Serving the Marine Industry since 1936

NIKA-Polyester 12-24 Strand Rope

12-24 Strand 100% Polyester Mooring Rope

NIKA-Polyester 12/24-strand ropes are 100% Polyester ropes fit for applications requiring abrasion resistance, moderate elasticity and shock absorption properties.

They have excellent resistance to abrasion, sunlight, chemicals and cyclic loading wet/dry.

They are produced according to international standards such as DIN EN ISO 1141 & CI 1305.

APPLICATIONS: MOORING - ANCHORING - TOW LINES - MOORING TAILS

They are user friendly, rotation resistant and easy to splice.

Polyester fibers possess the best endurance among all the high tenacity fibers.

These ropes comply to the latest regulations and recommendations for the safe mooring of tankers.

Specific gravity: : 1.38
Melting point: 265°C
Elongation at breaking: 15-20%
Fiber water absorption: 0-1%
Chemical resistance to ALKALI:  VERY GOOD
Chemical resistance to ORGANIC SOLVENT:  EXCELLENT
Chemical resistance to ACID:  EXCELLENT. Strength loss in NaOH and H2SO4 in high concentration and temperature

Technical Data
Size (Circ) Size (Diam) Weight
( +/- 5%)
Minimum Breaking Load
Inch mm Kilos/ 100m Kilos/ 220m Tons
4 1/2 36 103 227 31
5 40 121 266 37
51/2 44 141 310 46
6 48 175 385 54.5
61/2 52 196 431 64
7 56 238 524 75
71/2 60 262 576 83
8 64 310 682 96
81/2 68 344 757 109.5
9 72 378 832 118
91/2 76 422 928 129
10 80 466 1025 145
101/2 84 512 1126 160
11 88 559 1230 173.5
12 96 670 1474 206