Sunline Siglon PEx8 Braided Fishing Line

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Sunline’s newest braided line comes in two different options, 4 strand (PEx4) and 8 strand (PEx8), both made from their latest EX-PE fibres. Japanese made, affordable and great performance make these two lines a great option. With a large range of colour options and lengths, there is sure to a suitable Siglon PE braid for your fishing needs.

PE x8: Siglon PE x8 is composed of 8 EX fibres which gives it advantages over 4 strand braid in a number of ways. The larger number of smaller PE fibres gives it a rounder, softer and smoother profile that will aid in reducing friction. This friction occurs on the spool of a reel, the guides on a rod and even through the water. This equates to further casts, quicker sink rates and increased bite detection. These are very important advantages that most anglers desire, especially in open water fishing scenarios. Siglon PE is super fine for its breaking strain, which increases these advantages even further. Most high-performance braids would normally come with a hefty price tag, yet Sunline’s Siglon PEx8 remains very affordable.

As of August 2020, to help anglers select their preferred breaking strain, the labelling now prominently identifies the "average" breaking strain which is more commonly known than the maximum breaking strain, and takes into consideration knots and/or shock.  

Average breaking strain Max breaking strain PE size Diameter (mm)
2.8lb 3lb PE0.2 0.076
4lb 5lb PE0.3 0.094
5lb 6lb PE0.4 0.108
6lb 8lb PE0.5 0.121
8lb 10lb PE0.6 0.132
10lb 12lb PE0.8 0.153
12lb 16lb PE1 0.171
16lb 20lb PE1.2 0.187
18lb 25lb PE1.5 0.209
20lb 30lb PE1.7 0.223
24lb 35lb PE2 0.242
30lb 40lb PE2.5 0.27
35lb 50lb PE3 0.296
50lb 60lb PE4 0.342
60lb 80lb PE5 0.382
70lb 90lb PE6 0.418
80lb 100lb PE8 0.483
100lb 130lb PE10 0.54