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AmSteel Dyneema® AS-78 Single Braid, Sold by the Foot

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    $0.98

    3/16" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Red

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    Model #14895478 | Mfg #814012406030  | UPC #30213132663

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    • Color

      Gray
    • Diameter

      5/16 Inch / 9mm

    $2.41

    5/16" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Gray

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    Model #14895585 | Mfg #814020706030  | UPC #30213132816

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    • Color

      Gray
    • Diameter

      3/8 Inch / 9mm

    $3.30

    3/8" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Gray

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    Model #14895635 | Mfg #814024706030  | UPC #30213132885

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    • Color

      Black
    • Diameter

      1/4 Inch / 9mm

    $1.62

    1/4" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Black

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    Model #14895502 | Mfg #814016206030  | UPC #30213132694

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    • Color

      Black
    • Diameter

      5/16 Inch / 9mm

    $2.41

    5/16" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Black

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    Model #14895551 | Mfg #814020206030  | UPC #30213132762

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    • Color

      Red
    • Diameter

      5/16 Inch / 9mm

    $2.41

    5/16" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Red

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    Model #14895569 | Mfg #814020406030  | UPC #30213132809

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    • Color

      Green
    • Diameter

      5/16 Inch / 9mm

    $2.41

    5/16" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Green

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    Model #14895577 | Mfg #814020506030  | UPC #30213132786

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    • Color

      Blue
    • Diameter

      5/16 Inch / 9mm

    $2.41

    5/16" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Blue

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    Model #14895593 | Mfg #814020806030  | UPC #30213132779

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    • Color

      Blue
    • Diameter

      7/16 Inch / 11mm

    $4.22

    7/16" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Blue

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    Model #14895692 | Mfg #814028806030  | UPC #30213132922

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    • Color

      Black
    • Diameter

      3/8 Inch / 9mm

    $3.30

    3/8" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Black

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    Model #14895601 | Mfg #814024206030  | UPC #30213132830

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    • Color

      Red
    • Diameter

      3/8 Inch / 9mm

    $3.30

    3/8" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Red

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    Model #14895619 | Mfg #814024406030  | UPC #30213132878

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    • Color

      Green
    • Diameter

      3/8 Inch / 9mm

    $3.30

    3/8" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Green

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    Model #14895627 | Mfg #814024506030  | UPC #30213132854

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    • Color

      Blue
    • Diameter

      3/8 Inch / 9mm

    $3.30

    3/8" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Blue

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    Model #14895643 | Mfg #814024806030  | UPC #30213132847

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    • Color

      Black
    • Diameter

      7/16 Inch / 11mm

    $4.22

    7/16" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Black

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    Model #14895650 | Mfg #814028206030  | UPC #30213132915

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    • Color

      Red
    • Diameter

      7/16 Inch / 11mm

    $4.22

    7/16" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Red

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    Model #14895668 | Mfg #814028406030  | UPC #30213132953

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    • Color

      Black
    • Diameter

      1/2 Inch / 12mm

    $4.86

    1/2" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Black

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    Model #14895700 | Mfg #814032206030  | UPC #30213132991

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    • Color

      Red
    • Diameter

      1/2 Inch / 12mm

    $4.86

    1/2" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Red

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    Model #14895718 | Mfg #814032406030  | UPC #30213133035

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    • Color

      Gray
    • Diameter

      1/2 Inch / 12mm

    $4.86

    1/2" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Gray

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    Model #14895734 | Mfg #814032706030  | UPC #30213133042

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    • Color

      Blue
    • Diameter

      1/2 Inch / 12mm

    $4.86

    1/2" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Blue

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    Model #14895742 | Mfg #814032806030  | UPC #30213133004

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    • Color

      Red
    • Diameter

      7/64 Inch / 2.5mm

    $0.31

    7/64" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Red

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    Model #14895395 | Mfg #814007406030  | UPC #30213132441

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    • Color

      Gray
    • Diameter

      7/64 Inch / 2.5mm

    $0.31

    7/64" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Gray

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    Model #14895411 | Mfg #814007706030  | UPC #30213132458

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    • Color

      Red
    • Diameter

      1/8 Inch / 3mm

    $0.46

    1/8" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Red

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    Model #14895437 | Mfg #814008406030  | UPC #30213132519

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    • Color

      Gray
    • Diameter

      1/8 Inch / 3mm

    $0.46

    1/8" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Gray

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    Model #14895452 | Mfg #814008706030  | UPC #30213132526

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    • Color

      Gray
    • Diameter

      3/16 Inch / 5mm

    $0.98

    3/16" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Gray

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    Model #14895494 | Mfg #814012706030  | UPC #30213132670

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    • Color

      Red
    • Diameter

      1/4 Inch / 9mm

    $1.62

    1/4" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Red

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    Model #14895510 | Mfg #814016406030  | UPC #30213132731

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    • Color

      Gray
    • Diameter

      1/4 Inch / 9mm

    $1.62

    1/4" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Gray

    In stock online.

