Protect your gelcoat against chafing of sheets and furling line with the ultra thin stainless wear and tear pads. Easy to use, they attach with a self adhesive back, and are a lot nicer to look at that other solutions. Works great in your cockpit or cabin sides.
Stainless Wear and Tear Pads
Available in 6" x 2" or 9" x 2"
Materials: Marine grade stainless steel.
Thickness: 0.002" (0.05mm).
Other: Ultra thin, flexible, fitted with self adhesive double sided backing, attaches semi permanently to any flat or curved gelcoat or varnished surface.
These products have been reviewed on APS' Blog, The Stern Scoop; take a look for more information.
UHMW is an abbreviation for Ultra High Molecular Weight. Offers higher abrasion resistance than steel or teflon and good low friction properties. Works well to reduce chafing where sheets or furling lines come across the deck as well as many other applications.
1" or 2"
Materials: Polyethylene with adhesive back.
Thickness: 1" is .003" and 2" is 0.02" thick.
Sold by the foot or in 108 foot rolls (36 yards) with a peel-away backing.