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for racing sailboats
Technora® core, aramid core
Aracom T is a double braid consisting of a Technora® Aramid core with a sleeve of high-tenacity polyester. Aracom T maintains a high degree of flexibility and is easily spliced.
Yale’s exclusive Aralube process infuses the Technora® with molten lubricant prior to entering our twisting equipment. Lab and field experience have shown that this added, internal permanent lubrication (nonsoluble) treatment leads to an extended wear life (as much as four times). It cuts down internal abrasion, reduces lament breakage in processing and helps us manage fiber tensions in the factory as we ply up a strand. The polyester sleeve is thicker than its sister product, Miniline, which gives it better protection in high-abrasion applications. The entire strength of Aracom T is derived from the core, and the sleeve's purpose is to protect the core from abrasion.