Notes:

1. Rod sizes up through -91 are available in coil form or straightened in any length.

2. Standard sizes available up to 40ft. Contact Navtec for longer lengths. 

3. Large sizes, especially -115 and above may be in stock in higher strengths than listed. Contact Navtec for details.

Nitronic 50 Rod

Size Part Number Diameter Minimum Breaking Load Approximate Weight Stretch
    mm in kg lb kg/m lb/ft mm/mm/1000kg in/in/1000lb
Nitronic 50 Coil (1)
-4 R505-004 4.4 0.172 2,130 4,700 0.118 0.079 0.00387 0.00176
-6 R505-006 5.0 0.198 2,860 6,300 0.156 0.105 0.00292 0.00133
-8 R505-008 5.7 0.225 3,720 8,200 0.202 0.136 0.00226 0.00103
-10 R505-010 6.4 0.250 4,670 10,300 0.249 0.167 0.00183 0.00083
-12 R505-012 7.1 0.281 5,670 12,500 0.314 0.211 0.00145 0.00066
-15 R505-015 7.5 0.296 6,460 14,250 0.349 0.235 0.00131 0.00059
-17 R505-017 8.4 0.330 7,940 17,500 0.434 0.291 0.00105 0.00048
-22 R505-022 9.5 0.375 10,200 22,500 0.560 0.376 0.00081 0.00037
-30 R505-030 11.1 0.437 13,600 30,000 0.761 0.511 0.00060 0.00027
-40 R505-040 12.7 0.500 17,200 38,000 0.996 0.669 0.00046 0.00021
-48 R505-048 14.3 0.562 21,800 48,000 1.258 0.845 0.00036 0.00016
-60 R505-060 16.8 0.660 27,200 60,000 1.735 1.166 0.00026 0.00012
-76 R508-076 17.9 0.705 34,500 76,000 1.980 1.330 0.00023 0.00010
Nitronic 50 Bar (Gamma) (2)
-76 R508-P-076 17.9 0.705 34,500 76,000 1.980 1.330 0.00023 0.00010
-91 R508-P-091 19.5 0.768 40,800 90,000 2.349 1.579 0.00019 0.00009
-115 R508-P-115 22.2 0.875 52,200 115,000 3.049 2.049 0.00015 0.00007
-150 R508-P-150 25.4 1.000 68,000 150,000 3.983 2.677 0.00011 0.00005
-170 R508-P-170 27.1 1.066 77,100 170,000 4.526 3.042 0.00010 0.00005
-195 R508-P-195 28.6 1.125 86,200 190,000 5.041 3.388 0.00009 0.00004
-220 R508-P-220 30.3 1.191 98,400 217,000 5.650 3.797 0.00008 0.00004
-260 R508-P-260 33.4 1.313 118,000 260,000 6.866 4.614 0.00007 0.00003
-320 R508-P-320 38.1 1.500 145,000 320,000 8.961 6.022 0.00005 0.00002
-400 R508-P-400 44.5 1.750 181,000 400,000 12.197 8.197 0.00004 0.00002

rod rigging

Nitronic 50 Rod

Originally developed by Navtec using a cold-drawn process, the high-strength, low-stretch, corrosion-resistant Nitronic 50 rod is the industry standard. It is available in coil form in rod sizes up to -76 and in bar form for -76 and above. Navtec’s Nitronic 50 rod can be found throughout the yachting industry, America’s Cup racers, Super Yachts, bluewater cruisers, one-design racers, and production boats. Our highly-polished finish provides the final touch to our well-engineered rigging systems.

NAVTEC ROD IS SPECIFIED IN DASH SIZING, DENOTING THE BREAKING STRENGTH IN THOUSANDS OF POUNDS;     I.E. -10 =10,000 LB BREAKING STRENGTH

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