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Samson – DC Gard

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DC Gard is a tightly braided cover construction of Dyneema® fiber that is spliced onto the strength member to protect it from wear and abrasion in specific areas. Designed for use in applications like tug operations, where frequent handling and use put a premium on rope protection and resistance to snagging. For vessels where frequent mooring operations are the norm, DC Gard provides maximum protection for working ropes. PATENT PENDING.

FEATURES:

  • Light and flexible
  • Floats
  • Can be removed for rope inspection
  • Cut resistant
  • Superior durability

Can be removed for rope inspection, excellent choice for tug and mooring applications. DC Gard provides maximum protection for working ropes.

If operating in regions where extreme heat is an issue, contact Customer Service for information about Samson’s TC Gard made with Technora®.

Size Designation Fits Rope Diameter Covers Splice Diameter
Inches Millimeters Inches Millimeters
Size C 1" – 1-1/4" 24 – 30mm 9/16" – 5/8" 14 – 16mm
Size D 1-5/16" – 1-3/4" 32 – 44mm 3/4" – 1" 18 – 24mm
Size E 1-7/8" – 2-1/2" 45 – 60mm 1-1/8" – 1-3/8" 28 – 34mm
Size F 2-5/8" – 3-1/8" 64 – 76mm 1-1/2" – 1-3/4" 36 – 44mm
Size G 3-1/4" – 4-1/4" 80 – 104mm 1-7/8" – 2-3/8" 45 – 57mm
Size H 4-1/2" – 5-3/4" 110 – 146mm 2-1/2" – 3-1/4" 60 – 80mm
Size I 6" – 6-3/4" 152 – 172mm 3-1/2" – 3-3/4" 86 – 92mm
Size J 7" – 7-3/4" 178 – 196mm 4" – 4-1/2" 96 – 110mm
Size K 8" 204mm 4-5/8" – 5" 112 – 120mm
Size Designation Fits Rope Diameter Covers Splice Diameter
Inches Millimeters Inches Millimeters
Size C 3" – 3-3/4" 72 – 90mm 1-3/4" – 2" 42 – 48mm
Size D 4" – 5-1/2" 96 – 132mm 2-1/4" – 3" 54 – 72mm
Size E 5-5/8" – 7-1/2" 136 – 180mm 3-1/2" – 4-1/8" 84 – 100mm
Size F 8" – 9-1/2" 192 – 228mm 4-1/2" – 5-1/2" 108 – 132mm
Size G 10" – 13" 240 – 312mm 5-5/8" – 7-1/8" 136 – 174mm
Size H 13-1/2" – 17-1/4" 328 – 438mm 7-1/2" – 10" 180 – 240mm
Size I 18" – 20-1/4" 456 – 516mm 10-1/2" – 11-1/4" 254 – 272mm
Size J 21" – 23-1/4" 534 – 588mm 12" – 13-1/2" 288 – 328mm
Size K 24" 612mm 14" – 15" 336 – 360mm

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