myMaker - Events - Chinese Version
Search Product, Company or News
Home > Security & Intelligent Building > Police & Defense > News
DSM Dyneema B.V. logo
DSM Dyneema B.V.
Company  |  News  |  Products  |  Contact Us

Customer Innovations in Protective Equipment with Dyneema to Feature at GPEC

9/9/2012

The Netherlands, August 23, 2012 - Latest innovations with Dyneema®, made by customers in protective equipment for law enforcement personnel will be on display on the DSM Dyneema stand B43 at GPEC 2012, the 7th General Police Equipment Exhibition & Conference taking place in Leipzig on 11-13th September.

GPEC is Europe's leading specialized trade fair intended exclusively for members of law enforcement and military authorities, with a strong focus is on police equipment and special technologies, safety technology and services. DSM Dyneema, the inventor and producer of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMwPE) fiber and Unidirectional (UD), branded as Dyneema®, will demonstrate proven products made by its customers. These material applications are especially developed for use in products to protect police and special forces, guards, and security-related personnel, and are all certified according to strict German specifications covering ballistic protection armour, including Schutzklasse edition October 2008.

Dyneema® material is widely applied in ballistic vests, inserts and helmets, where its combination of outstanding mechanical strength and low weight can be taken advantage of to produce protective equipment that is highly effective and comfortable to wear. Products are based on soft ballistic (SB) systems developed for use in vests and to provide protection against handgun ammunition, fragments and knives; and hard ballistic (HB) systems, intended for anti-ballistic inserts, shields and helmets, and providing protection against higher threats.

"Germany is an important market for DSM Dyneema," says Dirk Louwers, Marketing Manager Life Protection. "At GPEC 2012, we are very happy to be able to display some of the most innovative and successful pieces of protective equipment with Dyneema®, developed by our customers."

DSM Dyneema will further demonstrate the performance capabilities of protective equipment with Dyneema® material in two technical and peer-reviewed papers to be presented at PASS 2012, the biennial Personal Armour Systems Symposium this year being held in Nuremberg on September 17-21st. The first paper will show how armour made with Dyneema® retain its properties, even after exposure to temperatures as high as 90oC; the second will demonstrate how ballistic articles with Dyneema® subjected to real-time ageing retain the ballistic resistance specified in the design phase.

Please feel welcome to visit us at stand B43 in Hall 2, or on our website www.dyneema.com/GPEC2012

Related Exhibition:
GPEC 2012
7th General Police Equipment Exhibition & Conference
9/11/2012 - 9/13/2012
Venue: Leipzig Exhibition Centre, Leipzig, Germany

Related News
  • MOOG DEVELOPS NON-LETHAL GRENADE LAUNCHER FOR RAPID DEPLOYMENT 6/21/2012
  • Get inspired by the latest developments with Dyneema® at Eurosatory 2012 6/7/2012
  • DSM DYNEEMA INTRODUCES DYNEEMA SB71 10/25/2011
  • Police & Defense Exhibitions
    Eastman Gun Show Savannah 2020
    6/5/2020 - 6/6/2020
    Savannah GA, United States
    North Florida Gun Show Jacksonville 2020
    6/6/2020 - 6/7/2020
    Jacksonville FL, United States
    North Florida Gun Show Ft. Walton Beach 2020
    6/13/2020 - 6/14/2020
    Fort Walton Beach FL, United States
    Fishersville Gun Show 2020
    6/13/2020 - 6/14/2020
    Fishersville VA, United States
    Columbia Gun & Knife Show 2020
    6/13/2020 - 6/14/2020
    Columbia SC, United States
    More Trade Shows


    About newMaker | Gold Suppliers | Contact Us | showsbee.com | showseye.com | newMaker China | My newMaker  
    © newMaker.com. All Rights Reserved