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Single Braided Mooring Tails

NIKA-NYLON Tails 

Nika-Nylon tails exhibit very high strengths & excellent dynamic load and shock absorption properties. 22m Nylon Mooring tails are ideal as mooring tails in exposed berths/terminals

Specific gravity: 1,14
Melting point: 218°C
Elongation at breaking: 25-30%
Fiber water absorption: 3-5%
Chemical resistance to ALKALI:  VERY GOOD
Chemical resistance to ORGANIC SOLVENT:  EXCELLENT
Chemical resistance to ACID:  EXCELLENT. Strength loss in NaOH and H2SO4 in high concentration and temperature

 

Diam (mm) 8STRAND
MBL (tn)
12/24STRAND
MBL(tn)
48 58 59
52 67.5 68.5
56 77 78.5
60 88.5 89
64 101 102
68 115 116
72 130 130.5
76 143.5 144
80 158.5 159.5
84 175 175.5
88 192 193
96 213 213.5
104 240 241

 

IMPROVED MIXED NIKA-STEEL® Tails 

Improved Mixed NikaSteel® tails are produced from mixed Polyester/Nikasteel® yarns in a special proportion that ensures excellent strength and abrasion resistance. Ideal for applications requiring floating properties.

Specific gravity: 0.99 (Floating)
Average Polyester w/w percentage: 25%
Melting point: 165 °C (NIKA-STEEL®) / 265°C (PES)
Elongation at breaking: 15%-18%
Chemical resistance to ALKALI:  VERY GOOD
Chemical resistance to ORGANIC SOLVENT:  VERY GOOD
Chemical resistance to ACID: EXCELLENT. Strength loss in NaOH and H2SO4 in high concentration and temperature

Diam (mm) 8STRAND
MBL (tn)
12/24STRAND
MBL(tn)
48 46 47
52 52 53
56 61 62
60 67 69
64 78 79
68 86 88
72 96 98
76 108 110
80 120 121
84 129 132
88 137 144
96 161 169
104 186 196

 

NIKA-FLEX Tails 

NikaFlex tails are specially engineered for demanding applications where high strength and excellent abrasion resistance are a must.

Specific gravity: 1.14
Average Polyester w/w percentage: 50%
Melting point: 165 °C (NIKA-STEEL®) / 265°C (PES)
Elongation at breaking: 15%-18%
Chemical resistance to ALKALI:  VERY GOOD
Chemical resistance to ORGANIC SOLVENT:  VERY GOOD
Chemical resistance to ACID:  EXCELLENT. Strength loss in NaOH and H2SO4 in high concentration and temperature

Diam (mm) 8STRAND
MBL (tn)
12/24STRAND
MBL(tn)
48 60 60
52 70 70
56 81 81
60 91 91
64 103 103
68 116 116
72 128 128
76 145 145
80 159 159
84 175 175
88 193 193
96 229 229
104 262 262

 

NIKA-POLYESTER Tails 

Nika-Polyester tails are produced from the best High-Tenacity fibers and are highly recommended for applications where abrasion resistance is needed.

Specific gravity: : 1,38
Melting point: 265°C
Elongation at breaking: 15-20%
Fiber water absorption: 0-1%
Chemical resistance to ALKALI:  VERY GOOD
Chemical resistance to ORGANIC SOLVENT:  EXCELLENT
Chemical resistance to ACID:  EXCELLENT. Strength loss in NaOH and H2SO4 in high concentration and temperature

Diam (mm) 8STRAND
MBL (tn)
12/24STRAND
MBL(tn)
48 52 54.5
52 59 64
56 71 75
60 77 83
64 92 96
68 102 109.5
72 109 118
76 120 129
80 135 145
84 148 160
88 160 173.5
96 195 206
104 215 217