Monthly Archive: January 2013

Now Stocking: Lower Friction 2mm Cord

The breaking strain (or ultimate tensile strength) of a curtain cord is rarely tested in a finished installation. The most important concern is friction, which is affected mainly by the width, material and plait count of a cord.¬†Our local cord supplier, Whittam Ropes, are now manufacturing their 416 type 8-plait curtain cord without the polyethylene […]

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Available Now: Improved Universal Pulleys

To improve the tensile strength and heat resistance of our new Universal Pulleys, we are now moulding with a high grade nylon composite. The metal content in these moulds lower the surface friction of the pulley, as well as giving it a distinctive colour.

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