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KFR 8mm x 600' (183m)

$384.00
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RIGBY KFR was designed by Sean Brown in response to demand for a higher performance everyday floating rope, where a spliced termination is not a requirement. With a Kernmantle cover design and a braided single core, KFR recovers very well from knots, giving you a low-torque, serviceable rope. Excellent in throw bags, rope bags, and even as a firm running rigging in some cases.

Construction

The MFP yarn is carefully selected, high-tenacity for this type of fiber at 7.0g/d or better. 100% of the MFP we utilize is also UV stabilized. A Rigby Radial Rope core, with a tightweave, high filament count Kernmantle cover.


Key Attributes

  • Tight weave for a firm, round braid that grips and knots well
  • Recovers well from knots or from being in a rope bag
  • Kernmantle cover design helps prevent grit from entering the rope
  • Does not snag easily
  • Floats in water (Specific gravity 0.91 g/ml)
  • Wet strength loss is near zero
  • Rated as Not spliceable
  • Size-for-size 40% lighter than polyester (RLS)
  • 8mm KFR has an average break strength of 2000 lbs with a WLL of 15%
  • 8mm KFR has a linear density of approximately 50 ft/lb (30g/m)

Common Applications

  • High quality throw lines
  • Water rescue
  • Lightweight utility

Useful wherever a good blend of buoyancy, and decent strength are required.

Now in a range of colors! Yellow or Orange base have contrasting tracers

For a spliceable floating double braid, see MFP Braid