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Rope ID Rope Name MET Diameter MET Average Spliced Break Strength MET Minimum Spliced Break Strength MET Maximum Working Load MET Weight MET
1 Polydyne 6|8|10|11|13|14|16|19|22|25|29|32|33|38 1134|1724|2268|3402|4990|6804|8573|11793|15241|19051|23587|29483|34927|40823 1021|1551|2041|3062|4491|6123|7716|10614|13717|17146|21228|26535|31434|36741 227|345|454|680|998|1361|1715|2359|3048|3810|4717|5897|6985|8165 2.8|4.2|6.5|8.6|11.3|14.4|20.2|27.5|36.3|46.9|61.7|75.6|81.8|98.2
2 Crystalyne 5|6|8|10|11|13|14|16|17|19|22|25|29|32 1360|2270|3265|5220|6900|9080|11800|13620|18160|20430|28600|36320|45400|54480 1224|2043|2939|4698|6210|8172|10620|12258|16344|18387|25740|32688|40860|49032 272|454|653|1044|1379|1816|2360|2724|3632|4086|5720|7264|9080|10896 2.1|3.3|4.5|6.6|9.1|12.7|16.5|17.9|28.0|29.8|36.3|49.6|61.9|68.5
3 Aracom 100 3|4|5|6|8|10|11|13|14|16|19|22|25 998|1588|2245|3992|5738|7983|10727|12973|16828|22680|29483|38102|45359 898|1429|2021|3592|5164|7185|9655|11675|15145|20412|26535|34292|40823 200|318|449|798|1148|1597|2145|2595|3366|4536|5897|7620|9072 0.7|1.3|1.6|3.0|4.6|6.6|8.3|11.5|15.3|18.6|27.5|35.9|44.1
4 XTC 12 13 2722|3357 272|336 10.0|12.3
7 Oceanographer’s Brait 17|19|22|25|29|32 6810|8090|10985|13480|17025|21070 6129|7281|9887|12132|15323|18963 1839|2185|2966|3640|4597|5689 15.6|19.9|27.5|35.3|41.7|50.6
8 XTC 16 13 2812 281 11.2
9 XTC 24 - Blaze/Bandit/Blue Moon 2540|2948 254|295 8.9|9.7
10 XTC 24 - Sunburst/IMORI 2812|2948 281|295 9.7|10.4
12 Nylon Brait 10|13|16|17|19|22|25|29|32|38|41|44 1800|3750|4150|5500|5850|6800|7700|10000|12250|15750|18350|25700|30700|38450 1620|3375|3735|4950|5265|6120|6930|9000|11025|14175|16515|23130|27630|34605 360|750|830|1100|1170|1360|1540|2000|2450|3150|3670|5140|6140|7690 5.7|9.1|9.5|14|14.3|16.4|20.8|28.3|35.3|45.4|53|74.1|88.5|110.1
14 Unitrex XS-8 38|44|48|54|64|73|89|95|108|121 61740|75360|96700|123485|146640|213380|290560|363200|458540|566590 55566|67824|87030|111137|131976|192042|261504|326880|412686|509931 15435|18840|24175|30871|36660|53345|72640|90800|114635|141648 77|106|134|158|222|319|432|566|730|893
15 Yalex 6|8|10|11|13|14|16|19|22|25|29|32|33|38|41|44|51 1135|1815|2720|4945|6170|7490|8395|10895|16115|19520|25420|29735|33935|42445|51075|54480|60470 1022|1634|2448|4451|5553|6741|7556|9806|14504|17568|22878|26762|30542|38201|45968|49032|54423 227|363|544|989|1234|1498|1679|2179|3223|3904|5084|5947|6787|8489|10215|10896|12094 3.3|4.2|6.0|9.7|13.0|16.7|18.0|25.3|38.1|48.1|52.0|58.5|69.4|89.3|123.6|140.0|174.2
