Amsteel Blue Features

AmSteel Blue is a torque-free 12-strand single braid that yields the maximum in strength-to-weight ratio and, size-for-size, is the same strength as steel—but it’s so light, it floats. AmSteel Blue is an excellent wire rope replacement with extremely low stretch, and superior flex fatigue and wear resistance.

  • Easy to inspect
  • Flexible
  • Floats
  • Highly flex-fatigue resistant
  • Maximum strength-to-weight ratio
  • Torque-free construction
  • Abrasion resistant
  • Lightweight
  • Easy to splice
  • Excellent wear characteristics
  • Extremely low stretch
  • High strength
  • Wire rope replacement

PART
NUMBER

DIAM.
(INCH)

CIRC.
(INCH)

WEIGHT PER 100 FT.
(LBS)

AVG. STRENGTH (LBS)

MIN. STRENGTH (LBS)

DIAM.
(MM)

CIRC.
(MM)

WEIGHT PER 100 M
(KG)

AVG. STRENGTH (KG)

MIN. STRENGTH (KG)

ISO 2307 STRENGTH (METRIC TONS)

PRICE
(PER FOOT)

R0412ABBS

1/8

3/8

0.5

2,500

2,300

3

9

0.74

1,100

1,000

1.1

0.38

R0612ABBS

3/16

9/16

1

5,400

4,900

5

15

1.5

2,400

2,200

2.4

0.76

R0812ABBS

1/4

3/4

1.6

8,600

7,700

6

18

2.4

3,900

3,500

3.9

1.20

R1012ABBS

5/16

1

2.7

13,700

12,300

8

24

4

6,200

5,600

6.2

2.00

R1212ABBS

3/8

1 1/8

3.4

19,600

17,600

9

27

5.1

8,900

8,000

8.9

2.80

R1412ABBS

7/16

1 1/4

4.5

23,900

21,500

11

33

6.7

10,800

9,800

10.8

3.18

R1612ABBS

1/2

1 1/2

5.9

34,000

30,600

12

36

8.8

15,400

13,900

15.4

4.55

R1812ABBS

9/16

1 3/4

7.9

40,500

36,500

14

42

11.8

18,400

16,500

18.4

5.67

R2012ABBS

5/8

2

10.2

52,800

47,500

16

48

15.2

24,000

21,600

24

7.55

R2412ABBS

3/4

2 1/4

13.3

64,400

58,000

18

54

19.8

29,200

26,300

29.2

9.48

R2812ABBS

7/8

2 3/4

19.6

90,800

81,700

22

66

29.2

41,200

37,100

41.2

13.98

R3212ABBS

1

3

21.8

109,000

98,100

24

72

32.4

49,400

44,500

49.4

15.48

R3412ABBS

1 1/16

3 1/4

27.5

134,000

121,000

26

78

40.9

60,800

54,700

60.8

18.19

R3612ABBS

1 1/8

3 1/2

31.9

148,000

133,000

28

84

47.5

67,100

60,400

67.1

21.05

R4012ABBS

1 1/4

3 3/4

36.2

165,000

149,000

30

90

53.9

74,800

67,400

74.8

23.85

R4212ABBS

1 5/16

4

41.8

185,000

167,000

32

96

62.2

84,000

75,600

84

27.46

R4412ABBS

1 3/8

4 1/8

45

205,000

185,000

34

100

67

93,000

83,700

93

29.46

R4812ABBS

1 1/2

4 1/2

51.7

228,000

205,000

36

108

76.9

103,000

93,100

103

34.03

R5012ABBS

1 9/16

4 3/4

57.6

254,000

229,000

38

114

85.7

115,000

104,000

115

36.11

R5212ABBS

1 5/8

5

65.2

283,000

255,000

40

120

97

128,000

116,000

128

43.54

AmSteel Blue Applications

  • Camera Control Line
  • Chipper Winch Line
  • Control Line
  • Davit
  • Face and Wing Wire
  • First Ashore / Emergency Tow System
  • General Working Line / Vessel Mooring
  • Gilson Wire Rope Replacement
  • Halyard
  • Lifeline
  • Lifting Sling / Mining
  • Lifting Sling / Offshore
  • Lifting Sling / Utility
  • Other Fishing Line
  • Primary Mooring Line / Non-jacketed
  • Pulling / Stringing Line
  • Reef Line

 

Elastic Elongation:

10%20%30%
0.46%0.70%0.96%
  • Running Back
  • Shield Hauler
  • Stage, Event, and Special Effects Rigging
  • Synthetic Extension Pendant
  • Trapeze Line
  • Trawl or Bridle Line
  • Tug Mainline
  • Tug Messenger Line
  • Tug Pendant
  • Vehicle Winch Line
  • Winch Line / Mining
  • Winch Line / Offshore
  • Winch Line / Safety
  • Winch Line / Tug
  • Winch Line / Utility
  • Working Line / Mining
  • Working Line / Offshore

 

 

 

 

AmSteel Blue Features and Benefits

  • A size-for-size strength replacement for wire rope at only 1/7th the weight
  • Abrasion resistant
  • Durable
  • Easy to inspect
  • Easy to splice
  • Excellent abrasion resistance
  • Excellent flex-fatigue resistance
  • Excellent wear characteristics
  • Extremely lightweight
  • Extremely low stretch
  • Flex-fatigue resistant
  • Flexible
  • Floats
  • High strength
  • Highly flex-fatigue resistant
  • Lightweight
  • Low stretch
  • Maximum strength-to-weight ratio
  • Non-rotational
  • Samthane coated
  • Similar elastic elongation to wire rope
  • Size-for-size, the same strength as wire rope
  • Torque-free construction
  • UV stabilized
  • Wire rope replacement

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