Product Code: RPY

Yarn Construction P/P

Polypropylene -

also known as polypropene, is a thermoplastic polymer used in a wide variety of applications including packaging, labelling, textiles (e.g., ropes, thermal underwear and carpets)

 

The three main types are -

Split Film (Commercial, economic general purpose rope)

Yarn Construction (Better quality lifting rope)

Staple Spun (Best quality BS standard rope for lifting & safety rope)

Characteristics -

Buoyancy – Floats

Acid Resistance – Good

Alkali Resistance – Good

Abrasion Resistance – Good (Staple Spun)

Elongation – Medium

Melting Point - 170°c