16 Cat’s Eye Ultrex 13|14|16|19|22|25|29|32|33|38|41|44|51 16975|20430|24060|34050|44490|54480|67190|78085|83535|104420|129390|149820|177060 15278|18387|21654|30645|40041|49032|60471|70277|75182|93978|116451|134838|159354 3395|4086|4812|6810|8898|10896|13438|15617|16707|20884|25878|29964|35412 9.2|11.2|13.4|18.2|26.2|31.6|42.7|53.8|62.2|84.9|96.8|116.2|137.0
17 ​Lugger Line 13|16|19|22|25 3265|4540|5900|7170|9805 2939|4086|5310|6453|8825 653|908|1180|1434|1961 7.1|9.8|12.7|15.5|21.1
18 Maxibraid 3|4|5|6|8|10|11|13|14|16|19|22|25|29|32|33|38|44|51 816|1225|1950|2995|4445|6490|8170|12020|14525|17930|22245|31325|37225|49030|54480|59020|70820|104420|113500 734|1103|1755|2696|4001|5841|7353|10827|13073|16137|20003|28193|33503|44127|49032|53118|63738|93978|102150 163|245|390|599|889|1297|1633|2404|2903|3583|4445|6260|7439|9806|10896|11804|14164|20884|22700 0.6|1|1.5|2.2|3.6|5.2|6|9.7|11.2|13.7|18.9|25.6|31.2|39.4|51.6|58.8|67.7|104.1|119
19 PE-12 8|10|11|13|14|16|19|22|25 1770|2675|4540|5675|7170|8395|10555|15590|18885 1593|2408|4086|5108|6453|7556|9500|14031|16997 354|535|980|1135|1434|1679|2111|3118|3777 4.3|5.8|9.5|12.7|15.6|17.0|25.9|38.6|46.6
20 Pilot Line 8 1630 1467 326 3.4
21 Ph.D Racer Rope 6|8|11|13 1955|3091|3864|6046 0.6|1.0|1.3|1.9
22 PolyPlus Braid 6|10|11|13|14|16|19 1040|2040|2720|3855|4650|5445|7715 936|1836|2448|3470|4185|4901|6944 208|408|544|771|930|1089|1543 2.2|5.2|6.7|9.2|10.6|14.6|19.5
23 Ultrex 2|3|4|5|6|8|10|11|13|14|16|19|22|25|29|32|33|38|41|44|51|54|57|64|67|70|76 360|995|1540|2720|4540|6125|9080|11665|16975|20430|24060|34050|44490|54480|67190|78085|83535|104420|129390|149820|177060|195220|217920|240620|271490|299640|345040 49,032|324|896|1386|2448|4086|5513|8172|10499|15278|18387|21654|30645|40041|60471|70277|75182|93978|116346|134838|159354|175698|196128|216558|244341|269676|310536 72|199|308|544|908|1225|1816|2333|3395|4086|4812|6810|8898|10896|13438|15617|16707|20884|25878|29964|35412|39044|43584|48124|54298|59928|69008 0.2|0.5|0.7|1.5|2.5|3.6|5.2|6.8|9.2|11.2|13.4|18.2|26.2|31.6|42.7|53.8|62.2|84.9|96.8|116.2|137.0|154.1|171.2|207.0|235.3|263.6|302.3
24 Vectrus 2|3|4|5|6|8|10|11|13|14|16|19|22|25|32|35|38|41 363|1043|1905|2540|3719|6078|8709|11113|14515|17236|23814|32659|40370|49442|66678|84822|95254|111130 327|939|1715|2286|3348|5470|7838|10002|13063|15513|21432|29393|36333|44497|60010|76340|85729|100017 73|209|381|508|744|1216|1742|2223|2903|3447|4763|6537|8081|9897|13347|16979|19068|22246 0.3|0.7|1.3|1.8|2.8|4.2|6.6|8.5|11.2|15.3|21.7|29.8|39|47.8|70.7|89.6|104.2|122.7
27 Aracom Miniline 2|3|4|5|6|8|10|11|13|14|16|19|22|25 200|385|745|1085|1815|2720|3630|5810|7670|9985|13845|16340|25420|35410|42675 180|347|671|977|1634|2448|3267|5229|6903|8987|12461|14706|22878|31869|38408 40|77|149|217|363|544|726|1162|1534|1997|2769|3268|5084|7082|8535 0.3|0.6|1.2|1.5|2.5|3.3|4.9|6.8|10.0|11.9|15.8|17.9|31.3|38.6|50.5
