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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.

Hunting for neutrinos with Dyneema®

Using Dyneema® DM20 in an ambitious project 2,5km down the ocean. KM3NeT needed ropes that provided the perfect tradeoff between strength, drag, and creep-resistance. Discover how Dyneema® offers crucial help in moving closer to realization. 

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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)
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Renowned and certified

Dyneema® DM20 and Dyneema® SK78 fibers are renowned for their quality, consistency and performance. This has resulted in Approval of Manufacturing Certificates by DNV GL, and in Type Approvals by Bureau Veritas and ABS. If you want to know more about our certifications, please contact us.