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Dielectric Insulating Rope & Nets

Insulating and flexible synthetic rope, slings, nets and work tools for live working

Insulating Rope Equipment: Barry D.E.W. Line® Hot Ropes and Tools

Barry D.E.W. Line® (Dielectric Even Wet) specialized and proprietary products offer unique insulating properties not found in any other rope products and are the result of over two decades of R&D and continuous product improvement. These products are trusted and used worldwide for performing high voltage tasks (AC or DC) such as live-line maintenance, pulling and stringing, bare-hand work, personnel evacuation & rescue, helicopter lift, transport & HEC, and for other critical applications. Extruded thermoplastic jacketed rope made by Barry are dielectric ropes categorized as Category 1 Insulating Ropes. All Barry D.E.W. Lines are designed to perform in energized environments, where there is a risk that they come into contact with energized conductors (phase-to-ground or phase-to-phase).

Category 1 Insulating Rope: Synthetic rope designed, manufactured, tested and maintained to provide primary insulation and to ensure appropriate insulating qualities and is intended to come in contact with energized conductors phase to ground or phase to phase.

High Dielectric Rope and Hot Rope, Live Line Rope, DC Hot Rope, Rescue Rope and Rider Pole Nets

Rope Systems and Utilities Rigging Equipment Technical Publications

Dyneema® is a trademark of DSM. Use of this trademark is prohibited unless strictly authorized.
Technora® is a registered trademark of Teijin Ltd.
Barry D.E.W. Line® and all Barry D.E.W Line® products are trademarks of Barry Cordage Ltd. Use of these trademarks is strictly prohibited unless authorized by Barry.
SafeLine® is a trademark of BlueWater Ropes.
Spectra® is a trademark of Honeywell International Inc.
Stable Braid, Static Rope et Tech-12 are products of Samson Rope Technologies.
Vectran® is a trademark of Kuraray Co. Ltd.


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