28 Portland Braid 6|8|10|11|13|14|16|19|22|25|29|32|38|44|51|57|64|67 1040|1630|2220|2995|4540|5035|6760|8170|13370|17430|20430|23605|30415|43130|56295|68100|76360|95340 936|1467|1998|2696|4086|4532|6084|7353|12033|15687|18387|21245|27374|38817|50666|61290|68724|85806 208|326|444|599|908|1007|1352|1634|2674|3486|4086|4721|6083|8626|11295|13620|15272|19068 3.3|5.2|7.4|9.4|11.8|14.9|19.4|24.4|40.4|54.5|64.8|80.4|103.0|153.4|196.6|230.8|257.0|327.6
29 ULS Yacht Braid 6|8|10|11|13|14|16|19 3.3|5.2|7.4|9.4|13.1|17.3|21.0|26.8
30 Ultrex Plus 6|8|10|11|13|14|16|19|22|25|29|32|33|38|41|44|51 2720|4310|5765|6945|9985|12620|14980|20430|27240|34050|44490|54480|67190|78085|83535|104420|129390 2448|3879|5189|6251|8987|11358|13482|18387|24516|30645|40041|49032|60471|70277|75182|93978|116451 544|862|1153|1389|1997|2524|2996|4086|5448|6810|8898|10896|13438|15617|16707|20884|25878 3.6|4.3|5.7|7.3|10.9|11.9|16.4|21.0|32.2|38.7|52.9|64.8|68.1|91.3|106.8|127.5|161.7
31 Yalon 6|8|10|11|13|14|16|19|22|25|29|32|33|38|41|44|51|57 950|1585|2175|2950|3765|5445|7715|9530|13390|15435|21565|24060|27690|36320|40175|48120|58565|76270 855|1427|1958|2655|3389|4901|6944|8577|12051|13892|19409|21654|24921|32688|36158|43308|52709|68643 190|317|435|590|753|1089|1543|1906|2678|3087|4313|4812|5538|7264|8035|9624|11713|15254 2.2|4.2|5.5|7.9|10.4|14.9|19.4|24.1|34.7|42.4|56.1|65.4|73.9|91.0|102.0|127.9|150.4|195.1
32 Aracom T 5|6|8|10|11|13|14|16|19|22|25|29|32 2175|3085|4400|6355|7945|10665|12485|15435|17705|27690|36320|43130|49030 1958|2777|3960|5720|7151|9599|11237|13892|15935|24921|32688|38817|44127 435|617|880|1271|1589|2133|2497|3087|3541|5538|7264|8626|9806 2.2|4.0|5.7|7.6|10.1|13.0|14.9|19.8|25.2|36.5|48.4|67.0|75.9
34 Double Esterlon 6|8|10|11|13|14|16|19|22|25|27|29|32|33|38|41|44|51 1225|1815|2540|3265|4900|6030|7715|9440|14070|19975|21335|22700|26240|28965|34590|40515|48395|57700 1103|1634|2286|2939|4410|5427|6944|8496|12663|17978|19202|20430|23616|26069|31131|36464|43556|51930 245|363|508|653|980|1206|1543|1888|2814|3995|4267|4540|5248|5793|6918|8103|9679|11540 3.4|4.8|6.3|8.2|11.6|14.3|20.4|24.9|35.7|51.4|58.8|64.5|79.7|86.4|103.2|126.6|154.9|184.7
35 Maxi-Moor II 13|16|19|22|25
36 Maxibraid Plus 6|8|10|11|13|14|16|19|21|22|25|29|32|33|38|41|44 2720|3855|4990|6810|9080|9985|12255|15890|18160|22700|27240|33140|38135|45400|53570|64465|76045 2448|3470|4491|6129|8172|8987|11030|14301|16344|20430|24516|29826|34322|40860|48213|58019|68441 544|771|998|1362|1816|1997|2451|3178|3632|4540|5448|6628|7627|9080|10714|12893|15209 3.6|4.3|5.7|8.0|10.9|13.0|18.5|22.3|25.8|34.5|42.0|50.5|59.4|68.1|86.4|106.8|127.5
