Mooring Rope for Large Vessels

Large 8 strand mooring rope for ships.  Manufactured under UK regulatory conditions and delivered with a certificate of conformity 

 

Break Load Comparison

Diameter Nylon Polypropylene  Polysteel
  BS EN ISO 1140:2012 BS EN ISO 1346:2012 BS EN ISO 10572:2009
22mm 8.915 kg
24mm 11,424 kg 8,038 kg 9,463 kg
28mm 15,198 kg 10,710 kg 12,543 kg
32mm 19,584 kg 13,668 kg 16,010 kg
36mm 24,480 kg 17,034 kg 19,782 kg
40mm 30,519 kg 20,808 kg 23,861 kg
44mm 36,200 kg 24,786 kg 28,246 kg
48mm 40,789kg 29,172 kg 33,141 kg
56mm 57,104 kg 38,862 kg 43,746 kg
64mm 72,400 kg 49,776 kg 55,473 kg
72mm 91,774 kg 62,016 kg 69,035 kg
80mm 114,208 kg 75,480 kg 83,413 kg
96mm 152,957 kg 106,080 kg 119,307 kg

 

Properties Comparison 

  Nylon Polypropylene Polysteel
Feel Soft / Smooth Hard / Smooth Hard / Smooth
Grip Good   Ok Ok
Strength when wet Reduces (15%)  No change No change
Stretch (elasticity) High Low Low
Shock absorbency Excellent Very Good Excellent
Floats/Sinks Sinks Floats  Floats
UV resistance Good Moderate  High
Abrasion resistance  High  Moderate High
Melting /char point 215 C 170 C 85 C
Chemical Resistance Low Excellent Very Good
Rot-resistant Yes
Storage  Wet or Dry
Made in Europe (Portugal)
Conforms to UK regulations BS EN ISO 1140:2012 BS EN ISO 1346:2012 BS EN ISO 10572:2009
Delivered with  Certificate of conformity