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Spectra® fiber’s lightweight strength and versatility make it an ideal solution for virtually every rope and cordage requirement. One of the world’s strongest and lightest fibers, pound-for-pound, it is fifteen times stronger than steel, more durable than polyester, and has a specific strength that is 40 percent greater than aramid fiber.

Read how Spectra fiber has been a key component in ropes used for these important projects:

Spectra fiber offers several benefits for rope and cordage applications:

  • High strength-to-size ratio, allowing for lighter weight ropes that are easier to handle and maneuver
  • Hydrophobic, so ropes will not absorb moisture or deteriorate in water
  • Naturally buoyant, making it ideal for various marine and offshore uses
  • No corrosion, superior chemical resistance, increased abrasion resistance and excellent flex fatigue, meaning products last longer and maintenance costs are lower

Spectra fiber is used in a wide range of rope and cordage applications:

Offshore Oil and Gas

  • Deepwater lifting and mooring lines
  • Pennant and turret lifting lines
  • Installation and construction work ropes
Industrial Marine

  • Pierside mooring and docking lines
  • Towing and tug lines
  • Fishing trawl nets
Lifting Slings

  • Construction
  • Military
  • Helicopter rescue hoist cables
Recreation/Specialty

  • Performance yachting
  • Climbing ropes
  • Personal escape ropes

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