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Offshore Winches - Single Layer Traction Winches

Big Hydra

Benefits:

  • Optimised strength to weight ratio
  • Tailored lubrication
  • Low rotation
  • Long service life

The Big Hydra is the original deepwater deployment rope for Single layer offshore winches. The Big Hydra offers optimised strength to weight ratio to maximise depth capacity.

Premium quality low-rotation, multi-strand ropes for demanding Oil & Gas applications, Bridon the benchmark for reliability.

  • Power Checked
  • Fatigue Checked
  • Quality Assured

Rope diameter

Approximate mass

Minimum breaking force (Fmin)

Axial stiffness @20% load

Torque generated @20% load

Metallic cross section

In air

Submerged

Lang’s lay

mm

kg/m

kg/m

kN

Tonnes

MN

N.m

mm2

80

29.0

25.2

5,024

512

348

2411

3167

83

30.1

26.6

5,150

525

376

2565

3419

88.9

35.8

31.1

6,204

632

430

3307

3911

96

41.7

36.3

7,235

737

502

4164

4560

102

46.6

41.2

8437

860

572

5163

5199

108

52.8

45.9

9156

933

635

5931

5771

109

53.0

46.9

9320

950

651

6095

5918

115

60.0

53.1

10791

1100

736

7446

6688

128

73.8

65.3

12753

1300

906

9794

8233

138.5

84.7

75.0

14911

1520

1038

12391

9439

Figures represent the typical product range manufactured in accordance with EN12385 to diameter tolerance 0 to +5%. Bridon manufacture to custom specifications and can offer tighter diameter tolerances on request. Multi-strand rope rotation typically 3%, lower rotation characteristics available on request, please contact us.

This table is for guidance purposes only with no guarantee or warranty (express or implied) as to its accuracy. The products described may be subject to change without notice, and should not be relied on without further advice from Bridon. View the full disclaimer here.