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Rope Comparison Tables

The table below outlines the performance or the rope materials that we stock. They are simply graded as follows;

Low
Fair
Good
Excellent

Click on the ‘i’ icon on the column headings to reveal information about the property that the rope is being graded on.

MaterialiUV ResistanceiBuoyancyiElongationi Melting Pointi Chemical ResistanceiAbrasion ResistanceCommon Uses

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Uv resistance

The ability of a material or fabric to resist UV radiation, as caused by UV rays from the sun and elsewhere which can be a key factor in the degradation of textiles and fabrics.

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Buoyancy

Used to describe how well a material floats, which is based on the upward force exerted by fluid which opposes the weight and downward force of an object.

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Elongation

The action or process of lengthening something and an object’s ability to lengthen.

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Melting point

The temperature at which a material can melt, or begin to melt.

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Chemical resistance

The ability of a material to resist chemical attack or reaction, which determines how well a material can withstand corrosive environment.

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Abrasion resistance

The ability of an object or substance to resist surface wear caused by friction, rubbing, or contact with other objects.

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