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Overview

Compact Braid 78

Low stretch, 12 strand coated Dyneema® SK78 rope that is strong and easy to splice. It is ideal for control lines, halyards and trapeze lines.

1.2%

Colours

Specification

Technical Data

Diameter (mm)

1.5

2

2.5

3

4

5

6


Min Break
Strength (kgs)

280

435

640

900

1500

2200

2950

Load-Elongation Curve

Elongation is based on figures taken from tests across the diameter range, to produce an average figure.

Applications

Control Lines

Control lines are used to make adjustments to different parts of the sail and the rig. Kingfisher Yachts ropes have many different rope options for control lines on board.

Halyards

A Halyard is used to hoist a sail, ropes used for halyards are normally very low stretch to keep the sail raised and taut.

Material

Dyneema®

Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber™, is respected as the premium brand for Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMwPE). We offer many ropes produced using Dyneema® fibres including single braids and double braids. We use Dyneema® SK99, Dyneema® SK78 and Dyneema® DM20 fibres to produce our ropes. These different types of Dyneema® fibre are used to produce ropes for specific applications.       

Product Markets

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