Shark Byte 8

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Shark Byte 8

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.

This product was designed to have a higher specific gravity to ensure it would be a sinking rope, and also to be a less-expensive alternative to the Shark Byte 12 product.

Shark Byte 8 Specifications and Data

Diameter (Inches) Average Break Strength *(Lbs) Minimum Spliced Break Strength *(Lbs) Ultimate Energy Absorption Ultimate Energy Absorption Est. Residual Strength **(%) Linear Density (Lbs/100f)
1-1/8 29,772 26,795 271,652 10,364 51 26.2
1-1/4 32,300 29,070 281,000 10,369 56 27.1


* Knots and abrupt bends significantly reduce the strength of all ropes and lower the maximum working load.
** The estimated residual strength is from laboratory and tank bite tests and may not represent the effects during actual use.

Specific Gravity: 1.14