Polyamide propels Dutch Paralympics cycle team

09/05/2012

The Dutch Paralympic cycling team competing at the London Paralympics (from 29 August until 9 September) are using new, ultra-light and strong chains incorporating rollers made of Stanyl polyamide 46 from DSM Engineering Plastics (Singapore).

These new chains were developed by DSM, innovation partner of the Dutch Olympic Committee (NOC*NSF), and the Royal Dutch Cycling Union (KNWU), in collaboration with KMC Chain Europe (Nijehaske, The Netherlands), the world's largest manufacturer of bicycle chains. "This is the future! It's something that all racing cyclists will want to use at the Rio Olympics, and we're already using it now," says Eelke van der Wal, the Paralympic cycling team's coach....
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