37 Ph.D. Cruiser Rope 6|8|11|13 1.8|3.7|5.7|8.0
38 PoBOn 5|6|8|10|11|13|14|16|19|22|25|29|32 1995|3175|4990|7945|10895|13620|16570|20880|30870|43220|54930|69005|82170 1796|2858|4491|7151|9806|12258|14913|18792|27783|38898|49437|62105|73953 399|635|998|1589|2179|2724|3314|4176|6174|8644|10986|13801|16434 1.8|3.4|4.3|6.4|8.9|12.1|15.6|18.8|30.5|35.7|50.6|62.5|68.8
40 Shark Byte 8 29|32 12154|13186
41 Shark Byte 12 13|19|25|29 3758|9315|17159|19611
42 Uniline 10|13|16|19|22|25|29|32|35|38|41|44|48|51 2720|4765|7805|10985|14890|19155|24060|29280|35410|41765|49030|56750|65375|74455 2448|4289|7025|9887|13401|17240|21654|26352|31869|37589|44127|51075|58838|67010 680|1191|1951|2746|3723|4789|6015|7320|8853|10441|12258|14188|16344|18614 10.4|14.9|23.2|32.3|45.6|57.6|72.7|89.9|108.9|129.4|152.0|176.3|201.5|230.8
43 Unitrex 11|13|15|16|18|21|25|29|32|36|44|49|51|56 9080|11800|15435|19295|22925|33365|45400|56750|71730|88530|119855|140740|163440|195220 8172|10620|13892|17366|20633|30029|40860|51075|64557|79677|107870|126666|147096|175698 2270|2950|3859|4824|5731|8341|11340|14188|17933|22133|29964|35185|40860|48805 10.0|13.7|17.0|20.1|25.2|36.0|48.2|63.1|78.2|96.6|137.9|147.1|168.7|214.4
44 Vizzion 6|8|10|11|13|14 3.1|4.8|6.1|9.8|11.0|14.9
45 Kernmaster 10|11|13|16 1634|2898|3758|5108 182|322|418|568 6.0|8.2|11.3|17.0
46 ​Tech-Kern 11.4 9530 8577 953 11.3
76 Hy-Dee Brait 10|13|14|16|19 1450|2540|2860|3540|4765 1305|2286|2574|3186|4289 180|315|355|440|595 4.9|8.3|9.5|11.9|16.7
77 Larger Nylon Brait 51|57|67|76|83|102|127 45850|61740|78540|97610|123030|173880|273760 41265|55566|70686|87849|110727|156492|246384 9170|12348|15708|19522|24606|34776|54752 149|197|253|420|599|899
78 Larger Polyester Brait 51|57|67|76|83|102|127 45850|61740|78540|97610|123030|173880|273760 41265|55566|70686|87849|110727|156492|246384 9170|12348|15708|19522|24606|34776|54752 180|238|307|396|508|724|1089
79 Larger Spectra Brait 51|57|67|79|89|102 153905|217920|284655|348670|431300|544800 138515|196128|256190|313803|388170|490320 30781|43584|56931|69734|86260|108960 112|150|217|262|372|515
80 SP-12 10|13|16|19|22 4765|7125|11405|21835|32775 4289|6413|10265|19652|29498 953|1425|2281|4367|6555 5.5|11.6|15.9|24.1|34
81 Optimus 10|13|16|19|22 2720|6125|8625|11350|16340 2448|5513|7763|10215|14706 544|1225|1725|2270|3268 6.0|13.7|17.4|23.8|37.2
82 Phantom-12 10|11|13|16 2720|3630|4445|7260 2448|3267|4001|6534 544|726|889|1452 3.7|5.4|6.7|11.2
83 Mega Max 29|33|38 44490|54480|78085 40041|49032|70277 8898|10896|15617 39.6|52.9|82.5
90 XTR 12 16|19 4445|5783 889|1157 15.0|19.8
91 XTR 16 14|16|19 3538|4536|5783 708|907|1157 14.4|15.8|19.8

