Sheath Material: 50% Kevlar & 50% Polyester
Core Material: Polyester
Construction: Double Braid
Diameter: 8mm / 5/16in
Breaking Strength: 20kN / 4800lbf
Weight: 50g/m / 3.36lb/100ft
HEAT RESISTANT FRICTION blended with Kevlar & Polyester
GM CLIMBING 5/16in (8mm) Heat Resistant Friction Hitch Cord, rating to 20kN/4800lbf high strength, blended Kevlar & Polyester sheathed to obtain heat and abrasion resistance. Of high durability, the cord is efficient and versatile for a variety of outdoor uses, and easy for you to make various knots and hitches out of this durable cord, like Prusik, Autoblock, VT, and Klemheist hitch knots, etc.
KEVLAR blended sheath!
Kevlar, of high performance in heat and abrasion resistance, offers an excellent solution to friction heat and strand wear generated during rope operation. Combined with high tenacity polyester, the tough material of low moisture absorption, this solid rope jacket is made, providing increased durability and prolong service life.
Supple in handling and flexible, the hitch cord is easy to work with to fast tie and untie various knots and hitches while providing enough bite to firmly hitch onto ropes. This 5/16in (8mm) cord works well on 3/8" ~ 1/2" ropes.
20kN/4800lbf high tensile strength
The cord will do great in a wide range of works, made into hitch loops and knots, lanyard, tethers for climbing, arborist, mountaineering, caving, and etc. It's feasible for you to make 2-3 hitch knot cords out of the properly cut retail length of 12Ft (3.8m), based on needs.
Make obvious distinctions with other cords or gears. Carry a small bundle with you when getting out, you'll find it a great help in the wild.