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Amsteel-Blue Rope

CordageSamson Ropes

Features:

  • Uses Dyneema SK-75 HMPE fiber
  • A size for strength replacement for wire rope at only 1/7th the weight
  • Torque-free, very flexible, easy to handle
  • Similar elastic elongation to wire rope
  • Easily inspected or field spliced
  • Floats

Applications:

  • Primary vessel mooring lines
  • Tractor tug working lines off winch drum
  • Face and wing wires for push tugs
  • Emergency and seismic tow lines

Recommended for split drum winch applications, not recommended for use on H-bitts, capstans or cleats if surging or rendering the rope is required.

Technical Specifications:

  • Class II Rope
  • Specific Gravity: 98 (floats)
  • Elastic Elongation Percentage: At % of breaking strength – 10%….0.46% / 20%…0.70% / 30%…0.96%
  • Splicing Procedures Required
    • Eye splice – 12-strand/Class II Rope
    • End for End splice – 12-strand/Class II Rope
Size Dia. Size Circ. Dia. MM Weight Per 100′/Lbs Min Break Strength/Lbs
3/16″ 9/16″ 5 1.0 4,900
1/4 3/4 6 1.6 7,700
5/16 1 8 2.7 12,300
3/8 1-1/8 9 3.6 17,600
7/16 1-1/4 11 4.2 21,500
1/2 1-1/2 12 6.4 30,600
9/16 1-3/4 14 7.9 36,500
5/8 2 16 10.2 47,500
3/4 2-1/4 18 13.3 58,000
7/8 2-3/4 22 19.6 81,700
1 3 24 21.8 98,100
1-1/16 3-1/4 26 27.5 118,000
1-1/8 3-1/2 28 31.9 133,000
1-1/4 3-3/4 30 36.2 149,000
1-5/16 4 32 41.8 166,000
1-3/8 4-1/8 34 45.0 185,000
1-1/2 4-1/2 36 51.7 205,000
1-5/8 5 40 65.2 255,000
1-3/4 5-1/2 44 78.4 302,000
2 6 48 87.0 343,000
2-1/8 6-1/2 52 109.0 411,000
2-1/4 7 56 116.0 484,000
2-1/2 7-1/2 60 148.0 529,000
2-5/8 8 64 167.0 575,000
2-3/4 8-1/2 68 187.0 662,000
3 9 72 206.0 748,000
3-1/4 10 80 240.0 906,000

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