Polyethylene (Silver Rope)

3 Strand Hawser Laid Polyethylene "Silver" Rope

Applications

  • General, Industrial and Marine                               
  • Tag Lines                                
  • Slings                                     
  • Industrial Rigging                     
  • Tarpaulin Ties                           
  • Foot Ropes                                                        
  • Tent Guys
  • Mooring Lines
  • Anchor Lines
  • Blasting Mats

Features/Benefits

  • Superior strength compared to natural fibres
  • Wear and Abrasion resistant
  • Excellent knotting, splicing and handling characteristics
  • Floats
  • Excellent UV Stability
  • Not affected by water
  • Resistant to fungal attack
The table below is reproduced from Australian Standard 4142.2-1993,
Fibre Ropes Part 2 Three-strand hawser-laid and eight-strand plaited.
Diameter (nominal mm)Minimum Breaking Force (kN)Approx mass per coil (250mtr)
63.694.57kg
86.107.92kg
109.2612.5kg
1212.417.7kg
1414.124.2kg
1620.831.7kg
1825.440.1kg
2031.049.5kg
2443.171.3kg
2858.396.6kg
3276.2127kg
3696.3160kg
40119197kg
48168284kg

Please note that the above breakloads are “minimum breaking force” and not Safe Workload.

Some variation will occur between manufacturers.  

9.96kN = 1000kg