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Static Rope Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of static rope manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top static rope manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find static rope companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture static ropes to your company’s specifications. Then contact the static rope companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product news articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of polyester rope, towing rope, heavy duty rope, or customized static rope of every type, this is the resource for you.

  • Sellersville, PA 888-218-6366

    At CSR Incorporated, we specialize in providing customers with high-quality rope options. Our static cord is available in a variety of different fibers and cord weaves. When purchasing our ropes, choose from double, solid, hollow, flat, or diamond braid weaves, as well as braided or twisted cords. Since 1967, we have been manufacturing high quality ropes for our customers. When choosing a trusted static cord, look no further than CSR Incorporated.

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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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Static Rope

A static rope is a type of rope that is not designed to stretch when placed under load. This contrasts with dynamic or elastic rope, which is designed to be stretchy and flexible under pressure. Static ropes consist of a core and a sheath. The core mainly functions for weight support, and is made up of individual strands, while the sheath holds said strands together and shields the rope from influences like mechanical wear, chemicals, heat and the like.

The strongest materials used for static rope include nylon, polyester and other synthetic materials. Common types of static rope construction are braid-on-braid, or double braid, and kernmantle. Braid-on-braid rope is constructed with both a braided core and a braided sheath. The core and sheath may or may not be made of the same material. Often, the core material is chosen based on strength, while the sheath is chosen for abrasion resistance. Braid-on-braid rope is very strong. Kernmantle is rope constructed with its interior core (the kern) protected by a woven exterior sheath (the mantle). Its name is derived from the German kern and mantle, which mean core and jacket, respectively. Kernmantle is designed to optimize strength, durability and flexibility through the core, which provides tensile strength, and the sheath, which provides protection to the core from abrasion. The sheath also determines how easy the rope is to hold, to tie knots in and other handling properties. The rope’s characteristics may be altered to emphasize one strength over the other, depending on the activity for which the rope is made. Static kernmantle, unlike dynamic kernmantle, is made of untwisted core fibers a tight braid, which makes it stiffer as well as less stretchy.

Static rope has a wide variety of applications, for instance in caving, canyoneering and fire rescue operations. While this rope does have some applications in climbing, it is never used as the rope for lead climbing, because it would break a fall too abruptly and possibly lead to injury. On the other hand, abseiling, also called rappelling, which is a descent technique used on dangerous cliff sides and steep slopes, is best done with static rope. This is because static rope reduces bouncing and makes it easier to ascend the rope.

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