes made with Dyneema® bear the Dyneema® diamond. Only our licensed partners make them. Find your seismic ropes with Dyneema® by clicking on one of our official partners, below. 

The Greenest Strength™

How does choosing Dyneema® help the environment? The Polarcus seismic survey vessel uses ropes made with Dyneema®. “I cannot remember the last time we had a failure”, says Erik Godoy.

  • 15% fuel saving
  • Up to 50% reduced material (thinner ropes & double the lifetime)
Read more about The Greenest Strength™