PARAFIL® ropes are today used throughout the world mainly in Catenary Support Systems, Urban Transport Systems, Sub-Sea, Military, Marine and Structural applications. PARAFIL®, due to its versatility is also used in many other applications. PARAFIL® is the NATO specified guardrail material used by the Royal Navy on the British fleet. PARAFIL® is also the material of choice for guardrail on RNLI lifeboats.
Its benefits, when compared to metallic/synthetic alternatives, include a high strength-to-weight ratio, excellent chemical resistance, high UV resistance, excellent fatigue characteristics and stability over a wide temperature range. The unique method of manufacture produces a rope with a diverse blend of physical and chemical characteristics.
A choice of combinations of strength, core fibre and sheath are available to meet the requirements of a wide variety of applications.