Saturn 12

The next generation in Samson's 12-strand working lines made with Dyneema®

Saturn-12 represents the next generation in Samson’s 12-strand working lines made with Dyneema® fiber. Saturn-12 has an enhanced coating that improves abrasion resistance and increases residual strength as much as 15–20% when compared with other HMPE lines and their conventional coatings. Saturn-12’s light weight, high strength, and low stretch makes it ideal for quick, efficient connections and controlled response. Saturn-12 has been tested in extreme conditions and is proven to provide a longer service life while reducing costs when compared with standard HMPE ropes available today. A complement to other Samson working lines like AmSteel®-Blue and Quantum-12, Saturn-12 is recommended for tug working lines on drums and as a pendant in ship-assist work. It is not recommended for use on H-bitts, capstans, or cleats due to its very low coefficient of friction.

Feature & Benefits

  • Fiber: Dyneema®, Samthane Type E coating
  • Standard Color: Orange, sizes 13/16" and larger have a black longitudinal line
  • Splice: 12-strand Class II for sizes 1/4" through 1-1/4"
  • Splice: Saturn-12 (Modified) Tuck Bury for sizes above 1-1/4"
  • New Samthane Type E coating increases residual strength as much as 15 to 20%
  • Improved performance over other standard HMPE ropes
  • Replaces wire rope size for size at 1/7th the weight
  • A torque-free, flexible, and easy-to-handle construction
  • Easy to inspect and splice in the field
  • Floats

Applications

  • Barge and Dredge Working Lines
  • High Performance Tug Lines
  • Rig Tow Lines
  • Face and wing wires for push tugs
  • Tractor tug winch main lines/pendants
  • Ship-assist lines

Tug

  • Face and wing wire
  • Mainline
  • Pendant
  • Winch line
Size Diameter (in) Size Circ. (in) Weight Per 100 ft. (lbs) Minimum Breaking Strength (lbs)
1 1/8 3 1/2 31.9 133000
1 1/4 3 3/4 36.2 149000
1 5/16 4 41.8 166000
1 3/8 4 1/8 45 185000
1 1/2 4 1/2 51.7 205000
1 5/8 5 65.2 255000
1 3/4 5 1/2 78.4 302000
2 6 87 343000
2 1/8 6 1/2 109 411000
2 1/4 7 116 483000
2 1/2 7 1/2 148 529000
2 5/8 8 167 596000
2 3/4 8 1/2 187 662000
3 9 206 749000
3 1/8 9 1/2 228 828000
3 1/4 10 240 906000