Dyneema® SK78 for heavy lifting

Dyneema® is helping realize some of the world’s largest engineering mega projects.

Why choose Dyneema® SK78?

Increasingly large infrastructure and energy projects mean heavier and more complex lifts, tighter turnarounds, and mounting costs. This is putting operators under pressure to deliver without compromising on job site safety or protection of payloads. Slings with Dyneema® SK78 fiber have proven to overcome these challenges by their superior reliability, durability and safety. Onshore and offshore with the most demanding contractors in the world.

Watch our video and read the article to discover how round slings made with Dyneema® SK78 helped transport monopiles for the Yunlin offshore wind farm project in Taiwan. Mega monopile manufacturer Steelwind (Nordenham, Germany) needed to perform a challenging multi-lifting set of 2,000-tonne lifts. The safety, reliability and efficiency offered by slings made with Dyneema® SK78 were vital to the success of this project.


The 3 Key factors

Discover what gives lifting slings made with Dyneema® SK78 their superior service life and exceptional performance.

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Lifting slings with bio-based Dyneema®

Heerema Marine Contractors has selected ISCC certified bio-based Dyneema® fiber as the material of choice for their lifting slings. The lifting slings will be used to transport and install 111 turbine foundations and 2 large offshore substations for a large offshore wind farm project, and fits Heerema’s recently announced sustainability goal. Bio-based Dyneema® fiber is the first ever bio-based HMPE fiber. It has the same performance and specifications as conventional Dyneema®, however has a carbon footprint that is 90% less than generic HMPE.

Customer success stories

Take a look at our customer success stories to see how lifting slings made with Dyneema® proved to be very safe, reliable, and durable in the most demanding lifting operations.

Steelwind Nordenham and Lift-Tex

“For this kind of demanding lifting operation, I wouldn’t recommend using anything other than Dyneema® SK78.”

Patrick van der Veen, Operations Manager, Lift-Tex Industrie B.V.

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ALE Heavy Lift (Currently Mammoet)

“ALE’s ability to install, complete modules meant there was no need to move the ship’s hull for final construction.”

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Allseas Group

“The use of slings made with Dyneema® is a proven technology for Allseas. The lightweight specifications of the slings allowed for a relatively compact design of the winch solution. This allowed for smaller winches in the forecastles of the bows of the Pioneering Spirit.”

Zylvester Nocua, R&D Engineer, Allseas Group

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“In the case of jacket relocations, the weight reduction means that we save at least 45 minutes on each lifting operation .”

Peter Blazejewicz, Manager Lift & Transport Engineering, LPO

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Renowned and certified

Dyneema® SK78 fiber is renowned for its quality, consistency and performance. This has resulted in an Approval of Manufacturing Certificate by DNV GL, and in Type Approvals by Bureau Veritas and ABS. If you want to know more about our certifications, please contact us.

Where to buy

Only slings, ropes and cables made with the world’s strongest fiber bear the Dyneema® diamond. Find your lifting slings with Dyneema®, only manufactured by our official partners.