This document specifies requirements for 8-strand braided ropes, for 12-strand braided ropes, and for covered rope constructions for general purpose made of high modulus polyethylene (HMPE), and gives rules for their designation.
Many different types and grades of HMPE fibre exist which are commonly used to produce rope products. This document does not cover all variations in strength or product performance. The rope manufacturer is consulted to ensure the intended design meets the requirements of the application.
Status: PublishedPublication date: 2018-09
Edition: 2Number of pages: 6
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 38 Textiles
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