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TITANIUM DOUBLE TAFFETA X-DRIVE TAFFETA RADIAL TAFFETA CROSS-CUT LAMINATE TAFFETA DACRON
Description: Description: Description: Description: Description:
Lightest weight performance cruising sail. Load-path reinforced performance cruising laminate sail. Tri-Radial panel layout for increased shape holding. Most economical laminate material for cruising boats. Most economical sails for cruising and daysailing.
Construction: Construction: Construction: Construction: Construction:
Molded membrane containing carbon load-path fibers running continuously from corner-to-corner over a Technora scrim. Lite Skin, White or grey taffeta on both sides of the sail. Extra lightweight cross-cut laminate panels reinforced with corner-to-corner carbon or glass fiber single-yarn tapes. Taffeta or Lite Skin on one or both sides of the sail. Long narrow panels radiating from the three corners of the sail that follow load paths connecting the three corners. The narrower the panels the better the shape-holding. Taffeta on both sides. Cross-cut panels with polyester yarns running in six different directions to catch the loads that arch across the sail. Lightweight polyester taffeta on both sides of the sail. Cross-cut panels make for the most efficient use of the sail cloth, which helps control costs. Woven polyester is better known by the name Dacron, which is a trademark of Dupont.
Appearance: Appearance: Appearance: Appearance: Appearance:
Grey or white Grey or white Grey, yellow or white White White
Shape stability: Shape stability: Shape stability: Shape stability: Shape stability:
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Condition after 500 hours: Condition after 500 hours: Condition after 500 hours: Condition after 500 hours: Condition after 500 hours:
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