MAXIMISING PERFORMANCE THROUGH PRODUCT SELECTION

Choosing the right rope construction for your application isn’t always straightforward and with a number of options available it’s not always easy to match the requirements of the rope with the construction type required.

3-strand
Traditional stranded rope construction dating back thousands of years

8-strand
The construction gives a easily gripped ‘knobbly’ construction for mooring, anchoring and military fast ropes

12-strand
An easy to splice rope that offer good torsional stability and used in high strength braids or centre-cores for other ropes

8-plait
This is made on a 16-carrier machine to produce a ’knobbly’ style braid

16-plait
A smoother braided cord than can be used with or without a centre-core depending on application or diameter

24-plait
Typically an easy to spliced rope that can be produced in both core dependent and balanced ropes

32-plait
Produces a thinner cover to get more strength from a larger centre core but produces a harder to splice rope

48-plait
An even thinner and tighter cover allowing for an even larger and stronger centre-core. Using in climbing ropes and chafe guard

Product Datasheets

We put all the datasheets of our standard products on our website as well as some market related documents.

Rope Care Advice

Using ropes correctly as well as simple maintenance and inspection to avoid damage is paramount to keeping your rope in working order. Please find here some simple maintenance tips.

Material Properties

Looking for fibre properties on elongation, strength, melting points and it’s resistance to alkalis or acid? Follow the link for the relevant data.