Natural Hemp Rope

Natural Hemp rope is one of the oldest natural fibre ropes in use today.

Visually appealing, it can be used for indoor or outdoor decorative projects and is also still popular with sailing traditionalists. 

For a synthetic alternative to Natural Hemp rope that is more suited to outdoor use, check out our Synthetic Hemp rope.

Key properties at a glance: 

  • Traditional looking, decorative rope
  • Twisted 3 & 4-strand construction
  • Biodegradable & environmentally friendly
  • Softer than natural Sisal & Manila
  • Has an odour that fades over time

Related: Synthetic Hemp, Manila, Sisal, Jute, Cotton

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  • £193.99 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 10mm
    Length : 220m Coil
    Break load : 690 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No
  • £1.32 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 10mm
    Length : Custom
    Break load : 690 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No
  • £249.99 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 12mm
    Length : 220m Coil
    Break load : 980 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No
  • £1.42 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 12mm
    Length : Custom
    Break load : 980 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No
  • £493.99 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 16mm
    Length : 220m Coil
    Break load : 1700 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No
  • £2.99 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 16mm
    Length : Custom
    Break load : 1700 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No
  • £589.99 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 18mm
    Length : 220m Coil
    Break load : 2250 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No
  • £3.55 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 18mm
    Length : Custom
    Break load : 2250 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No
  • £787.99 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 20mm
    Length : 220m Coil
    Break load : 2650 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No
  • £4.15 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 20mm
    Length : Custom
    Break load : 2650 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No
  • £1,054.99 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 24mm
    Length : 220m Coil
    Break load : 3750 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No
  • £5.59 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 24mm
    Length : Custom
    Break load : 3750 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No
  • £1,180.99 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 28mm
    Length : 220m Coil
    Break load : 5050 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 4 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No
  • £6.99 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 28mm
    Length : Custom
    Break load : 5050 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 4 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No
  • £1,455.99 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 36mm
    Length : 220m Coil
    Break load : 8150 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 4 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No
  • £8.99 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 36mm
    Length : Custom
    Break load : 8150 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 4 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No
  • £92.99 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 6mm
    Length : 220m Coil
    Break load : 250 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No
  • £0.48 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 6mm
    Length : Custom
    Break load : 250 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No
  • £138.99 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 8mm
    Length : 220m Coil
    Break load : 450 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No
  • £0.83 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 8mm
    Length : Custom
    Break load : 450 KG
    Material : Natural Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Poor
    UV Resistance : Good
    Rot Resistant : No

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Natural Hemp Technical Details

Diameter / Weight / Break load 

Diameter Weight per 220m (kg) Break load (kg)*
6mm 6 250
8mm 10 450
10mm 16 690
12mm 24 980
14mm 33 1,320
16mm 42 1,700
18mm 53 2,250
20mm 67 2,650
22mm 81 3,150
24mm 96 3,750
28mm 132 5,050
32mm 171 6,500
36mm 217 8,150
40mm 268 10,000
48mm 385 14,200

*Break load for indication purposes only. Not test certified. Break loads will also lower as a result of splicing and knotting.

Resistance 

Resistance  Description
UV resistance  Good
Abrasion resistance  Poor
Rot and mould No

Properties 

Properties Description
Construction Twisted 3 & 4-strand. Made from fibres from the non-drug strain of the Canabis plant
Material Natural
Appearance  Light golden brown colour, slightly fuzzy and hairy appearance. Natural, organic, classic look 
Feel Soft and hairy to touch
Handling  Supple and easier on the hands than Sisal & Manila. Harder than Jute to touch
Strength (dry) Good, but not suitable for uses where strength is the main requirement e.g.: lifting
Stretch (elasticity) Low
Biodegradable  Yes
Storage Dry environment only
Knot retention Good
Can be dyed? Yes 
Odour Known to have a strong odour which can be treated with fabric softener to reduce
 

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