Entries by George Brigham

New from Ibex – Dyneema®-Covered Shock Cord

Dyneema® is an UHMwPE (Ultra High Molecular weight Polyethylene) or HMPE (High Modulus Polyethylene) fibre developed by DSM. On a weight for weight basis, it is 15 times stronger than steel wire. It is hydrophobic and does not absorb water. Dyneema® is chemically inert, and performs well in dry, wet, salty and humid conditions, as well as other situations where chemicals are present. […]

New Cotton Wick Smoke Chamber Assembly launched

The Cotton Wick Smoke Chamber Assembly is made in accordance with BS EN 54-7:2001, Annex H, and BS EN 14604:2005, Annex H, these assemblies are for use in fire sensitivity tests from the EN 54-7:2000 standard (Clause 5.18) and BS EN 14604:2005 (Clause 5.15). The wick is formed into a ring which is ignited from below and smoulders, producing […]

DVD2016 – come and see us

Ibex Marina Ropes will be sharing a stand with Marlow Ropes at the upcoming DVD2016 exhibition at Millbrook, Bedfordshire, on 7 th & 8th September. DVD is a key event for all those involved in UK Land Forces equipment and support.  It is a well-established two day event held at Millbrook Proving Ground jointly sponsored […]

Flame retardant braids – safer for the home

Ibex Marina Ropes have developed a flame retardant soft cotton braid, suitable for soft furnishings and decorations in the home. It is ideal material for making rope hammocks. The 10mm diameter braid was tested to 14 CFR 25 853 Appendix F Part 1 Federal Aviation Regulations – Interior compartments (Vertical burning behaviour of textiles) and […]