8 Plait Pre-stretched Polyester

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A hard wearing product that is manufactured with high tenacity polyester. Available in colours and long lengths.

A traditional all round performer, 8 plait pre-stretched polyester finds a multitude of uses. Designed for a low stretch high value product, the rope has durability that allows it to be used in many general purpose applications.

Technical Information
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Construction 8 Plait n/a
Material Polyester n/a
Specific gravity 1.38 n/a
Resistance to acid Yes n/a
Resistance to alkali Yes n/a
Resistance to UV Yes n/a
Resistance to heat ^230 C n/a
Extension at 50% 5%
Extension at break  
Data Table
Diameter (mm)Weight (kg/100)Breaking Strain (kg)
3 0.9 250
4 1.5 420
5 2.1 600
6 3.2 880
8 5.7 1,000
10 8.5 1.700
Features and Benefits
  • Good all round durability
  • High knot strength
  • Abrasion resistant construction
  • Good grip on winches
  • UV resistant
  • Torsionally stable construction
Typical Applications
  • General purpose
  • Control lines
  • Reefing lines
  • Lashing