Most popular of the double braids for it’s general utility. Spliceable braided nylon sleeve over braided nylon core. This rope meets all requirements of U.S. military specifica- tion MIL-R-24050-C. Due to its high strength and elongation, nylon is the ideal choice where shock absorbency is required. In sea water, it has a negative buoyancy of 0.10 gms/cc and therefore will sink slowly. Nylon has excellent resistance to abrasion, sunlight, and most common chemicals.