    Model #14895536 | Mfg #814016706030  | UPC #30213132748

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    • Color

      Black
    • Diameter

      7/64 Inch / 2.5mm

    $0.31

    7/64" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Black

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    Model #14895387 | Mfg #814007206030  | UPC #30213132403

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    • Color

      Green
    • Diameter

      7/64 Inch / 2.5mm

    $0.31

    7/64" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Green

    In stock online.

    Model #14895403 | Mfg #814007506030  | UPC #30213132427

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    • Color

      Black
    • Diameter

      3/16 Inch / 5mm

    $0.98

    3/16" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Black

    In stock online.

    Model #14895460 | Mfg #814012206030  | UPC #30213132625

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    • Color

      Green
    • Diameter

      3/16 Inch / 5mm

    $0.98

    3/16" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Green

    In stock online.

    Model #14895486 | Mfg #814012506030  | UPC #30213132649

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    • Color

      Black
    • Diameter

      1/8 Inch / 3mm

    $0.46

    1/8" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Black

    In stock online.

    Model #14895429 | Mfg #814008206030  | UPC #30213132472

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    • Color

      Green
    • Diameter

      1/8 Inch / 3mm

    $0.46

    1/8" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Green

    In stock online.

    Model #14895445 | Mfg #814008506030  | UPC #30213132496

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    • Color

      Green
    • Diameter

      1/4 Inch / 9mm

    $1.62

    1/4" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Green

    In stock online.

    Model #14895528 | Mfg #814016506030  | UPC #30213132717

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    • Color

      Blue
    • Diameter

      1/4 Inch / 9mm

    $1.62

    1/4" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Blue

    In stock online.

    Model #14895544 | Mfg #814016806030  | UPC #30213132700

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    • Color

      Gray
    • Diameter

      7/16 Inch / 11mm

    $4.22

    7/16" AmSteel-Blue AS-78 Single Braid, Gray

    In stock online.

    Model #14895684 | Mfg #814028706030  | UPC #30213132960

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Strong as steel, very low stretch and so light that it floats.

With enhanced creep performance for superior resistance to stretching over time, AS-78 incorporates high-performance Dyneema SK-78 into a 12-strand single braid line. Dyneema SK-78 fiber has one of the highest strength-to-weight ratios of all the high-modulus fibers. Very high strength, 30 - 40% lighter than Aramid ropes of the same strength, is matched with very low weight, and it floats.

Its extremely low elongation and outstanding creep performance are matched by excellent flex-fatigue performance and abrasion resistance. It offers the racing community the next generation in high-performance lines and is the same price as Samson's SK-75 single braid. Coated with Samson's proprietary Samthane coating.

Key Features

  • Load it to 30% of its breaking strength and it stretches less that 1%
  • Much lighter than wire rope, and 30 to 40% lighter than Aramid ropes of the same strength
  • Use for cascade systems, replacements for wire halyards, tapered sheets, backstays, runners, checkstays, trapeze lines and strong ultralight rigging
  • Add a cover where you need to cleat it or where it runs through a rope clutch
  • Very easy to splice with a 12-strand eye splice
  • Keep some onboard in a variety of different diameters for emergency repairs and replacements

Specifications

  • Construction: 12-strand hollow single braid
  • Core fiber: Dyneema® is a brand of UHMWPE (Ultra High Molecular Weight PolyEthylene fiber) from the Dutch company DSM Dyneema. It is a long chain, oriented strand synthetic fiber with very high strength as well as high abrasion resistance, also known as HMPE (High Modulus PolyEthylene). Dyneema rope is made in a number of formulations, SK-60, SK-75, SK-78, SK-90, etc. Each is progressively stronger and more costly. Honeywell International makes a similar UHMWPE fiber, called Spectra®.
  • Hand/Feel: Very slippery so is often used with modern sheaveless blocks and thimbles. Not good at holding knots but easily spliceable with a 12-strand eye splice. Must be covered with a heat-resistant jacket where it wraps around highly-loaded winches.
  • Stretch: 0.70 % at 20% of breaking strength (after 50 cycles)
  • Specific Gravity: 0.98 (floats)

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