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Overview

Evolution Race 78 Melange

Evolution Race 78 has a high performance Dyneema® SK78 12 strand coated core that is high strength, low stretch and low creep. It has a hard wearing HT braided Polyester cover and is easy to splice.

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Specification

Technical Data

Diameter (mm)

3

4

5

6


Min Break
Strength (kgs)

370

820

1275

1885

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

Polyester

Polyester has a specific gravity of 1.38 which means it will not float. Polyester has no strength loss when wet, it is flexible and has good abrasion resistance. Polyester fibres also have good resistance to chemicals and have a melting point of 295°C.

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.       

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