Aracom 100 is a 12-strand rope comprised of 100% Technora® Aramid fiber. Teijin's Technora® Aramid is selected for this rope due to its ease of handling and reduced internal yarn-on-yarn friction, which greatly increases this Aramid’s longevity.

Featured Applications

Industrial
Mining

Aracom Miniline combines a low helix angle core of Technora® Aramid with a very tightly woven over-braid of thin polyester. Aracom Miniline provides the maximum strength–to-weight ratio in a composite Aramid polyester construction.

Aracom T is a double braid consisting of a Technora® Aramid core with a sleeve of high-tenacity polyester. Aracom T maintains a high degree of flexibility and is easily spliced.

Featured Applications

Industrial
Pleasure Marine

Cat’s Eye Ultrex is a specially designed product for underground mining. This rope keeps the high strength of Ultrex and adds a reflective component to allow it to be seen in the conditions unique to underground mining.

Crystalyne is a double-braided rope constructed with an inner load-bearing core of Vectran Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) and has a tough polyester outer sleeve. LCP is more tolerant of bending than other high-modulus fibers and is not as affected by overloading.

Featured Applications

Industrial
Pleasure Marine

Double Esterlon is a double-braided rope constructed of high- tenacity 1W81 polyester fiber, which has a unique cordage finish. This yarn, with an average strength of 9.2 grams per denier, along with Yale’s careful attention to converting machinery setup and the yarn’s extraordinary lubricity, yields the highest-strength double-braid polyester available.

Featured Applications

Arborist
Industrial

Hy-Dee Brait is an 8-strand bi-polymer rope with extraordinary dielectric properties. The rope is nubby, which provides excellent grip, and treated with a proprietary chemical mixture Yale calls Aralube-dielectric.

Featured Applications

Electrical Utility

Kernmaster is a static-rappelling line constructed with a traditional "mantle" sleeve consisting of 48 strands of polyester. The inside, or "kern," is a braided core of energy-absorbing nylon. The core is fully steam-stabilized to enhance the rope's flexibility and prevent hardening in service.

Featured Applications

Arborist
Industrial

In sizes 6" through 15" circumference, Larger Nylon Brait is based on Nylon 6-6 and is a four-stage rope, laid firm and easily spliced.

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Industrial

Larger Polyester Brait is a 4-stage rope based on PET high-tenacity yarn, offering exceptional tension fatigue, especially wet.

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Industrial

Larger Spectra Brait is a plaited Honeywell Spectra® fiber. Spectra® is one of the strongest fibers known and is very low elongating. The geometry of the plaited Spectra® allows more substantial dynamic loads to be imparted on the rope without compromising its longevity.

Featured Applications

Industrial

Maxi-Moor II double-braided rope is improved from our original polyster/nylon construction with twice the high-tenacity PET fiber, so it maintains integrity for up to eight times more loading cycles.

Featured Applications

Pleasure Marine

Maxibraid is a 12-strand single-braid rope constructed from Honeywell Spectra® fiber. Spectra® has the highest strength-to-weight ratio of any synthetic or natural fiber, and it floats. The integral Maxijacket High Performance coating firms the construction, increases wear life and helps keep contaminants out of the rope.

Featured Applications

Industrial
Oceanographic
Pleasure Marine

Maxibraid Plus is a double-braided rope constructed of an inner load-bearing core of Honeywell Spectra®. The polyester outer sleeve is slightly thicker than Ultrex Plus, which would provide more abrasion resistance in high-wear applications.

Featured Applications

Electrical Utility
Industrial
Pleasure Marine

Mega Max is double braid rope with a unique design that provides the ultimate in abrasion protection while still providing the highest strength possible, all in a Honeywell Spectra® fiber construction.

