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More cost effective and safer mining ropes

Less downtime and less maintenance

Steel wire ropes used in mining need to be changed often. Mining rope with Dyneema® delivers the same performance at a fraction of the downtime. It's also lighter, so easier to handle. It's just as strong. It needs less maintenance. It absorbs vibrations. And it's safer.

Synthetic ropes made with Dyneema®: Unmatched reliability, safety, and productivity

Samson’s synthetic ropes made with Dyneema® focus on increasing mining productivity and safety, while reducing cost of operations. They are proven to outperform the steel wire ropes they replace. In mines that have switched to ropes made with Dyneema®, users report that properly used ropes are much safer to handle and increase operational efficiency. The result is unmatched reliability, safety, and productivity.

Learn how Samson ropes made with Dyneema® are helping mines save on manpower while making mining safer, on www.samsonrope.com.

Mining with Dyneema®

Watch how ropes made with Dyneema® help mines to be more efficient


Higher payloads and longer service life with lightweight synthetic pendants

Following thousands of tests and years of development, Applied Fiber and WireCo WorldGroup have introduced a suite of lightweight, impact-absorbing synthetic pendant solutions for terminating large and critical rope systems. The key enabling technology: Dyneema® DM20 XBO fiber.

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Better for productivity, efficiency, and safety

Ropes with Dyneema® last as long as SWR but are much quicker to replace (less downtime), and easier to handle (much safer). Ideal for draglines, electric rope shovels and work ropes.

Why Dyneema® beats steel in Mining

Whether it's suspension rope, hoist rope, dump rope, drag rope, or trip rope, ropes made with with Dyneema® are better than their steel wire rope equivalents in every way. Get the story at a glance with our Dyneema® in Mining infographic. 

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Cloud Peak shows compelling ROI with Applied Fiber’s synthetic main dragline pendants

Learn how the conversion from steel wire pendants to synthetic fiber pendants with Dyneema® DM20 fiber has provided numerous financial and operational benefits for Cloud Peak.

Read the press release on worldcoal.com

Arizona Copper Mine Sees Benefits of Shock Damping Fiber Pendants

A copper mining company in Arizona recently installed a shock dampening fiber pendant set on its 4100 shovel. Learn about the benefits achieved with Dyneema® DM20 fiber, which is specifically designed for use in long lasting, permanently loaded applications.

Read article on wireco.com

Where to buy

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