Prisma® SK78 S-12 Ropes
PRISMA® SK78 S-12 rope is a unique 12strand High Modulus/High Performance rope made of SK78 fibers. The Prisma® Shield technology enhances the SK78 fiber's superb characteristics and the result is a really strong and durable rope, ideal for the most demanding applications in the shipping industry.
PRISMA® SK78 S-12 ropes are 8 times stronger than steel ropes and 3 times stronger than polyester (on a weight by weight comparison).
APPLICATIONS: Mooring (to be used with Synthetic tails) – Tow Lines - STS operations (to be used with Synthetic tails) – Anchoring
The special Prisma® Shielded technology and the elaborate in-house heat-setting process upgrade the SK78 fiber to a level of superior performance. The application of Prisma® coating is performed on the fiber level and protects the SK78 fibers from abrasion and UV radiation. In the end, the whole process guarantees a top quality rope with extra high strength efficiency and excellent abrasion resistance.
When compared to wire ropes, PRISMA® SK78 S-12 ropes are stronger (for the same weight), much lighter (making it easy and fast to handle), safer to use and cost-saving (minimized maintenance needs, no greases, much faster operating times).
PRISMA® SK78 S-12 ropes are produced according to ISO 10325-2009 and they comply with OCIMF's latest regulations & recommendations for the safe mooring of the tanker-LNG-LPG vessels.
Specific Gravity: 0.97
Elongation at breaking: 3.5% (when new)
Standard Color: Light Red
Melting point: 145oC (UHMWPE)
Resistance to UV radiation: Excellent
Chemical Resistance to ALKALI: Excellent
Chemical Resistance to ORGANIC SOLVENT: Very Good
Chemical Resistance to ACID: Good. Resistant to H2SO4 in temperatures up to 25oC
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