Ropes

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New LS

Composition:

  • Cover – 16-plait continuous polyester braid.
  • Intermediate cover – 16-plait continuous polyester braid.
  • Core – 16-plait Pentex® braid.

Characteristics

With its double cover and low stretch polyester core (7% stretch at break), this rope is ideal for all anti-twist cable needs.

Anti twist

Composition:

  • Cover – 16-plait polyester braid.
  • Intermediate cover – 16-plait polyester braid.
  • Core – Parallel aramid.

Characteristics

Extremely rigid. Low stretch (4,5%). Very high abrasion resistance. Ideal replacement for steel gennaker furling cables. Also available in Vectran® or PBO® core. Available only in white.

Hard braid

Composition:

  • Cover - 16-plait continuous polyester braid.
  • Core - Continuous parallel polyester

Characteristics

Lower braid angle helps maintain stiffness and consistent diameter. Available in white only.

Furling

Composition:

  • Cover – 16-plait mixed continuous Technora®/polyester braid.
  • Core – 16-plait continuous polyester braid.

Characteristics

For all furlers and in-boom furlers. With its equal-sized core and cover, the furling line can be easily spliced.

Polyester boltrope

Composition:

  • 3-strand polyester.

Characteristics

Specially designed to be machine sewable. Heat stabilised to avoid shrinkage. More flexible version for hand stitching available on demand. Available in white only.

Shock cord

Available diameters:

4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 8mm, 10mm

Ouranos

Composition:

  • Cover – 16-plait continuous polyester braid.
  • Core – 16-plait Dyneema® SK78 braid (parallel cores for diameters up to 5mm).

Characteristics

Stronger than aramid for a lower density. Low stretch. Easy to splice. Also good for industrial use.

Atlantis

Composition:

  • Cover – 16 or 24-plait continuous polyester braid.
  • Core – 12 or 16-plait Vectran® braid (parallel cores for diameters up to 5mm).

Characteristics

Characteristics: Low stretch at break. High heat resistance. No creep when under load. Can be spliced.

Whipping twine

Composition:

  • Thin twine (0,9 mm)
  • Medium twine (1,2 mm)

Splicing needles

Composition:

  • Set of 4 needles: Ø 4 / 5,5 / 7,5 / 10 mm
  • Set of 5 needles: Ø 4 / 5,5 / 7,5 / 10 / 13 mm
Breaking load in kg
Rope diameter in mm New ls Anti twist Hard braid Furling Hollow braid Polyester boltrope Ouranos Atlantis
1
1,5
2 110 110 105
2,5
3 200 360 420
3,5 225
4 370 450 500 525
4,5 400
5 610 320 600 930
5,5 690
6 760 850 390 1250 1200
6,5 970
7 1105 896 510
7,5 1150
8 1360 1200 1344 1450 850
9 1350 1680 1150
10 2400 1500 2016 2975 1450
11 1850 2240
12 3450 1850 2912 4120 2100
13 2350
14 5250 2900
15 4500
16 5550 6980
18 5500 8200
20 14725
22 19000