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Powerkote

Extra firm PU coated nylon: for more power on beam reach courses

Powerkote is an especially designed range of nylon spinnaker fabrics that meets the specific performance requirements of asymmetrical spinnakers, on the latest generation light displacement yachts, dinghies and catamarans.

Powerkote is based on the same warp oriented constructions as Superkote. This combined with Powerkote’s newly developed PU coating, which is 25 percent more stable than the finish of Superkote, enables sailmakers to produce spinnakers that keep their draft forward better, even when highly loaded. In comparison to polyester spinnaker fabrics Powerkote is less sensitive for shock loadings in the sail.

As with all the product ranges of Contenders spinnaker fabrics the gradual steps in weight, strength and diagonal stability are designed so that weights of the different styles can be combined, to achieve the best strength to weight ratio for the sail.

Video thanks to: TP52 World Series

Especificaciones

Tipo
Construcción
180
160
140
120
100
80
60
40
20
0
Urdimbre x Trama
PK 55
30 x 30
35
gr.
0.82 sm. oz.
45
kg.
PK 66
30 x 30
38
gr.
0.89 sm. oz.
46
kg.
PK 77
30 x 30
40
gr.
094 sm. oz.
46
kg.
PK 78
30 x 30
44
gr.
1.03 sm. oz.
48
kg.
PK 88
30 x 30
45
gr.
1.05 sm. oz.
55
kg.
PK 99
30 x 40
50
gr.
1.17 sm. oz.
60
kg.
PK 133
70 x 50
61
gr.
1.43 sm. oz.
75
kg.

Pesos g/m2

Resistencia a la rotura kg/5cm

Comparativa de caracteristicas

Powerkote
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
Estabilidad diagonal
Resistencia al estiramiento (módulo)
Resistencia a la rotura
Resistencia al desgarramiento
Permeabilidad al aire
Capacidad hidrófuga

Gama de pesos Performance Powerkote

Tipo Pesos Construcción
sm.oz. / g/m2 Urdimbre x Trama
PK 55 0.82 / 35 30 x 30
PK 66 0.89 / 38 30 x 20
PK 77 0.94 / 40 30 x 30
PK 78 1.03 / 44 30 x 30
PK 88 1.05 / 45 30 x 30
PK 99 1.17 / 50 30 x 40
PK 133 1.43 / 61 70 x 50

Aplicaciones de Powerkote

Sail AWA Reacher Runner
Light Medium Heavy Light Medium Heavy
Longitud del Baluma ft./ mtr. 70˚-120˚ 70˚-120˚ 90˚-130˚ 110˚-150˚ 110˚-150˚ 120˚-165˚
39 / 12 PK 55 PK 88-66 PK 99 PK 55 PK 66 PK 133-99
49 / 15 PK 55 PK 88-66 PK 133-99 PK 55 PK 66 PK 133-99
59 / 18 PK 55 PK 88 PK 133-99 PK 55 PK 66 PK 133
69 / 21 PK 66-55 PK 133-99 - PK 55 PK 88-77 -
79 / 24 PK 66-55 PK 133-99 - PK 55 PK 88-77 -
89 / 27 PK 88-77 PK 133 - PK 66 PK 133-99 -
98 / 30 PK 88-77 - - PK 66 - -
108 / 33 PK 88-77 - - PK 66 - -

Gama de colores*

Natural

*The color samples on display are non-binding. Depending on screen and printer settings, display may deviate from original to differing extent. Sample cards are available upon request.