Dynamica DSC Winch Lines are custom-made and can be manufactured in diameters from 2 to 48 mm in continuous endless lengths. Dynamica DSC Winch Line is the ultimate synthetic replacement of heavy and dangerous steel wire. Dyneema® Winch Lines are designed with a core, which makes the rope compact and dimensionally stable. The highly abrasion resistant polyester or Dyneema® jacket ensures effective protection against abrasion. The state-of-the-art impregnation and stretch system ensure excellent spooling on any type of winch.
Winch Lines in operation are subject to tension and in some cases dirt, mud and rust can penetrate the rope. In order to avoid that, Dynamica Ropes developed a DSC coating system, in which the entire rope is undergoing a heat setting process in several steps.
Dynamica Ropes delivers Winch Lines for all kinds of lifting and pulling operations both Offshore and Onshore:
- Deep Sea Operations
- Deep Sea Lifting
- Cable Pulling
- Offshore Oil & Gas operations
- Research & seabed sampling
- Trawl Warps Winches, Gilson Lines
- Traction Winches
- 4×4 WD winches
- Armoured Vehicles Winches
- ROV Winch Lines
- Marine Winch Lines: Mooring Lines and Towing Lines
- Hoist winch in wind turbines
- Winch Lines for Gliders and Paragliders
DYNAMICA DSC Winch Lines for J-Tube cable pulling
Dynamica Ropes provided MacArtney with high-technology fiber ropes made with Dyneema® for 2 electrical winches, which are going to bring inter-array cables and export cables from the seabed onto the substation deck in Borkum Riffgrund 2 Offshore Windfarm.
The advanced & operation optimized winches are fitted with Dynamica’s Winch Lines called DYNAMICA SUPERIOR DSC.
These ropes were designed particularly to fit for the operation at 450 MW Borkum Riffgrund, which will consist of 56 MHI Vestas 8 MW turbines. The 200 kN winch is stationary for pulling export cables; the 150 kN winch rotates 360 degrees which reduces the costs of reversible units & sheave blocks and enables a straight pull into all J-tubes.
DYNAMICA SUPERIOR DSC is provided with a tailor-made heavy-duty jacket, which ensures extremely high abrasion resistance and protects the Winch Line when handling deep-water operations. The hard multilayer fiber core ensures compact and dimensionally stable Winch Lines, which easily are applied and handled on the electrical cable pulling winches.
Dynamica Ropes has developed a DSC coating system, which prevents mud and dirt to penetrate the rope during installation. The treatment is closing the fibers and the heat set process assures the impregnation to penetrate the rope. DYNAMICA DSC Winch Lines are the ultimate synthetic replacement of the heavy, greasy and dangerous steel wire. The project is expected to be fully commissioned in 2019.
Glider launch with static Dyneema® ropes/Dyneema® lines
We believe that static ropes or lines made with Dyneema® within a few years will replace steel wires in the glider business. Until now, steel wires have been used for launch, but there is a range of advantages using static ropes/lines for gliding instead. Based on several test flights, it is obvious that it is easier and more economical to use Dyneema® ropes / Dyneema® lines for gliding, compared with steel wire.
Midtjylland Gliding Club has during the past years used 5 mm DYNAMICA gliding ropes made with Dyneema® for glider launch and is very satisfied. Thomas Nielsen, gliding enthusiast, tells that the static ropes have been a proven success, and continues: “DYNAMICA gliding ropes are very comfortable during take-off because of the stiff construction. To compare, steel wire is much more elastic and contains after a short time a lot of gatherings, which make the take-off uneven.
Helicopter winch lines made with Dyneema®
Pacific Helicopters is using DYNAMICA ropes and has done it for the last 10 years. They use DYNAMICA ropes (helicopter long lines) to transport and positioning loads with helicopters since they have the most stable length due to an advanced heat setting system used during the production process.
Chief Pilot, Scott Laing says:
“It has been very successful. We use 12 mm longlines up to 250 feet and have a 5-year retirement life on those lines. Our maximum load is around 1200 kg, so the DYNAMICA lines secure a very high safety factor.”
Winch lines for 4×4 – the synthetic replacement of steel wire
DYNAMICA ropes are widely used as Recovery Ropes for different kinds of situations and in different weather conditions. Dynamica Recovery Ropes are not affected by oil or water and are just as strong whether used in dry, cold or wet conditions.