Article on rope materials which describes different materials, its characteristics, and storage.
A table which shows and compares characteristics of Nylon, Polyester, Polypropylene and Manila.
A table which shows different rope construction types and its characteristics.
Tables which shows different characteristics, resistance and service life factors of Manila, Nylon, Polyester, Polypropylene, and Spectra rope.
Rope is constructed from many different materials, both natural and manmade. Knowing the characteristics of these materials effects selection of rope for a specific use.
Provides background, info on raw materials, manufacturing process, etc.