White Staple Spun Rope

Our White Staple Spun Rope is a top grade general purpose rope made from Polypropylene monofilaments, to British & EU standards.

Applications include: lifting, mooring, winch lines, nets, ladders, towing, and it can be found used on barges, tents and marquees.

White Staple Spun rope has a hairy surface for easy grip and handling.

Key properties at a glance: 

  • Polypropylene yarn construction
  • Rot, UV, water and abrasion resistant
  • Strong, durable, lightweight
  • Floats and does not swell when wet
  • Easy grip
  • Easy to splice
  • Made in Europe

Related: Polypropylene, White Polypropylene, Hardware

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White Staple Spun Rope Technical Details

Diameter / Weight / Break load 

Diameter Weight per 220m (kg) Break load (kg)*
6mm 3.7 600
8mm 6.6 1,060
10mm 10 1,560
12mm 14.5 2,210
14mm 20 3,050
16mm 25.5 3,770
18mm 32.5 4,810
20mm 40 5,800
22mm 48.5 6,950
24mm 57 8,120
28mm 78 10,700
32mm 101 13,460
36mm 158 16,920

*Break load for indication purposes only. Break loads will also lower as a result of splicing and knotting.

Resistance 

Resistance  Description
UV resistance  Moderate 
Abrasion resistance  Good
Rot and mould Yes
Chemical Good resistance to acids & alkalis

Properties 

Properties Description
Construction Twisted 3-strand, made from Polyprop monofilaments. Traditional rope construction: raw materials are spun into yarn before twisting 
Fibre Synthetic 
Quality certified  ISO 9002
Appearance  White & hairy
Feel Softer than conventional Polypropylene. Smooth surface but slightly hairy
Handling  Lightweight & pliable. Easy grip wet or dry
Density 0.95
Strength (dry)

Good. Same as yarn construction Polyprop, stronger than Synthetic Hemp 

Stretch (elasticity) Low
Elongation Moderate
Performance in water Floats. No shrinkage or swelling when wet
Melting point 170°C 
Biodegradable  No
Storage Wet or dry environments
Knot retention Moderate
Can be spliced? Yes – easily
Can be dyed? No

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