AmSteel is a non-rotational, Samthane coated, 12-strand single braid that yields high strength and low stretch; equivalent to wire rope with 1/7th the weight.  AmSteel®-Blue is a proven cost-saving replacement for wire rope in key applications where strength, weight, and safety are important.


  • Uses Dyneema® SK-75 HMPE fiber
  • Size for size strength replacement for wire rope at only 1/7th the weight
  • Torque-free, very flexible, easy to handle
  • Similar elastic elongation to wire rope
  • Easily inspected or field spliced
  • Floats


  • Primary vessel mooring lines
  • Tractor tug lines
  • Face and wing wires for push tugs
  • Emergency and seismic tow lines

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