AmSteel®-Blue

AmSteel®Blue is a torque-free, 12-strand single braid that yields the maximum in strength-to-weight ratio and, size-for-size, is the same strength as steel—yet it floats. AmSteel®Blue is an excellent wire rope replacement with extremely low stretch, and superior flex fatigue and wear resistance.

Features:
  • Abrasion resistant
  • Easy to inspect
  • Easy to splice
  • Excellent wear characteristics
  • Extremely low stretch
  • Flexible
  • Floats
  • High strength
  • Highly flex-fatigue resistant
  • Lightweight
  • Maximum strength-to-weight ratio
  • Samthane coated
  • Similar elastic elongation to wire rope
  • Torque-free construction
  • UV stabilized
  • Wire rope replacement
Applications:
  • Camera Control Line
  • Chipper Winch Line
  • Control Line
  • Davit
  • Face and Wing Wire
  • First Ashore / Emergency
    Tow System
  • General Working Line /
    Vessel Mooring
  • Gilson Wire Rope
    Replacement
  • Halyard
  • Lifeline
  • Lifting Sling for Mining
  • Lifting Sling for Offshore
  • Lifting Sling for Utility
  • Other Fishing Line
  • Primary Mooring Line / Non-jacketed
  • Pulling and Stringing Line
  • Reef Line
  • Running Back
  • Shield Hauler
  • Stage, Event, and Special
    Effects Rigging
  • Synthetic Extension Pendant
  • Tow System
  • Trapeze Line
  • Trawl or Bridle Line
  • Tug Mainline
  • Tug Messenger Line
  • Tug Pendant
  • Vehicle Winch Line
  • Winch Line / Mining
  • Winch Line / Offshore
  • Winch Line / Safety
  • Winch Line / Tug
  • Winch Line / Utility
  • Working Line / Mining
  • Working Line / Offshore



Specifications:

Product Code:872

Fiber (Core/Cover): Dyneema®

Specific Gravity:0.98 (floats)

Splice:12-Strand Class II

Manufacturer: Samson Rope Technologies, Inc.

*ISO strength specifications are for unspliced rope. All other strength specifications are for spliced rope. Size 7/64" (2.5 mm) changes from 12-strand to 8-strand construction.




