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SSR 8mm
8 mm
Line Type:
Dyneema Blended Single Braid

8mm SSR from Alpha Ropes is a perfect larger diameter sail control line or sheet on small boats and designed with Olympic racers in mind. A single braid blend of Spectra and Cordura makes this line both durable and soft in the hand. Very similar to Maffiloli switfcord.

  • Colors: Black, Green, Red
  • Diameter - 8mm (5/16 inch)
  • Other Available Diameters - 4mm / 6mm
  • Core - 16 Plait Dyneema SK-75 and Cordura Blend (8x2)
  • Cover - N/A
  • Applications - Control Lines, Halyards
  • Features - Single Braid, Low Stretch, High Strength, Abrasion Resistance
  • Average Strength - 4850 lbs
  • SOLD BY THE FOOT (Quantity 1 = 1 Foot. Adjust quantity to order longer lengths)


  • Strength - Dyneema fiber is stronger than steel for its weight
  • Stretch - Very low stretch and creep - resists stretching under static load
  • Elongation - 3.4% at breaking strength
  • Material - Dyneema® SK-75 HMPE (high molecular weight polyethylene) with Cordura® for added durability
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