Advanced furling drum technology: the drum incorporates a
sophisticated furling line groove profile and cross hole geometry to grip the
furling line securely when furling. When deploying the flying sail the
continuous furling line self-ejects from the grip zone, remaining stationary for
smoother, safer operation with minimum rope wear. Guide rollers minimize
friction and rope wear on the furling line, and a floating PTFE perimeter strip
ensures the unloaded furling line can’t fall from the drum or become snagged.
The range matches drum diameters to load ratings for optimum performance.
Smaller drum diameters allow faster furling and weight savings, while larger
drum diameter options provide a greater mechanical advantage and easier furling.
Secure, snag-free connections: furlers and top swivels have retained quick release clevis pins and fairleads have a snag-free, flush finish captive pin.
Maintenance-free bearing system: furlers and top swivels feature a factory sealed, maintenance-free bearing. Multiple ball bearing sets run on hardened races for smooth high load performance.
Material selection for strength and durability: hard anodized grade 6061 T6 aluminum construction provides durability and corrosion protection. Grade 2205 stainless steel is utilized for the load bearing shaft for optimum strength to weight ratio.
Multiple attachment options: attachment options include a high resistance shackle, Tylaska trigger release snap shackle and fairlead, as well as a hard anodized aluminum thimble designed specifically to suit the user supplied anti-torsion luff line. The furler drum fits either 0° or 90° attachment, as required to match the take-off alignment and deck layout.
- Rope: 7/16"
- Drum Diameter: 170mm
- Max. Working Load: 11,020lb.
- Breaking Load: 22,040lb.
- Weight: 89.7 oz.
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