Allied-Signal Offers Free Literature On Spectra High-Performance Ropes

Allied-Signal Inc. of Petersburg, Va., is offering free literature on Spectra high-performance ropes, described by the manufacturer as one of the strongest, lightest-weight fibers ever made. Pound for pound it is said to be 10 times stronger than steel and is being used as a replacement for wire rope and synthetics like polyester, nylon, etc.

Recommended marine/commercial fishing applications include topping lifts/fall lines; life lines; oceanographic array lines; trawl net control lines; lightweight purselines; low stretch seine net lines; and deepsea mooring.

Utility/industrial applications include utility winch lines; T & D pulling lines; fiber optic pulling; pilot/ fish lines; lifting slings; highstrength chockers; and alternative to wire.

For more information and free literature on Spectra from the High Performance Fibers Group of Allied- Signal Inc., Circle 36 on Reader Service Card

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 6,  Jun 1989 New Jersey

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