Featured Applications

Industrial
Oceanographic
Pleasure Marine

Nylon Brait combines braiding technology with plaited rope optimizing the best of both rope styles. Nylon Brait’s most outstanding feature is its high energy absorption, which comes from a combination of the very long yarn path and stranditure developed especially to maximize energy absorption.

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Industrial
Pleasure Marine

Oceanographer’s Brait is the most predictable nylon rope you can buy.

Optimus is a single-braid 12-strand rope manufactured from a solution-dyed polyester and coated with our riggers-grade, abrasion-resistant coating to maximize protection. The vibrant polyester colorfast fibers are resistant to fading and provide lifelong visibility.

Featured Applications

Arborist
Industrial

PE-12 has been re-engineered, boosting its strengths significantly. Using the same high-tenacity fiber we use in our value-packed Portland Braid, this polyester single braid offers a single-end-per-carrier construction, which keeps the rope from flattening out in service and self centers in sheaves beautifully.

Featured Applications

Electrical Utility
Industrial

Ph.D. is different than any rope you've used or seen before. It feels like fuzzy polyester but performs like 100% Spectra®. Ph.D. securely grips in your hands and on winch surfaces to give you safe and deliberate handling, yet it glides through blocks like a dream, with virtually no stretch.

Featured Applications

Pleasure Marine

Thanks to the innovative engineering team at Yale Cordage, the old-fashioned, bulky double-braided core-and-jacket combo has evolved into a silky-smooth high-performance line.

Featured Applications

Pleasure Marine

Phantom-12 is a specially designed rope for stadium, theatre and set rigging comprised of high-heat-resistant Technora® lament fiber with a wrap of yarn of Yale’s Igrip fiber. The Technora® lament provides strength and high-heat resistance where the polyester over-wrap provides a soft hand.

Featured Applications

Stadium and Theater

Pilot Line is a 12-strand 100% polyester single braid with Maxijacket coating to improve abrasion resistance. It is used as a pilot line for stringing applications.

Featured Applications

Electrical Utility

PoBOn is a double-braided rope consisting of a polyester sleeve covering an inner load-bearing core of 100% Zylon PBO polyester, a rigid isotropic crystal polymer. PoBOn has outstanding tensile strength, high modulus, flame resistance, and thermal stability.

Featured Applications

Industrial
Pleasure Marine

PolyPlus Braid is an affordable 12-strand single-braid rope constructed of high-tenacity polyester plied over "Para-ep" polyolefin in each individual strand.

Polydyne is a double-braided rope that utilizes a polyester sleeve over a nylon core. Despite the dissimilar stretch characteristics of these fibers, Yale engineers have produced constructions where both fibers contribute.

Featured Applications

Arborist
Industrial
Pleasure Marine

Portland Braid double-braided polyester offers high value at a very competitive price. Built in the same manner as our Double Esterlon, Portland Braid offers consistent performance at an economical price.

Featured Applications

Arborist
Industrial

SP-12 is a 12-strand blended rope comprised of Honeywell Spectra® fiber and polyester. This rope is designed to take advantage of the high strength and low elongation properties of Spectra® fibers while providing a slightly lower price point than 100% Spectra® ropes.

Shark Byte 12 is a 12-strand single braid product where the individual strands are a composite of copolymer olefins mixed randomly with Vectran LCP (Liquid Crystal Polymer) fiber. This product is the first synthetic rope ever designed from the ground up to resist shark-bite damage.

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Oceanographic

Shark Byte 8 is an 8-plait construction that is a composite of copolymer olefins and polyester. It is made to match existing mooring line systems.

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Oceanographic

This new version of Yale ULS Yacht Braid double-braid polyester made with a low angle braided core. Based on polyester fiber advances and this low angle construction, now maintains improved strengths and lower stretch. A firm, yet easily spliceable rope that allows for good handling.

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Pleasure Marine

Ultrex is a 12-strand single braid of Honeywell Spectra® fiber enhanced with Yale’s Maxijacket High Performance coating, which supplies superior abrasion resistance. Ultrex's braid angles and twist level are designed to optimize break strength and keep stretch low.

