When you need a rope that can withstand a wet climate, polypropylene is a good rope to consider.
Polypropylene is a lightweight rope that does not absorb water. It is resistant to oils, mold, mildew, and most chemicals. Polypropylene is an ideal rope for certain marine applications.
Polypropylene rope is an effective, economical choice for many projects.
However, it does have certain properties that put restrictions on its applications. Because polypropylene rope melts at a low temperature, it can deteriorate quickly in the sun. It has low UV resistance and low abrasion resistance.
• Marine applications (anchor, docking, swimming lanes, boating)
• Exercise (Cross-fit)
• Outdoor use such as camping
• Electrical work
• Applications requiring stretch
|Diameter (in inch)||Diameter (in mm)|
|Just short of 1/4 Inch||6|
|Little over 1/4 Inch||7|
|Just short of 3/8 Inch||9|
|Little over 3/8 Inch||10|
|Just short of 1/2 Inch||12|
|Little over 1/2 Inch||13|
|Just short of 5/8 Inch||15|