Technical Documents

Samson's research and development team has extensive knowledge in chemical, mechanical, and textile engineering, as well as polymer and materials science. If you have questions that are not answered by the technical bulletins below, please contact us.

How Long is a Piece of Rope

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Inspection and Retirement Criteria Development

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Hitches, Knots and Slings

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Climbing Line Comparison

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Rigging Line Comparison

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Energy Absorption

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Technical Aspects of Rigging

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Winding Rope on a Winch

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Coefficient of Friction (CoF)

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Effect of Twist on Braided Rope

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How Long is a Piece of Rope

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Inspection and Retirement Criteria Development

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Impact of Elevated Temperatures on K-100 Synthetic Crane Hoist Line

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Coefficient of Friction (CoF)

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Effect of Twist on Braided Rope

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Effect of Ultraviolet Light on K-100

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How Long is a Piece of Rope

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K-100 Rope Inspection & Retirement

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Type Approval Certificate

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Tension Fatigue Testing

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Coefficient of Friction (CoF)

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Effect of Twist on Braided Rope

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How Long is a Piece of Rope

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Inspection and Retirement Criteria Development

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How Long is a Piece of Rope

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Inspection and Retirement Criteria Development

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How Long is a Piece of Rope

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Inspection and Retirement Criteria Development

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Type Approval Certificate

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Coefficient of Friction (CoF)

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Effect of Twist on Braided Rope

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HMPE Ropes and Chocks - Closed vs. Roller

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How Long is a Piece of Rope

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Inspection and Retirement Criteria Development

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Tug Messenger Line Attachment

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Abrasion Testing for Mining Working Lines

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Coefficient of Friction (CoF)

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Effect of Twist on Braided Rope

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Flame Retardant, Anti-Static (FRAS) Requirements and Synthetic Ropes in Mining Applications

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How Long is a Piece of Rope

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Winchline Safety

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Inspection and Retirement Criteria Development

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Type Approval Certificate

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Tension Fatigue Testing

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Coefficient of Friction (CoF)

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Effect of Twist on Braided Rope

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How Long is a Piece of Rope

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Inspection and Retirement Criteria Development

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Handling Techniques for 8-Strand, High-Performance Ropes on H-Bitts

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HMPE Ropes and Chocks - Closed vs. Roller

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Mixed Moorings

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Retrofitting

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Surface Prep for Synthetic Ropes

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Tanker Mooring in Hot Climates

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How Long is a Piece of Rope

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Inspection and Retirement Criteria Development

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Elongation and Creep

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Choose the Best Line

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Stripping Covers

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How Long is a Piece of Rope

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Inspection and Retirement Criteria Development

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Type Approval Certificate

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Tension Fatigue Testing

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Coefficient of Friction (CoF)

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Effect of Twist on Braided Rope

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How Long is a Piece of Rope

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Inspection and Retirement Criteria Development

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Handling Techniques for 8-Strand, High-Performance Ropes on H-Bitts

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HMPE Ropes and Chocks - Closed vs. Roller

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Tug Messenger Line Attachment

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Vulcan: A Synthetic Emergency Tow-Off Pendant

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Coefficient of Friction (CoF)

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How Long is a Piece of Rope

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Inspection and Retirement Criteria Development

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Coefficient of Friction (CoF)

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Effect of Twist on Braided Rope

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DPX TM- Innovative Fiber Technology

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HMPE Ropes - Effects of Post Production Process

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HMPE Ropes - Design vs. Performance

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How Cold Can You Go

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Inspection and Retirement Criteria Development

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Rope Measurement

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Surface Prep for Synthetic Ropes

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Understanding Creep

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Rope User’s Manual

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