Product Spotlight | Vulcan ETOP from Samson Rope

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Product Spotlight | Vulcan ETOP from Samson Rope

Today, the Hercules SLR spotlight is on the Vulcan ETOP from Samson Rope

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A Samson Rope ETOP Kit

WHAT’S AN EMERGENCY TOW-OFF PENDANT? 

An emergency tow-off pendant (ETOP) is often referred to as a ‘fire wire’. They’re used to help tow the ship away from the dock if there’s a fire. 

The Vulcan ETOP is a synthetic alternative to traditional wire ropes, developed by Samson Rope. It’s lighter, and eliminates fish hooks—Broken wires that bulge out from the wire and can cause hand injuries. The synthetic Vulcan ETOP can also help reduce maintenance costs. 

WHAT’S THE VULCAN ETOP MADE OF? 

The Vulcan ETOP is made of Technora® fibre with a proprietary fire-resistant coating that withstands exposure to flames & a high-temperature environment that still meets OCIMF-required breaking strength standards.  

OTHER FEATURES & BENEFITS INCLUDE: 

  • 60-70% (2/3rds) lighter than wire
  • Abrasion resistant
  • Easily stored when not in use
  • Easy to adjust 
  • Heat & flame resistant
  • Lightweight
  • No lubrication necessary
  • Reduces mooring-related injuries & claims 

SPECIFICATIONS

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Samson Rope ISO Vulcan ETOP Spec Chart
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WATCH A SAMSON VULCAN COMBUSTON TEST BELOW

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New: SRS Mercury Climbing Line from Samson Rope

samson rope mercury srs climbing line at hercules slr

Samson rope, the worldwide leader in high-performance rope has just released a new static climbing line named Mercury, best used for Single Rope Systems (SRS) and rescue and access application

This new SRS rope contains kernmantle construction, made up of a nylon parallel strand core with a 32-strand polyester cover for durability—Samson uses a special manufacturing process that provides superior strength, ease of knot tying and a soft hand.

Samson’s Mercury rope is available in 11mm, and is compatible with the most popular hardware on the market—it’s also produced in a highly visible orange camouflage-inspired color palette, is easy to handle, works well when wet and is great for knot-holding and footlocking.  Samson rope’s Mercury is particularly beneficial for an aborist’s climbing rope tool kit.

Samson continues to set the standard for strength in arborist lines—Mercury offers 5% higher strength than Static Rope, and is a safe and secure stronghold for all arborist climbing activities.

“We worked directly with customers and climbers alike to provide a kernmantle rope that people have been really excited about,” said Gavin McWilliams, Marketing Strategy Manager for Samson’s Arborist Division.  “And we intend to introduce more in the seasons to come.”

Visit Hercules SLR for your Samson rope, SRS and rescue and access equipment.

Original Press Release here: http://www.samsonrope.com/Pages/PR_Mercury.aspx

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