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Polyester Rope

Polyester Rope

3-strand medium lay polyester rope sold on a 100 metre reel and cut to length by the metre.

Polyester is almost identical in appearance to nylon rope and is now the most widely used rope in boating applications. It has been said that if polyester had been invented before nylon, then they wouldn't have bothered to invent nylon!

Polyester rope features;

  • Flexible and soft to handle
  • Good abrasion resistance
  • Resists damage from rot, mildew and chemicals, including acids
  • High UV resilience
  • No loss of strength when wet
  • Does not float in water - specific gravity of 1.38 g/m3
  • Polyester has low stretch and low creep

Polyester rope applications;

  • Anchor lines
  • Mooring lines
  • Fender Lines
  • Safety lanyards
  • Lifelines
  • Hoisting rope and winch line (used by tree contractors)
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