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Sash Cord



The Draftfix range of UK manufactured Waxed Cotton Sash Cord includes a Polypropylene core to reduce flexing. Please view the below table for the relevant working and breaking strains. Please note our working tolerance has a safety factor built in to take into account the extra stress that can occur in vary rare occasions when a Sash Weight snags.




Size Breaking Strain Working Tolerance
4mm 210kg -
5mm 310kg 51kg
6mm 340kg 56kg
7mm 360kg 60kg
8mm 390kg 65kg
8mm HD 1450kg 200kg



Elongation % 30kg 40kg 50kg 75kg 100kg
4mm 1%   2.5% 4% 5%
5mm 0 1% 2% 3% 5%
6mm 0 1% 2% 2.5% 4%
7mm 0 1% 2% 2% 3.5%
8mm 0 1% 1.5% 2% 3.5%
8mm HD 0 0 0 0 1%