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New England Ropes STS-WR² Dyneema SK75 Rope

The longest continuous length we have in stock is: 600  feet.*

*We may be able to special order longer lengths.
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New England Ropes STS-WR² Dyneema SK75 Rope

  • Diameter: 5 mm (3/16"), Tensile Strength: 4000 lbs, Color: Gray
  • Material: 100% Dyneema SK78, Core Diameter: 4 mm
  • Perfect Wire Rope Replacement for Lifelines and Selected Standing Rigging
  • Item #: 
    6044225MMGRY
    Brand: 
    New England Ropes
    Model #: 

    2728-05

    Packaged Weight: 
    0.03  Lbs / Ft
    Our Price:
    $1.79
    6044225MMGRY New England Ropes New England Ropes STS-WR² Dyneema SK75 Rope 2728-05

    Features:

    • STS-WR² is made of 100% HMPE fiber that is comprised of Dyneema® SK75
    • It's the perfect wire rope replacement for lifelines and selected standing rigging
    • It's lighter, more flexible, and has a much longer service life than wire
    • Applications: Wire replacement for selected standing rigging
    • Colors Available: White and Gray

    Note: The Tensile Strength is the load at which a new rope, tested under laboratory conditions, can be expected to break. Rope strength is the approximate average for new rope tested under ASTM test method D-6268. To estimate the minimum tensile strength of a new rope, reduce the approximate average by 20%. Age, use and the type of termination used, such as knots, will lower tensile strengths significantly.

    One area of misunderstanding that needs to be brought to the surface is the proper interpretation of rope strength, appropriate usage and care. Let's start by defining two important terms: " tensile strength " and " working load ". Tensile strength is the average strength of new rope under laboratory conditions. This is determined by wrapping the rope around two large diameter capstans and slowly tensioning the line until it breaks. The manufacturer's recommended working load is determined by taking the tensile strength and dividing it by a factor that more accurately reflects the maximum load that should be applied to a given rope to assure a comfortable safety margin and longevity of the line. Of course that factor varies with the type of fiber and the weaving construction. There are however always exceptions, most notably the fact that rope is susceptible to degradation and damage in numerous ways that are not controllable by the manufacturer.

    It may surprise you to find out that the working load for most kinds of rope is between 15% and 25% of the tensile strength. Now consider the fact that any time you tie a knot in a rope you effectively cut the tensile strength in half. The knot when tensioned cuts the line. While certain kinds of knots damage the line less than others, the 50% loss of tensile strength is a good general rule to live by. Research has shown that the figure 8 knot reduces the tensile strength by approximately 35% instead of 50% for other common knots tested

    New England Ropes STS-WR² Dyneema SK75 Rope
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    Please note: Items Cut to Custom Lengths Are Not Returnable.
     


     

    Information on Tensile Strength VS Working Load.

    Features:

    • STS-WR² is made of 100% HMPE fiber that is comprised of Dyneema® SK75
    • It's the perfect wire rope replacement for lifelines and selected standing rigging
    • It's lighter, more flexible, and has a much longer service life than wire
    • Applications: Wire replacement for selected standing rigging
    • Colors Available: White and Gray

    Note: The Tensile Strength is the load at which a new rope, tested under laboratory conditions, can be expected to break. Rope strength is the approximate average for new rope tested under ASTM test method D-6268. To estimate the minimum tensile strength of a new rope, reduce the approximate average by 20%. Age, use and the type of termination used, such as knots, will lower tensile strengths significantly.

    One area of misunderstanding that needs to be brought to the surface is the proper interpretation of rope strength, appropriate usage and care. Let's start by defining two important terms: " tensile strength " and " working load ". Tensile strength is the average strength of new rope under laboratory conditions. This is determined by wrapping the rope around two large diameter capstans and slowly tensioning the line until it breaks. The manufacturer's recommended working load is determined by taking the tensile strength and dividing it by a factor that more accurately reflects the maximum load that should be applied to a given rope to assure a comfortable safety margin and longevity of the line. Of course that factor varies with the type of fiber and the weaving construction. There are however always exceptions, most notably the fact that rope is susceptible to degradation and damage in numerous ways that are not controllable by the manufacturer.

    It may surprise you to find out that the working load for most kinds of rope is between 15% and 25% of the tensile strength. Now consider the fact that any time you tie a knot in a rope you effectively cut the tensile strength in half. The knot when tensioned cuts the line. While certain kinds of knots damage the line less than others, the 50% loss of tensile strength is a good general rule to live by. Research has shown that the figure 8 knot reduces the tensile strength by approximately 35% instead of 50% for other common knots tested

     
     

     
     

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