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Teufelberger (New England) Tech Cord

Tech Cord is an exceptionally strong cord made of a 100 % Technora® core surrounded by a polyester sheath. This small diameter high strength rope is very abrasion resistant and is perfect as a cordelette rope, for balancing anchors, slinging chocks and hexes or as an emergency rappel line.

  • Exceptionally strong for it’s size, seriously!
  • Highly abrasion resistant
  • Perfect for pre-tied cordelettes
  • Perfect for anchors.
  • Small and strong enough for slinging chocks, nuts and hexes
  • Super light-weight with a very high strength to weight ratio
  • May be used as an emergency rappel line (5mm recommended)
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Description

Teufelberger’s Tech Cord is an exceptionally strong and very abrasion resistant cord that is perfect for pre-tied cordelettes. The tightly woven polyester sheath surrounds a parallel fiber core made up of 100 % Technora®, resulting in a cord that has extremely high tensile strength (3,000 pound tensile for 3mm; 4,700 pound tensile for 5mm).

Tech Cord is a perfect anchor rope for balancing anchors or top rope anchors as well as slinging chocks and hexes. In addition, Tech cord is also used as a zip line brake. This cord was originally designed in conjunction with the US Military as an emergency rappel and bailout cord. It is still used in those applications today.

The reported tensile strength of Tech Cord, as with any rope, can be significantly reduced when used with a knot. This is especially applicable to Technora® The most recommended knot for this cord is a double fisherman’s. Tech cord is available in 2 diameters and in 4 colors (3mm available in black only).

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Diameter: 3mm or  1/8in
    • Weight: 11.3 g/m
    • Minimum Breaking Strength: Free Length: 1335 daN / 3000 lbf
  • Diameter: 5mm or  3/16in
    • Weight: 23.4 g/m
    • Minimum Breaking Strength: Free Length: 2091 daN / 4700 lbf
  • Core: Technora
  • Cover: polyester

Additional information

Diameter

3 mm, 5 mm, 6 mm

Color

Black, Green, Blue, Orange

Length

200 ft. / 61 m, 300 ft. / 92 m, 660 ft. / 200 m