Manila Rope

Made primarily in the Philippines from the hard leaf fiber of the tropical plant Abaca, a member of the banana plant family. Abaca is one of the strongest natural fibers available. Manila is an excellent source for specific themes but is rough on the hands if being considered for a…

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Nylon Rope

One of the original synthetic fibers, nylon has a combination of good shock absorbing properties, wear resistance and impervious to UV light and chemicals. Black nylon has a higher UV rating. The slight stretch in nylon make it good for nets where a tight tolerance is needed for the initial…

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Polypropylene Rope

A lightweight fiber that is also less expensive. Polypropylene has the great advantage of being less dense than water and therefore floats where other ropes will sink. Not only does polypropylene rope float but it additionally due to its plasticity does not absorb water. Unfortunately it is not very strong…

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