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									                                     ROPE; information on
FIBER          COLOR             INITIAL          BREAKING         FLEX-%      UV-TIME       CHEMICAL       COST
                                MODULUS           STRENGTH         Strength    For 50%       Resistance     $/kilo
                                                    Loss           Strength
                                                                     loss
Polyester       White            80 to 100       5 to 6 regular,     0%        6 months        Good        $5-7 kilo
                                                 8 high tenacity
Nylon           White          20 (wet) to 50        7 to 9          0%        3 months       Caution      $7.50 kilo
              dyes easy
Kevlar 29    Gold/Brown       565 for 1500 d.          24            25%       3 months       Caution     $45-75 kilo
                              690 for 400 d.
Kevlar 49    Gold/Brown      +30% over K 29            24          25-30%      3 months       Caution     $50-100 kilo
Kevlar 129 Gold/Brown        +10% over K 29            26            25%       3 months       Caution     $55-60 kilo
Kevlar 159 Gold/Brown         Similar to K29           27            20%       3 months       Caution $60 kilo med. d.
Twarron      Gold/Brown      Similar to K29 or         24          20-25%      3 months       Caution Similar to Kevlar
                              K 49 depending
                                  on type
Technora Gold or Black       Equal to 10% less         27            20% 1.5 months Gold Caution          Approx. 10%
                                 than K 29                                  2 months Black                 over K 29
Spectra 1000 White, or       2200 plus creep           35            0%        6 months        Good         $60 kilo
            dyed Lt. Blue          = 300
Vectran     Lt. Gold/Brown          600                25            0%       4 months (?)     Good       $75-100 kilo
Carbon          Black           1500-3000            10-24         35-100%     No effect       Good          High

								
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