Serving the Marine Industry since 1936

NIKA-Polyester 8 Strand Rope

8 Strand 100% Polyester Mooring Rope

NIKA-Polyester 8-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 user friendly, rotation resistant and easy to splice. Polyester fibers possess the best endurance among all the high tenacity fibers.

APPLICATIONS: MOORING - ANCHORING - TOW LINES - MOORING TAILS

They are produced according to international standards such as DIN EN ISO 1141 & CI 1304.

8-Strand NIKA-Polyester 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 30
5 40 121 266 36
51/2 44 141 310 42
6 48 175 385 52
61/2 52 196 431 59
7 56 238 524 71
71/2 60 262 576 77
8 64 310 682 92
81/2 68 344 757 102
9 72 378 832 109
91/2 76 422 928 120
10 80 466 1025 135
101/2 84 512 1126 148
11 88 559 1230 160
12 96 670 1474 195