Cortland Spectra® 12 Strand and 12×12

Spectra® 12 strand provides very high strength, low stretch and excellent abrasion resistance in a single braid construction. The equivalent weight rope is more than 3 times as strong as polyester and has less than one half of the elongation.

Spectra® 12 strand is delivered standard with a polyurethane finish and is easily spliced using a simple lockstitch type splice, 4-3-2 or 5-4-3 Tuck Splice. It’s soft, torque free braided construction provides easy handling.

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Description

Features and Benefits:

  • Very low stretch
  • Very high strength
  • Soft hand
  • Torque free
  • Easy splicing
  • Floats

Applications:

  • Vessel mooring lines
  • Tug winch lines
  • Emergency towlines
  • Utility winch and pulling lines
  • Recreational vehicle winch lines
  • 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
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12 Strand

7/645/160.331,1251,300
1/83/80.531,8002,000
3/169/161.03,6004,000
1/43/41.66,0006,700
5/1615/162.69,00010,000

ABS and DNV Type Approved Sizes

12 Strand

3/81-1/83.713,90015,400
7/161-1/44.214,80016,400
1/21-1/26.422,50025,000
9/161-3/47.927,70030,800
5/8210.636,60040,700
3/42-1/413.343,20048,000
7/82-3/419.661,00067,800
1323.472,00080,000
1-1/163-1/427.681,00090,000
1-1/83-1/231.991,800102,000
1-1/43-3/436.2102,600114,000
1-5/16441.7114,300127,000
1-1/24-1/251.7141,300157,000
1-5/8565.7167,400186,000
1-3/45-1/278.4198,000220,000

12×12 Strand

2691.4225,000250,000
2-1/86-1/2109.0270,000300,000
2-1/47122.0317,700353,000
2-1/27-1/2148.0360,000400,000
2-5/88167.0370,800412,000
2-3/48-1/2187.0405,000450,000
39214.0508,500565,000
3-1/410261.0616,500685,000
3-5/811324.0765,000850,000
412394.0900,0001,000,000

Sizes available up to 8-1/4″ diameter (200 mm). 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 Spectra 12-Strand Rope Technical Chart 1Technical Information

Specific gravity: 0.98*
Melting point: 284°F (140°C)
Critical temperature: 150°F (65°C)
Coefficient of friction: 0.09–0.12*
Elongation at break: 3%–4%
Fiber water absorption: 0%
UV resistance: moderate
Wet abrasion: superior
Dry abrasion: superior

* 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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