Abseiling rope - Goeman

Twin rope Indicated by the symbol
Type of rope Braided sheath with 40 spools around a braided core
Material Polyamide 6
Diameter 9.0 mm
Weight 58 g/m of which the sheath makes up 40 % of the weight and the core 60 %
Colour core strand According to the year of production
Basic colour Khaki, blue, red, black and white

References

The rope meets the UIAA and CE standards for “Twin Rope” – double use and even the stricter standards of the Belgian Army.

Mechanical specifications

  • Twin rope indicated by a red strand in a Z-shape
  • Relative elongation: 5.8 %
  • Impact force  < 12 kN
  • Number of falls without breaks in double use (with fall factor 2): > 40
  • After the use test (100 descents), the rope must still withstand more than eight fall tests on a single rope (fall factor 2) with 55 kg.
  • User test: 100 descents
  • Knotability: 0.54
  • Water-repellent
Standard requirements Required performance Results of the analyses
Rope diameter 9.0 mm (manufacturer’s data) D =  9 mm
Knotability factor K <= 1.1 K = 0.71
Sheath slippage <= 40 mm 0 mm
Elongation <=8 % 5.3 %
Dynamic elongation <= 40 % 30.76 %
Mass per 1000 mm   59 g/m
Sheath mass Sp C min >= 50 % C = 62 %
Shock absorption F<=12 kN F=10.23 kN
Break load after a drop N N >= 12 N >= 40
Material Polyamide Polyamide