There are many different kinds of synthetic ropes.
Like some other types of synthetic ropes, polyester rope is UV resistant and abrasion resistant. Polyester is the best all-around winner for UV stability, abrasion and rot resistance along with cost. And, the largest amount of solid colors available for industrial grade fibers is polyester.
Polyester is an all-around very effective choice of rope for many different project. Keep in mind, however, that polyester rope does not float.
• General use
• Industrial use
• Marine use
|Diameter (in inch)||Diameter (in mm)|
|Just short of 1/4||6|
|Little over 3/8 inch||10|
|Just short of 1/2 inch||12|