8-Plait Multifilament

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A multiplait or 8 plait construction allows for a hardwearing rope that is made from polypropylene yarns. With a specific gravity less than 1 this means that the rope is able to float.

Suitable for light use in a wide range of applications. 

Technical Information

Core
Cover
Construction
8 Plait
Material
Polypropylene
Specific Gravity
0.91
Resistance to Acid
Yes
Resistance to Alkali
Yes
Resistance to UV
Yes
Resistance to Heat
^160 C
Extension at 50%
19%
Extension at Break
25%

Data Sheet

Diameter (mm)
Weight (kg/100)
Breaking Strain (kg)
2
0.1
50
3
0.4
130
4
0.7
275
5
1.1
440
6
1.5
560
8
2.7
1060
10
3.0
1400

Features & Benefits

  • 8-strand polypropylene construction
  • European stabilised polypropylene
  • Wide colour range
  • Light weight
  • Easy to handle
  • Flexible and soft to touch
  • Improved UV resistance

Typical Applications

  • All floating ropes
  • Dinghy control lines
  • Buoyancy aids
  • General purpose ties