Cortland Double Braid – Polyester

Polyester Double Braid provides an excellent combination of high strength, low stretch, excellent weathering and easy handling. Of all the popular fibers polyester has the best weathering characteristics and the best wet abrasion resistance. Polyester Double Braid is identified with one external black marker.

Polyester Double Braid is delivered standard with an overlay marine finish and is available on special order with a spliceable polyurethane finish in clear or any of six colors.

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Description

Features and Benefits:

  • Low stretch
  • High strength
  • Soft hand
  • Torque free
  • Excellent wet strength
  • Meets MIL-DTL-24677B

Applications:

  • Winch lines
  • Utility pulling lines
  • Towing lines
  • Offshore anchor and lifting lines
  • Arborist bull ropes
  • Theatrical rigging lines

Certifications:

  • ABS
  • DNV-GL

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Nominal Diameter
(inches)
Size
(circ in.)
Approximate Weight
(lbs/100ft)
Minimum Tensile Strength
Spliced Rope
(lbs)
Minimum Tensile Strength
ISO Unspliced Rope
(lbs)
1/43/42.42,4002,700
5/1613.63,6004,000
3/81-1/84.84,8005,300
7/161-1/46.36,3007,000
1/21-1/28.68,4009,300
9/161-3/411.110,75011,900

ABS and DNV Type Approved Sizes

5/8213.112,30013,700
3/42-1/418.817,40019,300
7/82-3/425.624,00026,700
1333.531,20034,700
1-1/83-1/242.439,50043,900
1-1/43-3/452.348,10053,400
1-5/16457.853,10059,000
1-1/24-1/275.464,30071,400
1-5/8588.277,80086,400
1-3/45-1/2103.089,20099,100
26134.0110,000122,200
2-1/86-1/2151.0124,000137,800
2-1/47169.0141,000156,700
2-1/27-1/2209.0170,000188,900
2-5/88231.0186,000206,700
2-3/48-1/2265.0206,000228,900
39301.0237,000263,300
3-1/410354.0292,000324,400
3-5/811440.0348,000386,700
412536.0401,000445,600
4-1/413605.0454,000504,400

Tensile Strengths are determined in accordance with Cordage Institute 1500, Test Methods for Fiber Rope. Weights are calculated at linear density under standard preload (200d2) plus 4%. See reverse side for application and safety information.

 


Cortland Double Braid - Polyester Rope Technical Chart 1Technical Information

Specific gravity: 1.38*
Melting point: 482°F (250°C)
Critical temperature: 350°F (177°C)
Coefficient of friction: 0.12–0.15*
Elongation at break: 15–20%
Fiber water absorption: 0–1%
UV resistance: excellent
Wet abrasion: excellent
Dry abrasion: excellent

* Value based on data supplied by the fiber manufacturer for new, dry fiber

 

 

 

 

 

Brand

Cortland

CORTLAND COMPANY is an originator of synthetic fiber braiding manufacturing and possesses an understanding of the base properties of high-performance textiles. Combining the latest fiber technology, with extensive application experience, they manufacture custom braided rope, and rope lifting slings, for critical heavy lift applications. For almost 40 years, their custom-built solutions have been developed to work in the toughest environments and overcome some of the world’s greatest challenges.

Rope solutions include the market-leading Plasma®, Toro™, and other high-performance ropes. Lifting solutions include Plasma® fiber rope slings (eye-and-eye and grommet), Selantic® round slings, and Extender™ adjustable slings. By continuously developing their technologies, they enable customers to meet some of the world’s greatest challenges.

Cortland is a part of the Enerpac Tool Group (NYSE: EPAC), a diversified industrial company with operations in more than 30 countries.

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