RLS Yacht Braid 3/16" x 600' (5mm x 183m)
RIGBY RLS - Radial Low Stretch polyester is the finest yacht braid available. Starting with 100% High Tenacity Polyester, RIGBY RLS is manufactured with a 5-stage pre-stretching process. Durable, flexible, easy to splice, and exceeds Cordage Institute standards for strength. Available in the widest size and color range on the market. Manufactured in North America by Rigby Technologies.
- 100% High Tenacity American-made Polyester fibers, for excellent strength and abrasion resistance.
- Radial Construction; 5-stage pre-stretched double braid for sub 3% stretch at 20% of tensile
- Specific gravity 1.38g/ml, does not float in water. Wet strength loss is near zero %
- Suitable for demanding applications including yacht running rigging and industrial applications
- Average Breaking Strength: 4200lbs, Max WLL 20%. Exceeds Government and Cordage Institute standards for strength
- 3/16" RLS is not spliceable. All other diameters of RLS are.
- 3/16" RLS has a linear density of approximately 85 ft/lb (17 g/m)
RLS is Available in 9 diameters, 8 colors, and in various coil and cut lengths.
See also: RLS Brite