Manila rope

What is Manila Rope?

Manila rope, sometimes referred to as “hemp rope”, is manufactured from the strongest natural fibers available of the abaca plant grown in the Philippines. Manila rope provides high strength with very good resistance to abrasion and low stretch.


What are the Common Industries and Applications for Manila Rope?

This versatile rope is used widely in many different applications and industries. Some of the common industries include:

  • Agriculture
  • Construction
  • Industrial
  • Marine

Manila rope is also widely used in different applications such as decorative rope, landscape rope, climbing rope, exercise rope, and tug-o-war rope.


Benefits and Characteristics of Manila Rope

This natural fiber rope is biodegradable. Manila rope is affordable and is known for its strength and resistance to sunlight and saltwater. Knots of manila rope hold firmly when exposed to UV light and water.


How to Order Manila Rope

Phoenix Rope stocks a standard 3-strand utility grade product that is manufactured to Cordage Institute standards. Standard 600 and 1200 ft coils are available in most diameters, as well as in cut-lengths, mini coils and assemblies. Manila rope can also be special ordered to U.S. Federal standard T-R-605B either natural or mildew resistant treated to T-T-616B.