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SECURE SCREEN

Secure Screen is a retractable garage door screen which can also be adapted to many other uses such as porches, barns and many commercial applications.

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SPLICING

Splicing Instructions

Rope splicing is a very strong method of fixing a loop eye or joining two ends together; as the rope is pulled tighter, the spliced strands become more and more squeezed and locked into place.

Splicing Index

 

MANILA ROPE

Add that decorative touch to your house, deck or yard with Manila 3-strand rope.

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EFFECTS OF MOISTURE

  Water Absorption of Individual Fibers Dielectric Properties
Manilla Up to 100% Very Poor
Sisal Up to 100% Very Poor
Cotton Up to 100% Very Poor
Nylon 2-8% Poor
Polyester <1% Good
Polypropylene None Excellent
Polyethylene None Excellent
Aramid* 3.5-7% Poor
UHMWPE* * None Excellent

DEGRADATION

  Resistance to UV in Sunlight Resistance to Rot and Mildew Storage Requirements
Manilla Good Poor Dry Only
Sisal Good Poor Dry Only
Cotton Good Poor Dry Only
Nylon Good Excellent Wet or Dry
Polyester Excellent Excellent Wet or Dry
Polypropylene Poor Excellent Wet or Dry
Polyethylene Poor Excellent Wet or Dry
Aramid* Fair Excellent Wet or Dry
UHMWPE* * Fair Excellent Wet or Dry

 

THERMAL PROPERTIES

  Melts at (Degrees)
Manilla Does not melt - Chars at 350°
Sisal Does not melt - Chars at 350°
Cotton Does not melt - Chars at 300°
Nylon 420°-480°
Polyester 490°-500°
Polypropylene 330°
Polyethylene 275°
Aramid* 800° Begins to Decompose
UHMWPE* * 297°

* Based on Dupont Kevlar® Data
* * Based on Allied Signal Spectra® Data - Type 900. Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene.
* * * Resistance is relative to the length of the exposure, percent of concentration and temperature.

 

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