XTC Spearmint is Yale’s premium climbing line for professionals. The striking red/white color is distinctive and easy to spot.
This line is specifically designed for the demanding needs of arborists, embodying the same characteristics of XTC ropes Yale has made for the last two decades. XTC Spearmint is made from extrusion-dyed polyester, resulting in permanent coloration that won't fade or run with use. The tightly woven 16-strand construction with a high twist core of torque-balanced polyester keeps the line firm and round, providing an extra measure of safety and performance. This Spliceable line is available in 1/2” diameter with an average breaking strength of 6,200 pounds.
Quick Overview: 1/2” diameter, 6,200 ABS, 7.5 lb per 100’.
|Diameter||:||1/2” / 12 mm|
|Average Strength||:||6,200 lb / 2,812 kg|
|Wt. per 100’/100m||:||7.5 lb / 11.2 kg|
|Elastic Elongation||:||1.4% at 10% ABS|
This great article at Yale Rope's website explains the how the ability of a rope to absorb impact is affected by the elasticity of the rope. Breaking strength is not the only important factor in determining if a rope is right for the job. Dynamic Energy in Arborist RopesSamson Splicing Instructions
Free downloadable PDF for splicing Class-1 16-strand ropes: Download splicing instructions