Game changing properties

Dyneema® is a man made fiber, thus a natural choice. Apparel that lasts longer is better for our environment. Here you find selected cases of the game changing properties of Dyneema®.

Adidas Ultra Boost - a featherlight powerhouse

Fusing peak performance and high fashion and using one of the most advanced materials Adidas ever worked with, creative directors James Carnes & Dirk Schonberger developed the ultimate version of the Ultra BOOST running shoe.

Lightweight, resilient, sublime. Made with Dyneema®.

Hyperlite Mountain Gear - Pack lightly

Hyperlite Mountain Gear is committed to researching, developing, and keeping up-to-date with the latest advancements in materials technology. Their main focus: durable and ultralight gear, such as backpacks made from A 210D nylon reinforced with Dyneema®.

Giant-Alpecin Bib Short – Ride with confidence

Cycling shorts used by the Giant-Alpecin team, manufactured by Exteondo. The innovation is a result of close cooperation between DSM scientists, their fabric developer partner Taiana, Giant Alpecin’s technical staff, and their clothing supplier Exteondo. It offers supreme endurance ride comfort and features seamless braces and Etxeondo’s Urraki – a chamois pad with high density, elastic and multi-thickness properties.

Levi’s 501 Strong series - Making a classic last longer

On a quest to develop their strongest denim to date, the Levi’s fabric innovation team tested a variety of synthetic fibers. Result: Levi’s most classic model, the 501, became the first Dyneema® reinforced jeans.

Find out more about it in our interview with Neil Bell. After having been for 14 years global fabric innovation manager at Levi Strauss & Co (where he worked on the development of Levi’s ‘501 Strong’), he now works for DSM Dyneema on business and product development.

SAINT - 20 times tougher than a standard denim jacket

Saint blends fibers such as Dyneema® with naturals like cotton, wool and silk, to design motorcycle denim that outperforms your typical jeans and jacket combo. The result: a denim with 360º torsional strength - motorcycle tested impact, burst and abrasion resilience. Want to know more? Founder Mike Lelliot tells you all about SAINT here.