D-SPLICER has all splicing equipment and tools one needs to splice braided modern ropes.
The D-SPLICER set can almost be called a classic since it was introduced a few years ago and sold around the world to sailors and riggers. With an aluminum handle and replaceable needles in different sizes, it is a great tool for splicing ropes. Make sure to use the matching needle size to the rope diameter and only clamp just the tip of the rope between the double wire needle. Occasionally needles can break, but when used in the right manner they last very long.
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“Splicing modern ropes – a practical handbook” by Jan-Willem Polman features D-SPLICER tools and fids in most instructions. Have a quick glance at the book via this video.
D-SPLICER has a range of extra long needles for professional riggers. Being approximately 50 cm (~20 inch) long , they prove to be helpful for many jobs. The needles come in three sizes (1.5, 2.0 & 2.5 mm thick) for different diameter ropes. Essential to have in your riggingdepartment, workshop and toolbox.
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D-SPLICER ceramic knife makes it easy to cut ropes made out of high-tech fibers like HMPE, Dyneema® or Stirotex®. The knives stay sharp very long and can cut the thickest ropes. Although make sure to handle them gently as it were a tea cup… after all, they are ceramic!
This knife should be part of every rigger’s and sailor’s toolbox with splicing tools.
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Splicing ropes can be tough when a rope is tightly braided or has little space. A SoftFid is an ideal solution in those cases. It can be easily applied with a D-SPLICER pulling fid. The core can then be pulled through. If more power is needed, one could even use a winch for this purpose. Watch this video by Premium Ropes how to use the SoftFid.
Splicing modern ropes is a new book with more than 500 photo’s and has been published by Adlard Coles Nautical (Bloomsbury Publishing Plc). D-SPLICER products have great exposure in this book as they are used for many of the splicing techniques explained. Learn how to splice rope now with this practical handbook by Jan-Willem Polman.
Our distributor Premium Ropes has created a ropesplicing app where D-SPLICER products get great exposure. How to use our rope splicing tools is shown in more than 1000 photos in detail. With over 30 different techniques available. This makes it a very complete ropesplicing app. Once downloaded it is available off-line on your phone or tablet.
When rope splicing it can be very difficult to pull through a rope. Even a D-SPLICER pulling fid will not always do the job as more strength needs to be applied and/or there is not enough space.
A Softfid is another great innovation by D-SPLICER. Simple and effective! You first pull through the thin Dyneema rope and then clamp the rope into the white cover. By pulling the Softfid, the cover will tighten itself around the rope.