This is a spliceable urethane coating that is applied after the rope is braided. Maxijacket firms the rope, increases snag resistance, improves abrasion resistance and helps keep contaminants from entering the rope.
Maxijacket HP is a new urethane technology originating in Europe. It brings an innovative toughness to our high-modulus rope offerings. This new material is harder, penetrates better and is twice as abrasion resistant as our traditional Maxijacket coating.
Yale Cordage designs combinations of high-performance fairings specifically for the ocean environment in almost any configuration. In use, they contribute significantly to drag reduction, strum suppression and longitudinal damping.
Double braid, Technora® Aramid core, polyester sleeve
Aracom Miniline combines a low helix angle core of Technora® Aramid with a very tightly woven over-braid of thin polyester. Aracom Miniline provides the maximum strength–to-weight ratio in a composite Aramid polyester construction.
Double braid, UHMWPE core and jacket from DSM protective materials
8-strand plaited, nylon
12-strand single braid, copolymer olefins/Vectran LCP blend
Shark Byte 12 is a 12-strand single braid product where the individual strands are a composite of copolymer olefins mixed randomly with Vectran LCP (Liquid Crystal Polymer) fiber. This product is the first synthetic rope ever designed from the ground up to resist shark-bite damage.
8-strand plaited, copolymer olefins/polyester blend
Parallel core synthetic cable, UHMWPE from DSM core, neoprene tape, polyester sleeve
Unitrex XS Max Wear, Uniline's high-tech cousin, is a parallel-core rope of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE), wrapped with a neoprene tape and over-braided with a tough jacket of high-tenacity polyester. The result is a synthetic cable, somewhat stiffer than your usual rope, which is much like wire in its stretch characteristics.
8-strand plaited construction of Unitrex synthetic cable
12-strand single braid, Vectran LCP
Vectrus is a single-braid rope of 100% Vectran™ LCP (Liquid Crystal Polymer) and is always treated with Yale’s Maxijacket coating to increase abrasion resistance and enhance the fibers' UV resistance. LCP is more tolerant of tighter bending radii in terminations than other high-modulus fibers.
YaleGrips are made from a Technora® Aramid fiber at braid and are assembled in a 4-leg configuration extending from a reinforcing, securing eye. The eye is covered entirely with an extra layer of braid, which is saturated with Maxijacket urethane, an abrasion-resistant coating for extended life.