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Ropes & Strength Members for Marine, Industrial & Military Applications

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Phillystran® 12 Strand Braids - Vectran® (Liquid Crystal Polymer)

  • Braids
  • Break Strength:  9,500 - 105,000 lbs (42 - 467 kN)
  • Diameter:  1/4 - 1 in (6.4 - 25.4 mm)
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Phillystran® 12 Strand Braids - Vectran® (Liquid Crystal Polymer)
Part Number Break Strength Diameter Weight
lbs kN in mm lbs/1,000 ft kg/km
BR 9500V 9,500 42 1/4 6.4 21.5 32
BR 13000V 13,000 58 5/16 7.9 30.8 46
BR 18500V 18,500 82 3/8 9.5 43.1 64
BR 24000V 24,000 107 7/16 11.1 58.5 87
BR 31000V 31,000 138 1/2 12.7 77 115
BR 38000V 38,000 169 9/16 14.3 99 147
BR 47000V 47,000 209 5/8 15.9 120 179
BR 68000V 68,000 302 3/4 19.1 166.2 247
BR 105000V 105,000 467 1 25.4 301.6 449

Weights and Dimensions can vary

Vectran® is a registered trademark of CNA Holdings, Inc

CAUTION: Break Strength: The breaking strength of a rope is the load at which a new rope will break when tested under laboratory conditions. Break strength should not be mistaken for safe working load. Safe Working Load: Because of the wide range of rope use, rope condition and the degree of risk of life or property, it is not possible to make a blanket recommendation for safe working load. It is ultimately dependent on the rope user to determine what percentage of break strength is their own safe working load. Wear: Ropes wear out with use; the more severe the usage, the greater the wear. It is often not possible to detect wear on a rope by visible signs alone. Therefore, it is recommended that the rope user determine a retirement criteria for ropes in their application. For assistance in developing safe working load and retirement criteria for each application please call or write Phillystran, Inc. 

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Phillystran manufactures high tenacity fiber ropes, strands, braids and strength members from fibers such as Kevlar®, Twaron®, Technora®, Vectran®, Dyneema® and Zylon®. Phillystran also manufactures polyester ropes for specialized applications. Phillystran products are used worldwide in a broad range of marine, industrial and military rope applications including mooring lines, life lines and winch lines, boat rigging, structural and support lines, power cables and broadcast tower guy cables.