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Diameter (inch) Circumference (inch) Weight Per 100 Ft. (lbs) Avg. Strength (lbs) Min. Strength (lbs) Diameter (mm) Circumference (mm) Weight Per 100m (kg) Avg. Strength (kg) Min. Strength (kg) ISO 2307 Strength (metric tons)
7/64 5/16 0.3 1,600 1,400 2.5 7.5 0.45 730 650 0.73
1/8 3/8 0.5 2,500 2,300 3 9 0.74 1,100 1,000 1.1
5/32 15/32 0.75 4,000 3,600 4 12 1.1 1,800 1,600 1.8
3/16 9/16 1.0 5,400 4,900 5 15 1.5 2,400 2,200 2.4
1/4 3/4 1.6 8,600 7,700 6 18 2.4 3,900 3,500 3.9
5/16 1 2.7 13,700 12,300 8 24 4.0 6,200 5,600 6.2
3/8 1-1/8 3.4 19,600 17,600 9 27 5.1 8,900 8,000 8.9
7/16 1-1/4 4.5 23,900 21,500 11 33 6.7 10,800 9,800 10.8
1/2 1-1/2 5.9 34,000 30,600 12 36 8.8 15,400 13,900 15.4
9/16 1-3/4 7.9 40,500 36,500 14 42 11.8 18,400 16,500 18.4
5/8 2 10.2 52,800 47,500 16 48 15.2 24,000 21,600 24.0
3/4 2-1/4 13.3 64,400 58,000 18 54 19.8 29,200 26,300 29.2
13/16 2-1/2 17.0 82,000 73,800 20 60 25.3 37,200 33,500 37.2
7/8 2-3/4 19.6 90,800 81,700 22 66 29.2 41,200 37,100 41.2
1 3 21.8 109,000 98,100 24 72 32.4 49,400 44,500 49.4
1-1/16 3-1/4 27.5 134,000 121,000 26 78 40.9 60,800 54,700 60.8
1-1/8 3-1/2 31.9 148,000 133,000 28 84 47.5 67,100 60,400 67.1
1-1/4 3-3/4 36.2 165,000 149,000 30 90 53.9 74,800 67,400 74.8
1-5/16 4 41.8 184,000 166,000 32 96 62.2 83,500 75,100 83.5
1-3/8 4-1/8 45.0 205,000 185,000 34 100 67.0 93,000 83,700 93.0
1-1/2 4-1/2 51.7 228,000 205,000 36 108 76.9 103,000 93,100 103
1-9/16 4-3/4 57.6 254,000 229,000 38 114 85.7 115,000 104,000 115
1-5/8 5 65.2 283,000 255,000 40 120 97.0 128,000 116,000 128
1-11/16 5-1/4 71.0 307,000 276,000 42 126 106 139,000 125,000 139
1-3/4 5-1/2 78.4 335,000 302,000 44 132 117 152,000 137,000 152
2 6 87.0 381,000 343,000 48 144 129 173,000 156,000 173
2-1/16 6-1/4 95.0 418,000 376,000 50 150 141 190,000 171,000 190
2-1/8 6-1/2 109 457,000 411,000 52 156 162 207,000 187,000 207
2-1/4 7 116 537,000 483,000 56 168 173 244,000 219,000 244
2-1/2 7-1/2 148 588,000 529,000 60 180 220 267,000 240,000 267
2-5/8 8 167 662,000 596,000 64 192 248 300,000 270,000 300
2-3/4 8-1/2 187 735,000 662,000 68 204 278 333,000 300,000 333
3 9 206 832,000 749,000 72 216 307 377,000 340,000 377
3-1/8 9-1/2 228 920,000 828,000 76 228 339 417,000 376,000 417
3-1/4 10 240 1,007,000 906,000 80 240 357 457,000 411,000 457
3-3/8 10-1/8 265 1,120,000 1,008,000 82 246 394 508,000 457,000 508
3-1/2 10 1/2 295 1,170,000 1,053,000 86 254 439 531,000 478,000 531
3-5/8 11 340 1,459,000 1,313,000 88 264 506 662,000 596,000 662
3-3/4 11-1/4 362 1,627,000 1,464,000 92 272 539 738,000 664,000 738
4 12 399 1,819,000 1,637,000 96 288 594 825,000 743,000 825
4-1/4 13 452 2,029,000 1,826,000 104 312 673 920,000 828,000 920
4-1/2 13-1/2 504 2,246,000 2,021,000 110 328 750 1,019,000 917,000 1,019
4-5/8 14 551 2,462,000 2,216,000 112 336 820 1,117,000 1,005,000 1,117
5 15 609 2,690,000 2,421,000 120 360 906 1,220,000 1,098,000 1,220
5-1/4 16 667 2,930,000 2,637,000 128 384 992 1,329,000 1,196,000 1,329
5-1/2 16-1/2 730 3,183,000 2,865,000 134 400 1,086 1,444,000 1,299,000 1,444
5-3/4 17-1/4 793 3,443,000 3,099,000 146 438 1,180 1,562,000 1,406,000 1,562
6 18 819 3,568,000 3,211,000 152 456 1,219 1,618,000 1,457,000 1,618
6-1/8 18-1/2 861 3,705,000 3,335,000 156 468 1,281 1,681,000 1,513,000 1,681
6-1/4 19 924 3,979,000 3,581,000 158 474 1,375 1,805,000 1,624,000 1,805
6-1/2 19-1/2 998 4,264,000 3,838,000 164 492 1,485 1,934,000 1,741,000 1,934
6-5/8 20 1,029 4,410,000 3,369,000 168 504 1,531 2,000,000 1,800,000 2,000