PROtect CHAFE is a pressure sensitive tape using ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) film with a strong modified acrylic adhesive.
The result is a very tough material, with the highest impact strength of any thermoplastic presently made. It is highly resistant to corrosive chemichals with the exception to oxidizing acid.
It has extremely low moisture absorbtion and very low coefficient of friction, is self lubricating and is highly resistant to abrasion (15 times more resistant to abrasion than carbon steel).
- dragging lines over the deck
- mooring ropes
- mast and spreaders
- under the boom to protect it from spinnaker/gennaker sheet
- around the pad eyes for blocks and hardware
The product is available in two colors, translucent (PCT) and black (PCT), and different gauges:
PCT translucent in 76/125/250/500 micron (3/5/10/20 mil)
PCB black in 125/250/500 micron (5/10/20 mil)
The standard widths are 51mm (2") and 152mm (6"), custom width from 7mm (17/64") up to 660mm (26")
The standard lenght is 16.5m (18 yds)
Cristal clear PET clamshell with Eurohole and barcode for 51mm (2") roll, clear PE bag and bar code for others.