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Amsteel Blue from Samson is a high-performance 12-strand single braid line made of 100% Dyneema fiber. It offers a high strength-to-weight ratio (stronger than steel) with very low stretch. High abrasion and cut resistance thanks to a Samthane coating and it even floats. Recommended for high load, static applications like halyards, wire replacement, and lightweight spinnaker sheets.

  • Color - Grey
  • Diameter - 3mm (1/8 inch)
  • Core - 12 Strand Dyneema SK-78
  • Cover - N/A
  • Applications - Control Lines, Travelers, Halyards, Spinnaker Sheets
  • Features - Low Stretch, High Strength, Abrasion Resistance
  • Average Strength - 2500 lbs
  • Minimum Strength - 2300 lbs
  • Weight (100 ft) - 0.50 lbs
  • SOLD BY THE FOOT (Quantity 1 = 1 Foot. Adjust quantity to order longer lengths)
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  • Strength - Dyneema fiber is stronger than steel for its weight
  • Stretch - Very low stretch and creep - resists stretching under static load
  • Elongation - 0.96% when loaded at 30% of breaking strength
  • Material - Dyneema® SK-78 HMPE (high molecular weight polyethylene)
  • Contruction - 12-Strand hollow braid
  • Splicing Technique - Full-bury 12-strand splice

Dynema® is the Dutch company DSM Dyneema's brand of UHMWPE (Ultra High Molecular Weight PolyEthylene fiber), a long chain, high strength, oriented strand, synthetic fiber with very high strength as well as high abrasion resistance. This fiber is also known as HMPE (High Modulus PolyEthylene). Dyneema is available in a number of formulations, SK-60, SK-75, SK-78, SK-90, etc. Each exceedingly stronger and more expensive.

Honeywell International produces a similar UHMWPE fiber, marketed as Spectra®

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