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Hempex - The Synthetic Alternative to Hemp Rope

Item #

112001

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Product Description

Hempex - The Synthetic Alternative to Hemp Rope

Traditional look with the strength, durability and performance of a synthetic. Nearly indistinguishable from Natural Hemp, Hempex has a softer hand, requires less maintenance and wont rot.

Trusted by tall ships and classic craft around the world, Hempex also performs well in crossfit gyms, obstacle courses and playsets.

The 1 1/4" and 1 1/2" diameters of Hempex rope make an excellent, long lasting rope for stair railings. 

Marine:

  • Sheets
  • Halyards
  • Anywhere a strong, UV resistant rope is needed

     

    Fitness:

  • Battle Ropes
  • Climbing Ropes
  • Cargo Nets

     

    Home:

  • Landscaping
  • Stair handrails
  • Hammocks
  • Decorative uses

     

      Specifications:

    • Diameter (mm) Diameter (inch) Weight (kg/per 100m) Tensile Strength (lbs)
      4mm
      5/32"
      0.7
      513
      6mm
      1/4"
      1.8
      1,142
      8mm
      5/16"
      3.0
      2,123
      10mm 3/8" 4.5
      3,120
      12mm 1/2" 6.5 4,297
      14mm 9/16" 9.1 5,590
      16mm 5/8" 11.5 6,512
      18mm 11/16" 14.7 7,788
      20mm 3/4" 18.0 8,763
      22mm 7/8" 22.0 10,503
      24mm 1" 25.9 12,274
      28mm 1 1/8" 35.5 16,170
      32mm 1 1/4" 46.0 20,328
      36mm 1 1/2" 64.4 25,564

       

       

    • Material: Polypropyleen Spun
    • Construction: 3-, 4-strand; bolt rope (long lay) twisted
    • Specific gravity: 0.91 (Floats)
    • UV resistance: Good
    • Abrasion resistance: Good
    • Chemical resistance: Good

       

       

    • Spliceability: Easy
    • Wet vs. dry strength: 100% 
    • Melting point: 165 ºC
    • Short heat resistance: 80 ºC
    • Elongation (at 20% break): 4%
    • Colors: Beige/sandy

       

      Hempex is available by the foot, or in full 720 ft. spools.