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High Strength RopePlasma, Spectra, Dyneema and Amsteel are HMPE, High-modulus polyethylene fibers produced by gel-spinning ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE). These fibers are chemically inert, and independent studies have confirmed that Dyneema performs well in dry, wet, salty and humid conditions, as well as other situations where chemicals are present. Strong resistance to photo degradation when exposed to UV light. The high UV resistance of the fiber ensures continuing high performance.
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Rope Characteristics:

  • Floats
  • Highest strength-to-weight ratio of any fiber - stronger than wire cable of the same size
  • Elongation characteristics comparable to wire rope with a higher strength to weight ratio
  • Highest abrasion resistance of any fiber
  • Excellent dynamic toughness
  • Very low elongation (3 - 5 percent)
  • Excellent flex fatigue resistance
  • Low resistance to heat
  • Susceptible to creep
  • Easily spliced
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    Samson, AMSTEEL-BLUE Rope

    Samson, AMSTEEL-BLUE Rope

    Mfr. Samson

    AmSteel-Blue is a torque-free 12-strand single braid that yields the maximum in strength-to-weight ratio and, size-for-size, is the same strength as steel—but it's so light, it floats...
    Sale Price From $0.19

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    Samson AmSteel Line, Rope

    Samson AmSteel Line, Rope

    Mfr. Samson

    Samson AmSteel Line, Rope. Twelve-strand braid construction of high molecular weight polyethylene (HMWPE) fiber rope that is tension-set in conjunction with American Group's "Parallay" plying process.
    $0.89 - $15.96

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    Spectra 12 Strand Single Braid Rope, 600' or 1200'

    Spectra 12 Strand Single Braid Rope, 600' or 1200'

    Mfr. Continental Western

    Spectra 12 Strand Single Braid Rope, 600' or 1200'. Stronger than steel, it floats and will not absorb water. Use for tapered sheets, halyards, or running backstays...
    $182.58 - $2,970.44

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    Samson, AMSTEEL-BLUE Rope, w/ Visible Tracer

    Samson, AMSTEEL-BLUE Rope, w/ Visible Tracer

    Mfr. Samson

    Made with Dyneema SK-78 is a torque-free, 12-strand single braid that yields the maximum in strength-to-weight ratio and, size-for-size, is the same strength as steel—it's so light, it floats!
    $57.95 - $501.89

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    Amsteel rope

    could you use 1/4 inch Amsteel rope in a boat trailer winch to pull a 2400 pound boat on to a roller trailer.

    Thanks

    Submitted by: Mike
    Answer

    Hello, 1/4" is good for 8,600lbs


     
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