NIKA-Cord® 8 Strand Rope
The flagship rope of Katradis Marine Industry!
NIKA-Cord® 8-Strand Ropes are constructed using double twisted yarns of NIKA-Steel® fibers. The NIKA-Steel® fibers are a special melt mixture of high quality European raw materials (Polypropylene, High Density Polyethylene, UV stabilizer and other improving elements). NIKA-Steel® fibers are produced with a unique recipe (material percentages – stretching ratios – stretching temperatures) and they exhibit much higher tenacity and abrasion resistance than most conventional monofilament and flat Polypropylene and Polyolefin fibers.
APPLICATIONS: MOORING - ANCHORING - MESSENGER LINES - TOWING
The combination of the powerful NIKA-Steel® fibers and the elaborated double twisting process make the NIKA-Cord® ropes an excellent choice. Additionally, the double twisting process offer improved performance in dynamic and shock loading conditions while maximizing the resistance against internal and external abrasion.
NIKA-Cord® ropes have proved over the years an excellent choice in applications that require floating properties, ease of handling, high breaking strength and extended service life. This unique rope construction make the NIKA-Cord® ropes the most reliable Polyolefin rope in the market. NIKA-Cord® ropes are UV stabilized (160 KLY – suitable for Florida-USA & Dubai-UAE sunshine conditions)
NIKA-Cord® ropes are constructed according to ISO 10572 and they comply with the latest regulations and recommendations of OCIMF for the safe mooring of tankers
Specific gravity: 0.92 (Floating)
Melting point: 165 °C
Elongation at breaking: 18%
Chemical resistance to ALKALI: GOOD
Chemical resistance to ORGANIC SOLVENT: EXCELLENT
Chemical resistance to ACID: EXCELLENT. Strength loss in NaOH and H2SO4 in high concentration and temperature
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