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Rope is made by twisting or braiding some fibrous material together. The materials employed to make it are as varied as the hands that have touched it over its millennia of usage. Early rope materials included grass, leather, hair and reeds. Read More…

Polyester Rope Its first recorded use occurring in Egypt around 4000 BC and thought to have been in use long before that as well, rope is one of mankind's earliest innovations.
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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 $$$

Miami, FL  |  305-636-3000

Miami Cordage and its Florida Wire & Rigging Works division is a renowned rope manufacturer and rope distributor of industrial and marine rope, wire, chain, fittings & related products. Our various colors, configurations & strengths of rope, anchor line, dockline, twine and cord come in Amsteel, nylon (3 &12 strand, double braid), Polypropylene (hollow braid, 3-strand twisted), polyester, etc.

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Miami Cordage $$$

Boca Raton, FL  |  561-347-7247

With a truly diverse inventory, Consolidated Cordage carries rope supplies to meet military, defense, commercial, safety & electrical applications with top-of-the-line performance & highly competitive prices. Nylon rope, kevlar rope, cotton rope, braided rope, bungee cords, fiberglass cords & shock cords are only the beginning!

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Consolidated Cordage Corporation, Inc. $$$

Waterford, PA  |  814-323-7495

At USA Rope, our goal is to serve customers with the best quality product along with the most responsive service in your industry. We offer custom bulk dyneema rope, spectra rope, winch line systems, and more. All products are made with the latest technology and made in the USA to ensure consistency and longevity within our bulk manufacturing. To learn more about our services, contact USA rope today!

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USA Rope & Recovery $$$

Montreal, QC  |  800-305-2673

You have found your solution for ropes and netting. Barry Cordage is a world class leader in solving complex rope and net requirements by adapting our complete product line to your needs. Extended variety of ropes includes Dyneema and Spectra rope (helicopter long lines), nylon and polyester rope, natural fiber rope like cotton, manila and hemp. Try our specialized rope systems and splices today!

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Barry Cordage Ltd. $$$
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The Chinese began using hemp rope sometime around 3000 BC. Natural materials, like hemp and silk, are still used, but many modern ropes are made out of synthetic materials. One such material is polyester, sometimes called Terylene, Dacron or Trevira. Polyester rope is a continuous multifilament low-stretch yarn, with very fine and hair-like fibers, which are almost always white. About 0.023 mm in diameter, polyester fibers are virtually indistinguishable from nylon by appearance, though polyester is much stiffer and slightly stronger than nylon. A polyester rope typically loses only 10% of its breaking strength after two years of outdoor use, excluding extenuating circumstances like cuts or severe abrasion.

In addition to low stretch, polyester rope's other attributes include superior strength, UV and chemical resistance, good grip, low stretch, abrasion resistance, flexibility and splice-ability. It also retains its strength when wet, as it does not absorb water, and it does not float.

Because of its attributes, polyester rope is especially popular in boating. It is good for boat lines, anchor rodes, halyards, sheets, sail material, cargo lifting straps, tow straps, winches, capstans and block and tackles. All around, polyester is the best rope material for outdoor use, aside from activities that require dynamic rope. It often serves as the sheath of a rope with a core made of a strong but UV sensitive material like kevlar.

Polyester rope is generally well-suited to static loads and ill-suited to dynamic loads. Since it does not become waterlogged and resists mold and mildew, polyester rope can be stored in a dry or wet environment. However, to contribute to the longevity of the rope, it may be best to store it in a dry area.

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