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Old 04-21-2006, 05:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Seldom Seen
Dyneema and Spectra the 2 fibers syn rope is made from both have a very low melting point. I don't recall the actual temp. I do know, for Spectra at least, you can melt a it by rubbing 2 strands against each other under moderate hand pressure. So any thing that would reduce friction like Teflon and decrease heat would great.
Here is a quote form - "The Viking Fire Line is made from Samson's Tec-12 (Technora Aramid Fiber) with Critical temperature of 450 F and melting or char point at 900 F, you will never have to worry about melting this line to your winch drum. "
I'm not sure what the melt point of the standard Amsteel Blue is though.
Seth Sauvageau
Rochester, MN
'97 40th Anniversary, OME 2.5" with 35's, ARB bumper & lockers, Warn M12, ICOM radio, CB, dual batteries, auxillary gas tank, etc and now a snorkel
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