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Stage Rigging Ropes

Rope Inc. proudly offers a full line of ropes specifically designed for use in Entertainment and Stage Rigging.

Theaters ranging in size from small schools to Broadway have relied on Rope Inc. to supply them with the highest quality ropes from New England Ropes, and Samson Ropes for stage rigging. See the 3-Strand Classic Polyester rigging rope from New England Ropes below supplied by Rope Inc.

Contact your Rope Inc. representative for all of your Stage Rigging needs.


 

3-STRAND CLASSIC POLYESTER RIGGING ROPE


3-Strand Classic Polyester

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Product Description:
High quality fibers and controlled manufacturing processes ensure consistency and a longer useful life.

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Features:

  • High tenacity polyester for durability
  • All yarns are pre-positioned and tension set ensuring product will remain supple throughout its useful life
  • Good knot holding properties
  • Spliceable

Applications:

  • Control Lines

Colors Available:

  • White
  • Black

Lengths Available:

  • 150'
  • 600'

SizeWeightTensile
lbs/100'g/mlbskg
 1/2" 8.0 119.0 7,500 3,405
 5/8" 12.0 178.6 11,700 5,312
 3/4" 16.0 238.1 14,700 6,674
 7/8" 22.0 327.4 21,000 9,534
 1" 30.4 452.4 25,800 11,713

Sunlight/UV:
Very little degradation from sunlight. Can be used outside over long term if inspected regularly.

Chemicals:
Polyester has good resistance to most chemicals except 95% sulfuric acid and strong alkalines at boil.

Heat:
Polyester melts at 480°F with progressive strength loss above 300°F.

Dielectrics:
Good resistance to the passage of electrical current. However, dirt, surface contaminants, water entrapment, and the like can significantly affect dielectric properties. Extreme caution should be exercised any time a rope is in the proximity of live circuits.

Sheaves:
Recommended sheave diameter to rope diameter is 8:1.

Working Loads:
No blanket safe working load (SWL) recommendations can be made for any line because SWL's must be calculated based on application, conditions of use, and potential danger to personnel among other considerations. It is recommended that the end user establish working loads and safety factors based on best practices established by the end user's industry; by professional judgment and personal experience; and after thorough assessment of all risks. The SWL is a guideline for the use of a rope in good condition for non-critical applications and should be reduced where life, limb, or valuable property is involved, or in cases of exceptional service such as shock loading, sustained loading, severe vibration, etc. The Cordage Institute specifies that the SWL of a rope shall be determined by dividing the Minimum Tensile Strength of the rope by a safety factor. The safety factor ranges from 5 to 12 for non-critical uses and is typically set at 15 for life lines.

Splicing:
3-Strand Eye Splice

 

Disclaimer: Specifications and prices are believed accurate but must be confirmed upon ordering.

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