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Overview

Rig12

Rig12 is a 12 strand Dyneema® SK78 single braid with PU Coating for improved protection against abrasion and the elements. This low stretch line is very easy to splice and is ideal for halyards, control lines, lashings and strops. Dyneema® Max DM20 and Dyneema® SK99 versions are also available on request.

0.9%

Colours

Specification

Technical Data

Diameter (mm)

2

2.5

3

4

5

6

8

10

12

14

16


Min Break
Strength (kgs)

450

670

900

1400

2400

3200

5600

8250

12,000

16,750

19.150

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.       

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