How Rope Is Made: History, Manufacturing, Types
You may use it to secure your boat to a dock, make a rope swing, or maybe you’re using rope to hang your bird feeder – whatever it may be, rope has almost unlimited uses. So how is rope made, anyway? When you boil it down, rope is made by grouping individual yarns, fibers, or […]
The Advantages Of Using Nylon Rope
Since synthetic fibers were introduced to the rope industry in the 1950’s, customers have many different options for rope material. The properties of each rope fiber are unique, with their own strengths and weaknesses. With all these choices, it is important to pick the right rope for the right job. Advantages Of Nylon Rope Today, […]
Industrial Fibers Explained: Understanding The Most Common Synthetic & Natural Fibers
For all twine, cables, cordage, and rope, fibers are the building blocks. Consequently, in order to best understand rope and the rope that you need for your business, you must first understand the different kinds of fibers and their varying properties. When it comes to industrial fibers, there are both synthetic and natural variations used […]
What Is The Difference Between Nylon And Polyester Rope?
Have you ever wondered: what is the difference between nylon rope and polyester rope? If you have, you’re not alone. In fact, this is one of our most frequently asked questions. At QNR, we are happy to share our expert knowledge of ropes to help you find the best rope for your needs. Not sure what kind of […]
Everything You Need To Know About Rope And Cord Stretching
The topic of stretch comes up almost as much with rope/cordage products as it does with bungee/stretch cord. As our support desk responds to your phone calls and emails on the topic of stretch, we thought it best to put some notes together that may help you make a decision. Some Key Points on stretch: […]
What Should I Get – Nylon Or Polyester Rope?
Nylon Or Polyester Rope? You can get whatever rope best fits your application, but most folks go with Polyester. Here’s why – All of our nylon and polyester products are manufactured with industrial grade fibers. Since about the mid 1980’s, these industrial grade fibers are so close in performance that most suppliers and retailers use them interchangeably. Either way, many simply label […]