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Electrical Utility
Mining
Oceanographic
Pleasure Marine

Ultrex Plus is a double braid of Honeywell Spectra®, treated with Maxijacket coating for enhanced toughness. Sleeved with high-tenacity polyester, Ultrex Plus is spliceable, using conventional high-modulus splice techniques or the new Yale tuck splice, which shortens the bury portion and minimizes the length of the larger diameter associated with a bury-type splice.

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Industrial
Pleasure Marine

Uniline is a parallel-core cable of PET (polyester) filament. The Uniline core is bonded together with a rubber-based adhesive, wrapped with red rubber tape, over-braided with a tough polyester sleeve and entirely saturated with another rubber solution.

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Electrical Utility
Industrial

Unitrex XS Max Wear, Uniline's high-tech cousin, is a parallel-core rope of Honeywell Spectra®, wrapped with a neoprene tape and over-braided with a tough jacket of high-tenacity polyester. The result is a synthetic cable, somewhat stiffer than your usual rope, which is much like wire in its stretch characteristics.

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Electrical Utility
Industrial
Oceanographic

Unitrex XS-8 consists of eight (8) Unitrex ropes plied together to form an 8-strand plaited cable. Very strong, very light and very abrasion resistant, Unitrex XS-8 is unique.

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Industrial
Oceanographic

Vectrus is a single-braid rope of 100% Vectran™ LCP (Liquid Crystal Polymer) and is always treated with Yale’s Maxijacket coating to increase abrasion resistance and enhance the fibers' UV resistance. LCP is more tolerant of tighter bending radii in terminations than other high-modulus fibers.

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Mining
Oceanographic
Pleasure Marine

Vizzion's core will not absorb water, eliminating roughly 75% of the elastic stretch seen in other low-stretch yacht braids. It is an ideal alternative to all-polyester lines for halyards, sheets, guys, and control lines.

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Pleasure Marine

XTC 12 is a "nubbier" hollow braid offering lower weight and excellent abrasion resistance. Built to be round and stay round, XTC 12 is a 12-strand single braid of polyester/"Para-ep" Olefin.

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Arborist

This rope was designed specifically for the demanding needs of the professional arborist. 1/2” XTC 16 meets CE0120 EN1891 Type-A

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Arborist

Innovative light weight arborist climbing lines in both unique 11mm and a more conventional 11.7mm sizing.

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Arborist

Sunburst and IMORI are arborist climbers links with nylon cores and enhanced grip. They meet CE0120 EN1891 Type-A.

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Arborist

XTR 12 is an arborist rigger's line with a "nubby" texture to allow for better control. Its construction yields a light yet strong line that provides lifetime flexibility while maintaining abrasion resistance.

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Arborist

XTR 16 was designed specifically for the demanding needs of the professional arborist. The tight-braid polyester cover over a bundled parallel core gives a firm, round feel and offers high snag and abrasion resistance.

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Arborist

Yalex is a single-braid, 12-strand rope constructed of specially lubricated 1W81 high-tenacity polyester. Yalex’s two-end-per-carrier structure creates a larger void in the middle of the rope, which makes it easier to splice and makes used-rope splicing much easier to perform.

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Arborist
Industrial
Oceanographic

Yalon is a double-braided rope constructed of a nylon core and sleeve. It offers high energy absorption, controlled stretch, and exceeds the strength requirements of MIL-DTL-24050.

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Industrial
Pleasure Marine

Lugger Line is a 12-strand single braid of copolymer olefins. Polypropylene and high-density polyethylene are coextruded to form the fiber. Upon cooling, the molten polyethylene and polypropylene material coalesce into a unique fiber with tenacity comparable to polyester but without the friction associated with polypropylene filament.

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Industrial
Pleasure Marine

Tech-Kern is a Kernmantle-style rope consisting of a braided Technora® Aramid core covered by a 48-strand Technora® mantle.

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Industrial
Mining