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A rope comprises braided or twisted yarns, plies, fibers, or strands. Ropes are used for dragging, lifting, pulling, and securing things. A rope is thicker and stronger than thread, string, and twine. Read More…

High Strength Ropes Ropes are of paramount importance for fastening, binding, lifting, or pulling operations in cottage industries to large-scale industries. A rope that is weak in its grip or pulling strength can be an alarming factor because breakage in ropes can lead to disarray in the collection of raw material and also the product like in the textile industry.
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Leading Manufacturers

Norridge, IL  |  800-626-6556

Lexco is an ISO:9001 manufacturer of wire rope, cable, and bungee cord assemblies; and push-pull controls. Our in-house capabilities range from swaging and extrusions to die-casting, proof-loading, and CNC machining. Lexco Cable is proud to serve a diverse set of markets including military, aerospace, OEM, MRO, marine, architectural, and more. Contact us today.

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Lexco Cable Mfg. $$$

Sellersville, PA  |  888-218-6366

Since our beginning in 1967, we have had experience designing, manufacturing and distributing the highest quality braided ropes and cords. Braided ropes and cordage are produced in all common fibers.

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CSR Incorporated $$$

Fairfield, NJ  |  973-287-6458

Corda is a leading rope manufacturer offering cotton, nylon, polyester, polypropylene, and sisal rope solutions constructed for outdoor and industrial use. Our products are used in the masonry, recreational, industrial, and marine industries.

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Pawtucket, RI  |  800-783-8599

Welcome to Neocorp, your number one supplier for high temperature textiles, gaskets and braid over wire jacketing. Our products can handle high temperatures and can stand through demanding industrial environments. We can do custom designs, be it for Kevlar tapes or E Glass rope. We set the standard for excellence.

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Neocorp Mfg $$$

Montgomeryville, PA  |  215-368-6611

As the leader in custom engineered synthetic ropes, Phillystran manufactures high tenacity fiber ropes, strands, braids and strength members from fibers such as Kevlar®, Twaron®, Technora®, Vectran®, Spectra®, Dyneema® and Zylon®, plus specialized ropes. Used worldwide in a broad range of marine, industrial and military rope applications. See website for more info and/or call today!

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Phillystran, Inc. $$$

Pawtucket, RI  |  800-519-4878

Among the top suppliers of ropes in New England, Quality Nylon Ropes can supply you with the best rope for your specific application. Included in our product line is Spectra®, Kevlar® and other types of ropes and cords. We're proud to carry on the long tradition in New England of superior quality textile manufacturing. For over 20 years we've supplied customers with our high quality ropes.

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Quality Nylon Rope $$$
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Types of High Strength Rope

Natural Ropes

Natural ropes are made with an environmentally safe process using natural materials. Cotton, hemp, and sisal are examples of naturally occurring fibers. Natural and synthetic fibers mixed to create a stronger, more resilient rope. Although natural fiber rope is extremely durable in extreme heat exposure, it is vulnerable to moisture, mold, mildew, or ultraviolet light damage. Water exposure can shrink natural ropes, and they won’t regain their previous size and shape. Natural rope is useful for securing objects since it is non-slippery.

natural fiber rope

Synthetic Fiber Ropes

Synthetic fiber ropes are made of nylon, polyester, or polypropylene. They typically last around 30% longer than rope made of natural fibers. Wet conditions cannot harm these ropes. They are also not vulnerable to harm from UV rays, mold, or mildew, which makes them suitable in an open environment. Heat will cause synthetic ropes to melt, which will reduce their performance. They are not environmentally safe because of the damaging byproducts released into the atmosphere during the manufacturing process. However, synthetic ropes are a powerful tool for lifting or towing.

synthetic fiber rope

Construction of High Strength Ropes

Ropes vary by the style of twists or braids used in the rope's construction. These are divided into groups and named based on how they were built.

Single Braid Rope

Single braid rope is made of a solid braid. It is highly strong because the braids are interwoven, giving a robust appearance and strength. Therefore, it is a wise choice when an object needs to be pushed or raised under heavy strain or weight. Single braid ropes are typically used in pulleys or blocks. There are several sizes of single braid rope, ranging from 8 to 12 strands per rope and even eight plaited ropes.

Plaited Rope

Plaited rope is thick to the touch and known as a square braid. There are four separate sets of strands in total. These strands are twisted and wound around one another to create a braid-like structure. These ropes are incredibly strong and flexible and can be easily tied. In plaited ropes, every strand is fully exposed to the environment because they are wrapped around a center. Therefore it’s easier for plaited rope strands to be damaged.

plaited rope

Twisted Rope

A twisted rope (also known as a lay rope) has strands coiled in the same direction. These ropes are less flexible and more likely to kink if handled improperly. Twisted ropes are used in dock lines and for towing.

Double Braided Rope

A double-braided rope is the best option for strength and resistance. Double-braided strands are wound around a double-braided core. These ropes are stable and flexible. They’re ideal for marine situations because of their abrasion resistance. Ropes with two braids are exceptionally durable and won't kink easily.

Hollow Ropes

Hollow ropes are empty or hollow inside. They are lightweight, weather-resistant synthetic ropes often used for suitable for anchor lines and ski tows.

Diamond-Braid Rope

Diamond braid ropes are formed by meticulously braiding fiber strands tightly around an inner core. These ropes have a robust, rigid structure. Their tightly woven construction gives them a nice appearance, so diamond-braid ropes are more expensive. However, they are reliably strong in demanding situations. In addition, ropes with diamond braids are simple to splice.

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Bungee Cords

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High Strength Ropes

High Strength Ropes

Rope is a collection of strands, fibers, piles and yarns joined together to form a strong and a large structure. These strands or fibers are either twisted or braided with one another to give high tensile strength to the rope...

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