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TufTow

  • Fabricated from high strength aramid fiber for maximum strength-to-diameter ratio and low stretch for safety.
  • High strength/low stretch stranded fiber core construction
  • Double protective jacketing:
    Inner braided polyester jacket
    Outer urethane coating
  • Spliced eyes furnished as soft eyes reinforced with high tenacity fiber or with optional wire rope thimbles (“hard eyes”)
  • Standard colors are black or orange. Other colors available upon request.
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TufTow

 

TufTow towing lines offer the strength and low stretch of steel wire rope at a fraction of the weight. These products are ideal replacements for steel wire rope or chain.

TufTow tow ropes are available in the following sizes:

Part Number (Dia.) Weight RBS
in mm lb/ft kg/m lb kN
1 25 0.4 0.5 100,000 445
1 1/2 38 0.6 0.9 210,000 934
1 3/4 44 0.9 1.3 310,000 1,379
2 3/4 70 1.8 2.7 590,000 2,624
3 76 2.5 3.7 830,000 3,692


Other sizes and colors available upon request.

TufTow towing ropes are spliced to order.  Please specify:

  1.  Finished Roped Length (eye to eye)
  2. Thimbled eye or soft eye (standard)
  3. If soft eye, specify size if other than standard.


Standard eye opening dimensions:

  • Length = 10 x rope diameter
  • Width = 5 x rope diameter

 

TufTow rope care: All ropes are subject to wear. To maximize the life of your TufTow products, avoid rope-on-rope abrasion. Do not use the TufTow rope in choke, use proper sized tow lugs and avoid sharp edges. Store away from vehicle roadways and protect from rodents.



Union, a WireCo WorldGroup brand, produces wire rope and special rope assemblies for a variety of applications – each with their own exacting specifications. We employ the most experienced, talented, licensed engineers in the industry to design solutions for your application. Nine manufacturing operations and seven distribution centers in North America, plus manufacturing facilities in Germany, Poland and Portugal, give our customers unparalleled support and global reach. Find out for yourself why Union wire ropes have proven themselves time and time again in the field. Union: Tested, Tough & True.