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#7 (7/32") Diamond Braid Polyester

SKU: 2607
Weight: 0.01 lb
Original price $0.10 - Original price $100.00
Original price $0.10
$0.10 - $75.00
Current price $0.10
Breaking Strength: 1,150 lbs.
Fiber: Polyester
Length: Per Foot

Diamond Braid Polyester offers superior strength, low stretch, excellent protection from abrasive and UV damage. By combining a strong yet light material, this product is both strong and durable. The UV protection allows it to be used reliably outdoors in almost any environment. The construction on this line is a diamond braid over a parallel polyester core. Some people refer to this cord as diamond braid, 8-carrier or basket weave.

Size Diameter Tensile Strength LBS Per 1K Ft.
#3 3/32" 200 lbs 2.03 lbs
#3.5 7/64" 310 lbs 3.10 lbs
#4 1/8" 437 lbs 4.11 lbs
#4.5 9/64" 546 lbs 4.89 lbs
#5 5/32" 610 lbs 5.75 lbs
#5.5 11/64" 794 lbs 7.19 lbs
#6 3/16" 811 lbs 8.36 lbs
#6.5 13/64" 954 lbs 9.97 lbs
#7 7/32" 1150 lbs 10.19 lbs
#8 1/4" 1487 lbs 14.10 lbs
Breaking Strength:
1,150 lbs.
Fiber Composition:

Knots & Splices

Wherever possible, use splices constructed to safe specifications. A proper splice on a rope can maintain 80% to 100% of the new rope average break strength. Trained personnel should construct all splices. If knots are used on a rope, be aware that they can reduce the rope's strength by up to 50%. If knots are required, be sure to select the proper knot for the job.

Rope Strengths

All rope has a rating referred to as a "tensile strength" or "average break strength." This number is the amount of weight that the rope should be able to hold in ideal conditions, specifically, a new rope, with no knots or splices, at room temperature. These break strength numbers are based on actual destructive break testing by the manufacturer or a certified third-party testing facility. Ropes are tested over many cycles and the average break strength is determined and specified for the product. We test our ropes personally, and all our splicers have their work tested on an ongoing basis using a certified test bed facility. This is to ensure that their splicing work is perfect, and that their splicing technique and skills are 100% within acceptable splicing guidelines set by the rope industry. Even the best splices and best rope can break if overloaded or used improperly. Make sure you thoroughly understand what you are doing with a rope. Get the right rope for the right job. If you have questions or are even remotely unsure or have doubts. STOP and get the information you need to BE SURE you are doing things safely.

Rope wear, knots, extreme hot or cold temperatures, chemicals, the manner in which the load is applied and other factors will result in a break strength lower than the stated average break strength.

A rope with a stated or advertised break strength, in pounds will not necessarily safely hold something that weighs that amount! Refer to the SAFE WORKING LOAD of a specific rope for more information.

IF IN DOUBT, ASK A PROFESSIONAL. We get calls all the time from people who have questions about what is the best rope to use for any given application. Don't be afraid to ask. Ultimately YOU are responsible for your safety using ANY rope, so don't chance it.

Working Loads

In a broad generalization, most working loads vary from 1/10 to 1/4 of the average break strength of the rope. Applications for rope used in life support or personal fall protection environments must use the 1/10 ratio.