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Platinum Plus Braid™

After two years feedback and continuous research, Platypus has remastered their popular Platinum Braid, to produce a stronger thinner Braid whilst still retaining the softness of the original best-selling line.

By employing a unique braiding process we are able to pack the PE fibres closer together decreasing diameter and enhancing the strength by up to 25%. When consulting with anglers one of the most important properties is softness, this increases handleability of the braid enabling smoother, more trouble-free casts. Made right here in Australia by family owned and operated Platypus lines, we have made Platinum Plus Braid for the fisho that needs a Braid at a price that won’t break the bank. Everything that made Platinum Braid the unique AFTA award winner, just stronger and thinner!

Platypus is now using the well known Australian made logo to increase consumer awareness of our Australian heritage. Still manufactured in Brisbane and family owned, we have over 110 years of line making experience to keep us at the forefront of line technology.

Precise Strength - Computer monitored braiding achieves an smooth weave of 100% Ultra High Molecular Weight PE gelspun fibres, stronger than steel.

Silicon Coating - Super slick silicon coating for quieter, longer and more accurate casts.

Ultimate Sensitivity - 100% Ultra High Molecular Weight PE fibres with engineered with near zero stretch creates sensitivity that monofilament can't match.

Advantages of Platypus Platinum Plus Braid™

  • Advanced processing now increases strength by up to 20% when compared to conventional braided lines 
  • Smoother surface for enhanced abrasion resistance and longer casts
  • Engineered with a thinner profile Platinum Plus will pack better fit even more line on your reel
  • Maintains our trademark suppleness which makes for an easier line to handle and cast when compared with wirey fused lines
  • 100% Australian made, owned and operated

Technical details

Construction

Platypus Platinum Plus Braid™ is a braid made from 100% Ultra High Molecular Weight PE fibres.

Breaking strains

5 lb (0.12mm PE 0.5),
10 lb (0.148mm PE 0.8),
15 lb (0.205mm PE 1.5),
20 lb (0.22mm PE 1.75 ),
30 lb (0.26mm PE 2.5 ),
50 lb (0.35mm PE 4.5 ) and
80 lb (0.435mm PE 7 )

Lengths

Platypus Platinum Plus Braid™ is available in 125yd or 300yd spools (80lb is only available in 300yd, 500yd and 1000yd spools).

Colours

Available in Hi Viz Lime Green