Braided Rope

A braided rope is considered to be stronger than that of a twisted rope made from the same material. Braided rope is usually preferred over a twisted rope in many applications for a few reasons: they will not unravel as easily as a twisted rope, they will not hockle and they will not twist under load. One of the only downsides of braided rope is that it is not spliced as easily as a twisted rope. In fact, there are a couple types of braided rope that cannot be spliced at all.

You will also find that within the braided category of ropes, there are several different types.

  • Single/Hollow Braid - formed by an even number of stands which are braided into a circular pattern with half of the strands going clockwise and the other half going counter-clockwise. The strands can interlock with either a twill or plain weave. The central void may be large or small; in the former case the term "hollow braid” is sometimes preferred.
  • Double Braid - also called "braid on braid”, consists of a braided core and a braided jacket, which can be of the same or different material. Most of the time, the core material is chosen for strength and the jacket is chosen for abrasion resistance.
  • Solid Braid - when all of the strands travel the same direction, clockwise or counter-clockwise and alternate between forming the outside of the rope. This construction is popular for general-purpose utility rope but rare in specialized high performance line.
  • Kernmantle - is produced with a core (kern) of long twisted fibers in the center and a braided outer sheath or mantle of woven fibers. The kern provides most of the strength (about 70%), while the mantle protects the kern and determines the handling properties of the rope (how easy it is to hold, to tie knots in and so on).
    • Dynamic Climbing Line - the core fibers are usually twisted and chopped into shorter lengths, which makes the rope stretch more.
    • Static Climbing Line - made with untwisted core fibers and tighter braid, which causes to be stiffer in addition to limiting the stretch.

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400 LB. Breaking Strength
$58.85
1,000 Spool
750 LB. Breaking Strength
Available per foot or by the spool
Spool Size: 1000 ft.
$0.07
Ft.
1,100 LB. Breaking Strength
Available per foot or by the spool
Spool Size: 1000 ft.
$0.12
Ft.
2,500 LB. Breaking Strength
Available per foot or by the spool
Spool Size: 1000 ft.
$0.27
Ft.
4,000 LB. Breaking Strength
Available per foot or by the spool
Spool Size: 500 ft.
$0.45
Ft.
6,000 LB. Breaking Strength
Available per foot or by the spool
Spool Size: 500 ft.
$0.95
Ft.
2,200 LB. Avg Tensile Strength
$0.38 - $0.45
4,900 LB. Avg. Tensile Strength
$0.47 - $0.53
8,500 LB. Avg. Tensile Strength
$0.67 - $0.84
15,200 LB. Avg. Tensile Strength
$0.97 - $1.23
18,000 LB. Avg. Tensile Strength
$1.16 - $1.53
Commonly known as sash cord, this is an alternative to a twisted 3 strand rope.
Available per foot or by the spool.
To order a spool, enter 1000 in the FT/QTY box
$0.09
Ft.
Commonly known as sash cord, this is an alternative to a twisted 3 strand rope.
Available per foot or by the spool.
To order a spool, enter 1000 in the FT/QTY box
$0.10
Ft.
Commonly known as sash cord, this is an alternative to a twisted 3 strand rope.
Available per foot or by the spool.
To order a spool, enter 1000 in the FT/QTY box
$0.13
Ft.
Commonly known as sash cord, this is an alternative to a twisted 3 strand rope.
Available per foot or by the spool.
To order a spool, enter 1000 in the FT/QTY box
$0.19
Ft.
650 Lb. avg. tensile strength
$0.09
1,390 Lb. avg. tensile strength
$0.18
3,690 Lb. avg. tensile strength
$0.54
2,415 Lb. avg. tensile strength
$0.33
6,400 lb. Average Tensile Strength
$0.66
Ft.
11,000 lb. Average Tensile Strength
$1.03
Ft.
17,000 lb. Average Tensile Strength
$1.35
Ft.
This is a polyester cord designed specifically for use as a starter cord.
$0.07
Ft.
This is a polyester cord designed specifically for use as a starter cord.
$0.08
Ft
This is a polyester cord designed specifically for use as a starter cord.
$0.09
Ft.
Double braid composite construction. This rope is a tough polyester jacket with a nylon core. A 6 inch eye splice comes on each end.
$140.00 - $534.00
Double braid composite construction. This rope is a tough polyester jacket with a nylon core. A 6 inch eye splice comes on each end.
$210.00 - $398.00
Double braid composite construction. This rope is a tough polyester jacket with a nylon core. A 6 inch eye splice comes on each end.
$224.00 - $870.00
Double braid composite construction. This rope is a tough polyester jacket with a nylon core. A 6 inch eye splice comes on each end.
$275.00 - $1,070.30
Double braid composite construction. This rope is a tough polyester jacket with a nylon core. A 6 inch eye splice comes on each end.
$694.29 - $1,388.57
Double braid composite construction. This rope is a tough polyester jacket with a nylon core. A 6 inch eye splice comes on each end.
$874.99 - $1,733.33
Double braid composite construction. This rope is a tough polyester jacket with a nylon core. A 6 inch eye splice comes on each end.
$1,111.35 - $2,222.00
Tenex TEC - 6,100 Lb. Avg. break strength.
$0.59
Ft.
Tenex TEC - 9,500 Lb. Avg. break strength.
$0.79
Ft.
Tenex TEC 13,100 Lb. Avg. break strength.
$0.91
Ft.
Tenex TEC - 18,800 Lb. Avg. break strength.
$1.24
Ft.
Tenex TEC - 22,400 Lb. Avg. break strength.
$1.97
Ft.
Tenex TEC - 34,200 Lb. Avg. break strength.
$2.25
Ft.
An alternative to wire cabling damaged tree limbs.
$230.00
Ea.
9,500 LB. Avg. Tensile Strength
$0.97 - $584.22
14,400 LB. Avg. Tensile Strength
$1.04 - $617.76
18,000 LB. Avg. Tensile Strength
$1.24 - $736.56
23,000 LB. Avg. Tensile Strength
$1.51 - $298.98
32,000 LB. Avg. Tensile Strength
$2.15 - $425.70
Revolutionary Flexifirm Core Technology results in a lightweight 11.5mm climbing line that stays firm and round.
$0.99 - $186.67
Revolutionary Flexifirm Core Technology results in a lightweight 11.5mm climbing line that stays firm and round.
$0.99 - $186.66
Revolutionary Flexifirm Core Technology results in a lightweight 11.5mm climbing line that stays firm and round.
$0.99 - $552.00
KM-III is a static rope (almost zero stretch) with a continuous filament polyester cover braided over a unidirectional nylon core. This 7/16 size has a tensile strength of 8,000 lbs.
$0.90 - $540.00
KM-III is a static rope (almost zero stretch) with a continuous filament polyester cover braided over a unidirectional nylon core. This 7/16 size has a tensile strength of 8,000 lbs.
$0.90 - $540.00
KM-III is a static rope (almost zero stretch) with a continuous filament polyester cover braided over a unidirectional nylon core. This 7/16 size has a tensile strength of 8,000 lbs.
$0.90 - $540.00

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