Starter Cord

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A comprehensive range of nylon cords to meet a the requirements of many industrial applications. The cords are solid and show good extension properties.

English Braids offer a range of Nylon cords that are suited to a variety of purposes. There is the option of the nylon flat braid in white (N Cords) and the nylon cord with a tighter pitch and rounder appearance (Starter cords). Both are manufactured with a 16 carrier machine allows a smooth finish.

Technical Information

Core
Cover
Material
Nylon
Nylon
Specific Gravity
1.15
1.15
Resistance to Acid
Poor
Poor
Resistance to Alkali
Yes
Yes
Resistance to UV
Poor
Average
Resistance to Heat
^220 C
^220 C

Data Sheet

Diameter (mm)
Weight (kg/100)
Breaking Strain (kg)
3.0
0.5
230
3.5
0.7
300
4.0
0.85
450
4.5
1.2
470
5.0
1.5
510
5.5
1.9
580
6.0
2.2
700

Features & Benefits

  • 16-Plait Polyester cover
  • Very hard wearing
  • Nylon core to absorb shock load
  • Designed specifically for small engine starter systems
  • Easily coiled

Typical Applications

  • Engine recoil systems