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Our ballistic composite materials pair improved anti-ballistic performance with reduced weight in helmets and body armor.

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Learn how we are a world leader in high performance ballistic materials for lightweight vehicle armor designs.

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Tied to Performance

Spectra® fiber's lightweight strength makes it ideal for use in ropes when performance is critical – from industrial slings to marine cordage.

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Smooth Casting with Sensitive Lines

As the go-to braided fishing line material for serious anglers, Spectra® fiber offers strength combined with performance and sensitivity.

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State-Of-The-Art Spectra® Strength

Spectra fiber strengthened the ropes used in a sculpture by world-renowned artist Janet Echelman.

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    What’s New

    Honeywell Spectra Shield® Material Helps Reduce Weight Of Ballistic Handheld Shields By As Much As 20 Percent

    Safariland’s breakthrough design is the first of its kind to install lens caps directly into ballistic shields, enabling lighter weight without sacrificing protection

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    Honeywell Spectra Shield® Lightens Armor For The Australian Army’s New Ch-47f Chinook Helicopters

    Craig International Ballistics is using Spectra Shield® in new, removable helicopter armor that provides 30 percent lighter weight protection compared with other materials

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    Honeywell Meets Global Law Enforcement Demand With Increased Supply Of Centurion™ Fabric Made With Spectra®

    As the European Union and other regions transition to lighter weight law enforcement gear, new

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    Honeywell Launches Spectra® HC1000 To Provide Industry-Leading Rope Performance Throughout Product Lifecycles

    Rope made with new Spectra fiber surpasses steel wire ropes by providing industry’s longest-lasting

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    Fabrics Made For Military And Industrial Applications Get Tough With

    U.K. textile company Heathcoat Fabrics selects Spectra® to produce high-performance materials that combine strength, comfort and protection

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    Honeywell Material Helping Protect Brazil’s Second Largest State Police

    Vests made with Honeywell’s Gold Shield® provide improved performance and comfort

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    Honeywell Lightens Tactical Vests For Law Enforcement Officers By Up To 40 Percent

    New fabric made from next-generation Honeywell Spectra® fiber offers breakthrough lightweight protection

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    Safariland Uses Honeywell Spectra Shield® In New Protective Vests For Female Law Enforcement Officers

    Breakthrough design complements new male and neutral vest offerings that optimize lightweight comfort

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    Honeywell Sponsors Team Army Sports Foundation In Recuperation And Rehabilitation Of U.K. Wounded Soldiers

    Army sailors use ropes made with Honeywell’s best-in-class, ultra-lightweight Spectra® fibre

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    Honeywell Spectra Shield® Ballistic Materials Help Protect Military And Law Enforcement In Asia Pacific

    Leading Australian Body Armor Manufacturer Using Spectra Shield Technology for Vests and Plate Armor

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    Armorsource Selects Honeywell Spectra Shield® For Helmets Used By U.S. And International Militaries

    Spectra Shield® is ideal material to meet new requirements for combat helmet

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    DFNDR Armor Selects Honeywell Spectra® Material For New Military And Law Enforcement Body armor

    Honeywell’s Spectra Shield® to be used exclusively for R&D of next-generation body armor technology

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    Honeywell Spectra® Fibers and Composites

    As a leading manufacturer of advanced fibers and composites, Honeywell offers a range of products for nearly every application – from high-strength industrial ropes and fishing line to helmets, body armor and vehicle armor for members of the military and law enforcement.

    We manufacture Spectra® fiber, known as one of the world’s strongest and lightest manmade fibers. Using our patented shield technology, we also develop and manufacture Spectra Shield®, Gold Shield®, and Gold Flex® ballistic materials – trusted by military and police forces around the world for more than two decades.

    Honeywell maintains an active Spectra fiber and ballistic materials research and development program focused on meeting increased demand for its high-performance materials.

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