TARPAULIN MAKERS

Plastic cables to strengthen the tarpaulin

Roffelsen Plastics is a leading manufacturer of various cables and PVC cords to strengthen sail and canvas. For the tarpaulin maker’s market, they produce a wide range of specific plastic cables, PVC cords and profiles. A widely used product is the round PVC cord that is used for the manufacture of keder. The scope of application is very wide, for example: truck tarpaulins, awnings, tents, boat covers, stable curtains or banners.

We produce the products below for tarpaulin makers.

TIR CABLE

Roffelsen Plastics is specialised in the production of TIR cable. The right selection of the steel structure is an important aspect of the cable.

Roffelsen Plastics supplies the cable on a roll, or as a specific length with end pieces.

TIR stands for “Transports Internationaux Routiers”. This is a customs convention for the international transportation of goods. TIR cable is used in open-top containers and the truck tarpaulin industry. The TIR cable is produced entirely in accordance with directives from the 1975 TIR convention.

TIR CABLE WITH STEEL CORE

 Plastic cable with a core containing at least four separate steel structures that sheath a textile thread so that the steel is not visible.

SPECIFICATION

Material: PVC Shore-A 80 with PP + steel wire core. Also available with sisal or braided PP core.
Application: Truck tarpaulin industry for international transport with TIR lock.
Dimensions: External diameter of 6 or 8 mm
Surface: Smooth
Colour: Transparent
Packaging: Packed onto rolls of 100, 250 or 500 metres, and at any desired length with end pieces. 

TIR CABLE WITH POLYPROPYLENE CORE

Plastic cable with a polypropylene core.

SPECIFICATION

Core material: Braided polypropylene with a diameter of 3.5 mm
Application: Truck tarpaulin industry, trailers or small trailers. Due to its flexibility, this product is extremely user friendly and suitable for extensive use.
Diameter: 6 – 8 mm
Lengths: On a roll 100/250/500 metres. Specific packaging on request.

Would you like to find out more? Please contact our Sales Department:

Sales Department
E-mail sales@roffelsen.com

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