LIROS Classic Herkules Control Lines

LIROS Herkules: Article 00154 white with colour coding  is the most versatile top quality solution for all running rigging applications on classic cruising yachts:

Cover: close weave, abrasion...

LIROS Herkules: Article 00154 white with colour coding  is the most versatile top quality solution for all running rigging applications on classic cruising yachts:

Cover: close weave, abrasion resistant 1:1 spin dyed polyester
Core: High tenacity, firm construction, low stretch, braided polyester

LIROS Herkules is the reliable, versatile solution for all running rigging applications:
Sheets, halyards and control lines e.g. guys, reefing lines, tack lines, vangs/kickers, down/outhauls, furling lines, runner tails, preventers 

The LIROS manufacturing process produces a balanced braid on braid construction with consistency second to none
LIROS Manufacturing: meticulous attention to exacting standards ~ decades of experience ~ modern factory with state of the art, computer programmed twisting and braiding machinery

Herkules Plus Factors:

  • Good handling
  • Non kinking, balanced construction
  • LIROS top quality consistency - core and cover in synchronised tension
  • Long lasting
  • Extremely Wear Resistant suitable for rigorous winching
  • UV Stable
  • Solid round construction that doesn't flatten under load
  • Spliceable
  • Spliceable to Wire
  • Stretch at working load < 5%
Diameter LBLMax SAWLS
8mm1600kg20sqm< 5%
10mm2500kg30sqm< 5%
12mm3500kg40sqm< 5%
14mm4500kg70sqm< 5%
16mm5000kg90sqm< 5%
18mm6300kg100sqm< 5%
20mm7000kg> 100sqm< 5%
20mm8000kg> 100sqm< 5%
20mm9000kg> 100sqm< 5%

LBL = LIROS Break Load
Max SA = LIROS recommended Maximum Sail Area
WLS = LIROS stretch at working load
< = less than