Rope and Cord Blog

How to Cut a Rope

Whether you need a specific length of rope, or you need to cut off an over-used and damaged end, cutting through rope is the only option. This can be a difficult and messy task depending on how large of a diameter your rope is. Follow these five steps to make your cuts easy.Step 1Gather the following supplies. You will need each one of these in order to complete the cut.Sharp knifeNote: Y…

Manila vs Unmanila

Origin Manila rope originated in the Philippines where its material, abaca, is one of their main, natural resources. So, what material is unmanila made of? Also known as pro manila, this rope is made of polypropylene and was designed to look like manila but have additional features and benefits. Materials & Features Abaca is closely related to the banana pla…