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Climbing Rope Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory implements a thorough list of climbing rope manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our listing to examine and sort top climbing rope manufacturers with previews of ads and detailed descriptions of each product. Any climbing rope company can design, engineer, and manufacture climbing ropes to meet your company’s specific qualifications. An easy connection to reach climbing rope companies through our fast request for quote form is provided on our website. The company information includes website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information. Customer reviews are available and product specific news articles. This source is right for you whether it's for a manufacturer of heavy duty rope, towing rope, or anchor line.

  • Sellersville, PA 888-218-6366

    CSR Inc. manufacturers various braided rope in nylon, cotton, polyester, and polypropylene fibers. From climbing to military to commercial, we serve any industry that has a need for dependable rope. With experience since 1967, we are sure to meet and exceed your highest expectations no matter the specification.

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  • Pawtucket, RI 800-519-4878

    Among the top suppliers of ropes in New England, Quality Nylon Ropes can supply you with the best rope for your specific application. Included in our product line is Spectra®, Kevlar® and other types of ropes and cords. We're proud to carry on the long tradition in New England of superior quality textile manufacturing. For over 20 years we've supplied customers with our high quality ropes.

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  • Blue Island, IL 708-377-1084

    With over 25 years in rope & cordage manufacturing, Erin Rope offers great prices & the highest level of service & expertise. Nylon & poly ropes include 3 strand rope, elastic shock cord (bungee cord), all kinds of braided rope, 12 strand rope, pulling rope, etc. Plus, custom cutting & custom length reels.

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  • Yarmouth, NS 800-565-4212

    Since 1992, we have created quality ropes that our customers can rely on. We believe in creating quality products that will uphold the safety needs of your company as well as meet or exceed your every demand. We believe in building relationships with our customers that last a lifetime. You can learn more about us or our products by contacting our offices today!

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  • Woonsocket, RI 401-762-5500

    American Cord & Webbing (ACW) began in 1917 and continues to produce products that raise performance standards. ACW is a Manufacturer and Distributor of Webbing, Elastic and Non-Elastic Cord(s), Plastic and Metal Hardware as well as Webbing and ropes. We serve military, medical, apparel, marine, tent and a number of other industries. Do not hesitate to visit our website today!

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Climbing Rope

“Climbing rope” is a broad term that refers to a type of dynamic rope used for climbing, primarily rock climbing, ice climbing and mountaineering. Dynamic rope is rope made specially to be somewhat elastic, in order to allow it to absorb the energy from a sudden load, most likely a fall, more slowly. This slower absorption reduces the impact of the fall and the likelihood of a catastrophic outcome. Rock climbing ropes are generally categorized into three main types: single, twin and half or double.

Single ropes are generally between 9.5 mm and 11 mm in width, while they vary greatly in length. The standard for single ropes, though, holds around 10.5 mm by 50 mm. Designed to be used alone, single ropes are the most common type of climbing rope. They are used for top-roping, sport climbing and trad climbing. Twin ropes are made of two separate ropes of the same size, meant to be clipped together through each piece of gear and used as one rope. Twin ropes are extremely thin, usually about 7.6 mm each. They are mostly used in ultra-long rock, ice, mixed routes and expeditions that require lightweight equipment. Half or double ropes are similar to twin ropes in that they are also two ropes of the same size and used as a pair, but the similarity ends there. Unlike twin ropes, with half ropes, only one rope is clipped through each piece of gear. The climber alternates which rope is clipped through each piece. Considerably thicker than twin ropes, this type of climbing rope is about 8.8 mm thick, and can hold a climber in a fall if the other rope fails. Its alternating clips also reduce rope drag. Half ropes are good for long, wandering climbs and trails with treacherous traverses or sharp rocks.

When considering climbing ropes, a potential buyer should ask him or herself what he or she wants and needs in the way of: rope diameter, rope weight, weight the rope will be supporting, terrain, weather, rope construction, middle marks and bi-patterns and dry treatments. A middle mark is placed on a rope with black paint or thread to identify the middle of the rope. Bi-patterns or bi-colors are a change in weave pattern that help a climber clearly differentiate between the two ropes, as well as easily identify the midpoint. These tools contribute to the safety of a climber.

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