HMPE

AcronymDefinition
HMPEHigh Modulus Polyethylene
HMPEHazardous Materials Program Evaluation (US DOT)
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The "Steel Wire Rope & Plastic Rope Market by Type of Lay (Regular Lay, Lang Lay), Material Type (PP, PET, Nylon, HMPE, Specialty Fibers), Application (Marine & Fishing, Sports & Leisure, Oil & Gas, Industrial & Crane) & Region - Global Forecast to 2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
Plastic ropes are made of synthetic fibers, such as nylon, polyester, HMPE, and polypropylene.
DSM's Dyneema(R) Diamond Technology enables breakthrough achievement as it allows us to reduce the required yarn diameter for this protection level by up to 50 percent versus conventional HMPE yarns."
Another material is Spectra, also an HMPE fiber with a little more creep than Dyneema.
A new net design replaced aramid with high-performance HMPE (high molecular polyethylene) rope.