3 Strand Matt Buff Polyester - 12mm

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3 Strand Matt buff uses modern fibres to mimic the traditional materials however without some of the issues associated with rotting, UV degradation and longevity.

A traditional looking performance sheet and halyard rope. This is a special polyester fibre laid to a 3-strand construction with the appearance of a quality hemp or jute. 

Data Table
Diameter (mm)Weight (kg/100)Breaking Strain (kg)
5 1.3 230
6 2.7 580

8

5.1 1.320
10 6.9 1.500
12 10.6 2.550
14 14.6 3.100
16 16.4 3.800
18 21.8

4.100

20

25.0 4.600
24 39.0 5.500
Technical Information
 CoreCover
Construction 3 strand  
Material Polyester  
Specific gravity 1.38  
Resistance to acid Yes  
Resistance to alkali Yes  
Resistance to UV Yes  
Resistance to heat ^230 C  
Extension at 50% 7%
Extension at break  
Features and Benefits
  • 3-strand spun polyester rope
  • Torque balanced
  • Heat set in production process
  • Traditional look and feel
  • Anti-kinking rope in use
  • Softer to the touch than standard polyester
Typical Applications
  • Halyard
  • Sheets
  • Hauling
  • Lifting
  • Mooring