Rope for Swings

Synthetic hemp rope with a soft and easy grip, ideal for garden swings.

Diameters available from 20mm – 36mm.

Key properties at a glance: 

  • Synthetic man-made hemp alternative
  • Rot, UV and weather resistant
  • Lightweight, versatile with good strength
  • Soft and easy grip
  • Good knot stability
  • Made in Europe

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  • £2.99 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 20mm
    Length : Sold by Meter
    Break load : 4220 KG
    Break Load Certified? : No
    Safe Working Load : 603 kg
    Material : Synthetic Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Beige
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Good
    UV Resistance : Good
    Biodegradable : No
    Melting Point : 170C
    Charring Point : Does not char
    Rot Resistant : Yes
    Swells When Wet : No
    Strength: Wet vs Dry : No Change
    Acid Resistance : Good
    Alkali Resistance : Good
    Density : 0.91
    Floats? : Yes
    Handling : Soft & Textured
    Odour : None
    Treated With : No Treatment
    Safe for Animals : No
    Knot Retention : Good
    Ease of Splicing : Very Easy
    Manufactured In : Europe
  • £4.29 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 24mm
    Length : Sold by Meter
    Break load : 4930 KG
    Break Load Certified? : No
    Safe Working Load : 704 kg
    Material : Synthetic Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Beige
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Good
    UV Resistance : Good
    Biodegradable : No
    Melting Point : 170C
    Charring Point : Does not char
    Rot Resistant : Yes
    Swells When Wet : No
    Strength: Wet vs Dry : No Change
    Acid Resistance : Good
    Alkali Resistance : Good
    Density : 0.91
    Floats? : Yes
    Handling : Soft & Textured
    Odour : None
    Treated With : No Treatment
    Safe for Animals : No
    Knot Retention : Good
    Ease of Splicing : Very Easy
    Manufactured In : Europe
  • £5.99 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 28mm
    Length : Sold by Meter
    Break load : Unknown
    Break Load Certified? : No
    Safe Working Load : Unknown
    Material : Synthetic Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Beige
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Good
    UV Resistance : Good
    Biodegradable : No
    Melting Point : 170C
    Charring Point : Does not char
    Rot Resistant : Yes
    Swells When Wet : No
    Strength: Wet vs Dry : No Change
    Acid Resistance : Good
    Alkali Resistance : Good
    Density : 0.91
    Floats? : Yes
    Handling : Soft & Textured
    Odour : None
    Treated With : No Treatment
    Safe for Animals : No
    Knot Retention : Good
    Ease of Splicing : Very Easy
    Manufactured In : Europe
  • £8.69 inc. VAT
    Diameter : 36mm
    Length : Sold by Meter
    Break load : Unknown
    Break Load Certified? : No
    Safe Working Load : Unknown
    Material : Synthetic Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Beige
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Good
    UV Resistance : Good
    Biodegradable : No
    Melting Point : 170C
    Charring Point : Does not char
    Rot Resistant : Yes
    Swells When Wet : No
    Strength: Wet vs Dry : No Change
    Acid Resistance : Good
    Alkali Resistance : Good
    Density : 0.91
    Floats? : Yes
    Handling : Soft & Textured
    Odour : None
    Treated With : No Treatment
    Safe for Animals : No
    Knot Retention : Good
    Ease of Splicing : Very Easy
    Manufactured In : Europe

Synthetic Hemp Rope Technical Details

Diameter / Weight / Break load 

Diameter Weight per 220m (kg) Break load (kg)*
20mm 42 4,220
24mm 57 4,930
28mm 60 6,590
32mm 88 8,460
36mm 112 10,600

*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  Good 
Rot and mould Yes
Chemical Resistant to most acids, alkalis and organic solvents

Properties

Properties Description
Construction Twisted 3-strand, Polypropylene base
Material Synthetic 
Quality certified  ISO 9002
Appearance  Light sandy beige. Matte surface. Traditional appearance
Feel Soft, smooth and slightly fuzzy surface
Handling  Very lightweight, easy grip & pliable. Easier on hands than natural alternatives e.g. Manila
Density 0.91
Strength (dry)

Suitable for lighter loads. Not as strong as other synthetics or White Staple Spun. 

Strength (wet) No loss of strength
Shock absorbency Good
Stretch (elasticity) Low
Performance in water Floats. Does not absorb water. Does not shrink or swell
Melting point 170°C 
Biodegradable  No
Storage Wet or dry environments
Knot retention Good
Can be spliced? Yes – easily
Can be cut? Yes but ends will unravel if not treated
 

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