Polypropylene Rope


Polypropylene rope is an extremely economical rope that is strong and lightweight. Polypropylene can be stored wet, and is resistant to mildew, most chemicals, and marine organisms. Polypropylene will float and can be manufactured in a variety of colors, or color combinations with yellow as the standard.

Mil-R-24049B Polypropylene Rope

This rope is available to U.S. Federal Standard Mil-R-24049B. For full information on the military specifications fulfilled by our polypropylene ropes please read this. Most common put-ups are 600′ and 1200′ spools. Cut lengths and assemblies are also available. Popular uses include water and snow ski ropes, pool rope, pole rope, guy rope, hotline rope, construction barrier rope, nuclear barrier rope, electric utility rope, California truck rope, and safety barrier rope. Variegated polypropylene rope is commonly used as barge rope, trash rope, or leaving line rope.

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Mil-R-24049B polypropylene rope

Product I.D. Diameter Circ. Put-up Tensile Strength* Weight
PPR14600 1/4″ 3/4″ 600′ 1080 5.9
PPR141200
1/4″
3/4″
1200′
1080
11.8
PPR516600
5/16″
1″
600′
1630
9.2
PPR38600
3/8″
1-1/8″
600′
2160
13.3
PPR12600
1/2″
1-1/2″
600′
3475
23.5
PPR58600
5/8″
2″
600′
5800
36.7
PPR34600
3/4″
2-1/4″
600′
7900
53.0
PPR78600
7/8″
2-3/4″
600′
10,500
72.4
PPR1600
1″
3″
600′
12,000
91.8
PPR118600
1-1/8″
3-1/2″
600′
15,500 116.2
PPR114600
1-1/4″
3-3/4″
600′
18,000 140.8
PPR112600
1-1/2″
4-1/2″
600′
26,000 200.9
PPR158600
1-5/8″
5″
600′
33,000 234.6
PPR134600
1-3/4″
5-1/2″
600′
37,000
270.3
PPR2600
2″
6″
600′
40,000 351.9

*SAFE WORK LOAD – Safe working load is 5-20% of the listed tensile strength depending on the age and condition of the rope. Refer to Cordage Usage for details.