Bitex 8 - 76mm

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An 8 strand construction made from a mix of polypropylene and polyester to deliver a hard wearing strong rope for general applications. Available in larger sizes up to 100mm in diameter.

This 8 strand rope is made up from a mixture of polyester and polypropylene yarns. The addition of the polyester to the rope delivers an improved abrasion and lower elongation. The product has a specific gravity of 0.99 and therefore floats making it suitable for a variety of mooring and towing
applications.

Technical Information
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Construction 8 plait PU Coating
Material Polyester / Dyneema┬«  
Specific gravity 1.38 / 0.97  
Resistance to acid Yes  
Resistance to alkali Yes  
Resistance to UV Yes  
Resistance to heat Yes  
Data Table
Diameter (mm)Weight (kg/100)Breaking Strain (kg)
40 31,000 79
44 37,100 97
48 43,600 115
52 50,650 134
56 58,100 156
60 66,100 180
64 74,600 204
68 83,700 230
72 93,300 258
76 104,150 288
80 115,000 319
84 126,500 353
88 138,000 386
96 163,000 458
Features and Benefits
  • Abrasion resistance
  • Good energy absorption
  • No water take up
  • Good resistance to chemicals
  • Floats below service
Typical Applications
  • Mooring
  • Towing
  • Commercial marine