Strongest rope (weight to strength) of all synthetics. The most popular premium general purpose synthetic fiber rope. Economical and versatile. This synthetic fiber rope is easier to handle than rope made from natural fibers.
Low to moderate elongation
Floats, with high resistance to mildew and marine growth
Can be stored wet
Good resistance to most chemicals
Monofilament fiber polypropylene rope is very smooth surfaced.
Due to its relative low melting point (330° F) it is not recommended on capstans or bits where heat from friction could cause melting or fishing.
Polypropylene has the best resistance to flow of electricity.
Knots well, handles easily, good flexibility in cold temperatures.