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Taurus 8-Strand

Applications:

  • Mooring 
  • Towing 
  • Fishing 
  • Life saving equipment
  • Cargo lashing & nets
  • Safety nets
  • General purposes
Oliveira Taurus 8

Oliveira Sá produces a superior quality polypropylene rope that can be supplied in several types such as monofilament, split film and also multifilament. 

These ropes are very competitive to be used in fishing, general marine applications, mooring, life saving equipment and others. The ropes can be produced in several different constructions.

  • Material:  Polypropylene
  • Construction:  3, 8, 12 or 16 strand
  • Specific gravity:  ± 0.91
  • Melting point:  165ºC
  • Floatation:  Yes
  • Chemical resistance:  Resistance to alkalis, oils and acids
  • Ultraviolet resistance:  Good
  • Elongation at break:  Approximately 20%
  • Flexibility:  Remains flexible when wet
  • Water absorption:  Low
  • Splice conditions:  Easy
  • Snap-back:  Low
  • Testing method:  Based on ISO 2307
Size
Number 
Diameter
mm 
Weight
Kg/100m

MBF*
0.5 4 0.51 0.15
0.625 5 0.78 0.22
0.75 6 1.05 0.30
0.875 7 1.60 0.40
1 8 2.05 0.50
1.25 10 3.11 0.80
1.5 12 4.10 1.10
1.75 14 5.00 1.50
2 16 6.60 2.00
2.25 18 9.50 2.80
2.5 20 11.5 3.40
2.75 22 13.2 3.90
3.5 28 35.4 10.7
4 32 46.3 13.7
4.5 36 58.6 17.0
5 40 72.3 20.8
5.5 44 87.5 24.8
6 48 104 29.2
6.5 52 122 33.9
7 56 142 38.9
7.5 60 163 44.2
8 64 185 49.8
9 72 234 62.0
10 80 289 75.5
11 88 350 90.5
12 96 417 106
13 104 489 123
14 112 567 142
15 120 651 161
16 128 741 182
17 136 836 204
18 144 937 226

 

* These values are for ropes in unspliced conditions. For spliced ropes a 10% MBF reduction must be considered. 

The technical characteristics shown for this product are STRICTLY INDICATIVE and are not guaranteed by Oliveira. The technical specifications are subject to change without prior notice.