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3 Strand Nylon Rope

3 Strand Nylon Rope


Nylon Three Strand rope. High strength with high energy absorbtion and elasticity. Meets or exceeds US Military specification MIL-DTL24050E. Specific gravity 1.14.

Three strand rope is pretty useful to boat builders as it can be easily spliced. Nylon has characteristics which make it ideal for dock and anchor lines. Those include shock absorbing qualities, good abrasion resistance, rot resistance, and resistance to oil, gasoline, and most chemicals as well as good resistance to UV rays. Grab a fid and a piece of three strand rope and make yourself a spliced eye. It's fun and not hard once you get the hang of it.

Sold by the foot.

1/4", 5/16", 3/8" & 1/2" available

Item# Item Name Our Price Qty Add
CWC-NY-3S-1-4 Nylon Three Strand - 1/4"
CWC-NY-3S-5-16 Nylon Three Strand - 5/16"
CWC-NY-3S-3-8 Nylon Three Strand - 3/8"
CWC-NY-3S-1-2 Nylon Three Strand - 1/2"
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See a step-by-step demonstration of how to make an eye splice in three strand line

Lbs per 100' (2) Min Breaking Load in lbs. (3) Working Load Ratio (4)
1/4" 6 1.65 1,665 5-12 to 1
3/8" 10 3.7 3,700 5-12 to 1
1/2" 12 6.6 6,525 5-12 to 1

  1. Linear Density is considered average weight per 100'. Tolerances: 3/16" - 5/16" diameters inclusive +plus or -minus 10%; 3/8" - 9/16" inclusive +plus or -minus 18%; and 5/8" and up +plus or -minus 5%.
  2. New rope Minimum Breaking Strength is based on data from a number of manufacturers and represents a value of 2 standard deviations below the mean, established by regression analysis.
  3. For critical applications where life or limb of Dynamic Loading is present, use the higher ration division. Example: 10,000 pounds/12 = 833 pounds working load ratio