12-Strand

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Amsteel®-Blue

AmSteel ®-Blue is a torque-free, 12-strand single braid that yields the maximum in strength-to-weight ratio and, size-for-size, is the same strength as steel—yet it floats. AmSteel®Blue is an excellent wire rope replacement with extremely low stretch, and superior flex fatigue and wear resistance.

Features:
  • Abrasion resistant
  • Easy to inspect
  • Easy to splice
  • Excellent wear characteristics
  • Extremely low stretch
  • Flexible
  • Floats
  • High strength
  • Highly flex-fatigue resistant
  • Lightweight
  • Maximum strength-to-weight ratio
  • Samthane coated
  • Similar elastic elongation to wire rope
  • Torque-free construction
  • UV stabilized
  • Wire rope replacement
Applications:
  • Camera Control Line
  • Chipper Winch Line
  • Control Line
  • Davit
  • Face and Wing Wire
  • First Ashore / Emergency Tow System
  • General Working Line / Vessel Mooring
  • Gilson Wire Rope Replacement
  • Halyard
  • Lifeline
  • Lifting Sling / Mining
  • Lifting Sling / Offshore
  • Lifting Sling / Utility
  • Other Fishing Line
  • Primary Mooring Line / Non-jacketed
  • Pulling / Stringing Line
  • Reef Line
  • Running Back
  • Shield Hauler
  • Stage, Event, and Special Effects Rigging
  • Synthetic Extension Pendant
  • Trapeze Line
  • Trawl or Bridle Line
  • Tug Mainline
  • Tug Messenger Line
  • Tug Pendant
  • Vehicle Winch Line
  • Winch Line / Mining
  • Winch Line / Offshore
  • Winch Line / Safety
  • Winch Line / Tug
  • Winch Line / Utility
  • Working Line / Mining
  • Working Line / Offshore

Specifications:

Specific Gravity:
.98 (floats)

Elastic Elongation Percentage:
At % of break strength
10%: 0.46%
20%: 0.70%
30%: 0.96%

Splicing Procedures Required:
12-Stand Class II
Diameter Circumference lbs/100ft Avg. Strength Min. Strength Diameter Circumference kg/100m Avg. Strength Min. Strength