Winch Hauling

New fibre developments and the greater demands in hauling programs have enabled Donaghys to add the Total Solution offer in hauling. Ultra High Modulus fibres (UHMwPE) enable rope constructions of superior strength to wire rope in light weight, low stretch and long continuous lengths for custom built requirements. Your total solution can be provided with custom lengths, jackets and fittings, spliced on specialty reels or bulk cartons to meet your requirements.

Griptech

Donaghys Grip Tech

Donaghys' Grip Tech is a cable eye attachment made from a soft, yet strong grippy braid that stems from a set eye connection point that is then terminated. This connection is quick and easy to install, is secure in its attachment and super soft which protects the valuable cable being drawn.

Hauling Ropes & Braids

Aquatec Ropes

Aquatec ropes are manufactured from Donaghys developed PP/PE crushed mono yarn blend then 3 stranded with the optimal lay for higher strength, excellent abrasion resistance and splicing. Ideally suited to applications of marine fishing and heavy industrial use where reliability is key.  Beware of imitations, Donaghys Aquatec rope has a distinctive Green with Gold mark colouring.

  • 3 strand & 8 strand ropes
  • PP/PE blend combines the best of each fibre characteristics of abrasion resistance, strength and shock load resistance
  • High strength and UV resistant

Cablemaster Hauling Braid

Donaghys Cablemaster braid is a 6mm Hauling braid designed in conjunction with Telstra Operations. 

  • High strength and abrasion resistant
  • Excellent handling
  • Parallel Polyester core with red intermediate jacket and white external cover
  • Red jacket is visual wear alert that external jacket is damaged and rope retirement is required
  • Min Break Force 1100 kg
  • Telstra item code: 675/301

Superbraid Hauling Braid

A hauling braid with UHMwPE core with HT Polyester cover which provides high strength with minimum stretch and weight.

  • Anti-slip coating on core prevents core/cover slippage and protects core if cover is removed
  • Withstands shock loadings and accepts a tighter radius and knots better than Aramids
  • Available in 6mm to 30mm in 100m spools in a range of colours

Superspeed Hauling Braid

Hauling braid with minimal stretch easy splice 12 plait HMPE core.

  • Super hard wearing HT polyester jacket
  • Harmonised core/jacket construction minimises slippage and creep
  • Available in 2mm to 12mm in 100m spools in a range of colour options
  • Longer lengths available made to order

Yachtmaster XS Double Braid

Hauling braid with balanced and harmonised core of HT Polyester.

  • Easy to splice, flexible sheetline
  • High jacket to core ratio assisting long life
  • Available in 5mm to 30mm diameter in 100m spools
  • White with Red, Green, Blue or  Blue/Red fleck colour options

UHMwPE Braids

Superbraid

Donaghys Superbraid is a high performance yacht braid developed through exhaustive testing on super yachts, Jules Verne, The Race, Whitbread, Volvo Ocean Race, America’s Cup, IOR, IMS, IMR and Olympic yachts.  This development programme has seen subtle but significant changes to Superbraid as fibre technology and manufacturing techniques improve. Superbraid’s versatility and advantages over traditional wire rope have seen an increase in its use across a broad range of applications.

  • Light weight UHMwPE core with HT Polyester cover provides high strength with minimal stretch
  • Treated with Donaghys Bindacoat on core to prevent core/cover slippage
  • Withstands shock loadings better than Aramids
  • Suitable for all running rigging applications

Winchline®

Donaghys Winchline® is 8 times lighter and 70% stronger than Steel Wire rope. Coated with Donaghys Armorcoat, this braid has high abrasion resistance and can be customised with covers and fittings to suit specific applications.

  • Low stretch
  • High UV resistance
  • Floats and does not absorb water
  • High internal and external abrasion resistance
  • Virtually no recoil in the unlikely event of failure
  • Non rotational