A-Tech - 8mm

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The blend of aramids in the cover provide protection to the ropes core with particular reference to heat build up. The twist mix construction ensures that the rope delivers a balanced blend.

The A-Tech product forms part of the Elite range of ropes that are designed to meet the toughest demands of ocean sailing. The range consists of a strength bearing core with a protective jacket that is tailored to meet various differing demands of the elite yachtsman.

Technical Information
Construction 12 strand 24 carrier
Material Dyneema® Aramid®
Specific gravity 0.98 1.3
Resistance to acid Very Good Poor
Resistance to alkali Very Good Poor
Resistance to UV Very Good Poor
Resistance to heat Very Poor Very Good
Extension at 50% 2.2%
Extension at break  
Data Table
Diameter (mm)Weight (kg/100)Breaking Strain (kg)
 8 4.3 3,200
10 5.7 4,650
12 8.3 5,920
14 10.8 8,800
16 13.8 11,600
18 19.8 14,900
20 25.8 16,200
24 53.0 23,500
Typical Applications
  • Sheets