DGX Hi-Viz Blaze Orange Dacron Line Loaded on Bulk Spools

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DGX Hi-Viz Blaze Orange Dacron Line Loaded on Bulk Spools

DGX Hi-Viz Blaze Orange Dacron Line is Offered in Multiple Sizes
DGX Hi-Viz Blaze Orange Dacron Line is Offered in Multiple Sizes Detail of Hi-Viz Blaze Orange Dacron Line Hi Viz Line
  • Ultra high visibility abrasion resistant line
  • Slightly negative buoyancy resists twisting & kinking
  • Braided for strength - high tenacity - minimal stretch
  • Flat wound so MORE length will fit on your reel
  • Stronger than #36 nylon line - thinner than #24 nylon

The Dive Gear Express exclusive braided Hi-Viz Dacron Line costs a bit more than generic nylon, but this abrasion resistant high tenacity line has slightly negative buoyancy, also resists twisting or kinking, and has minimal stretch. Our Hi-Viz Dacron line is stronger than #36 nylon line, yet is slightly thinner than #24 nylon line, so you can load extra on the reel.

Traditional braided white nylon line is difficult to see in open water, but our Hi-Viz Blaze Orange Dacron line stands out like neon, allowing easier line management with nearby divers. The durable orange of our Hi-Viz Dacron line also remains the vibrant blaze color over time, unlike the "wash-out" fading typical of ordinary nylon cave line.

View the twenty second video above of two divers on their stop during a training dive to watch the Hi-Viz Blaze Orange line in action.

We are often asked 'What is the tested breaking strength?' Unfortunately, there are several different types of synthetic polymers sold as nylon and no standards for the test methodologies, so it's impossible to compare published ratings from different sources. Our supplier tested both the Hi-Viz Dacron line and a widely used white nylon guideline found on reels, using the same method for each test. The results show both have several hundred pounds of breaking strength, although the Hi-Viz line is stronger. Frankly, both are more than strong enough for diving purposes.

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Brand DGX
Weight 1.000000

Orange, Yellow, or White, which is better?

The choice of blaze orange, chartreuse (yellow-green) or pure white has been studied by human factors experts for other applications such as signage and transportation. While we are not aware of any studies for diving applications, those other studies and our own experience provide good guidance for our recommendations. Choose orange for maximum visibility in well lighted conditions, choose pure white for absolute maximum contrast in very low-light conditions. In our opinion, your best compromise choice for all conditions is the chartreuse yellow-green color.