uhmwpe rope for mooring

UHMWPE (Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene) rope is a type of synthetic fiber rope made from ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fibers. Designed for optimal handling, it combats abrasion and delivers lasting performance even in tough conditions.

  • Ultra-light: Simplified handling, transport
  • Great strength: Lasting, reliable
  • Safer: Less recoil, risk
  • Versatile: Numerous applications

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General Applications

Versatile, ultra-strong, and lightweight for diverse industry applications.

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Exploring the Core Features of Duracordix’s UHMWPE Rope

Melting point 135°C-145°C
Volume Resistivity: <10^14 Ω.cm
Moisture Regain: None
Boiling Water Shrinkage: <1%
Thermal Conductivity: 20 W/m·K

Excellent chemical resistance against distilled water, seawater, kerosene (10% detergent), gasoline, hydrochloric acid, acetic acid, toluene, sodium hydroxide solution, ammonium hydroxide solution.

Even after continuous exposure to light for 1500 hours, its strength retention rate remains above 90%, while other chemical fibers typically have a retention rate around 40% or even lower.

After conducting thousands of cycles of load testing under water conditions, its strength remains almost unaffected—exhibiting excellent tensile fatigue performance.

Elongation at Break:3.5%


UHMWPE ropes shine in lightweight, strong, safe, and versatile performance

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Lighter than Steel

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Stronger in Weight

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Safer, Low Recoil

UHMWPE ropes are considerably lighter than steel wire ropes, weighing 85% less. This reduction in weight eases handling, transport, and operation while maintaining top-notch performance.

UHMWPE ropes are remarkably strong, boasting a tensile strength 15 times greater than steel wire ropes of the same weight. This exceptional strength ensures maximum reliability and durability.

When UHMWPE ropes break, they exhibit minimal recoil compared to steel wire ropes, making them three times safer for users. This safety aspect significantly reduces injury risk during operations.

Rope Material Key Features Tensile Strength Elongation Abrasion Resistance UV Resistance Chemical Resistance Application Examples
UHMWPE Ultra-lightweight, buoyant Exceptional (15x stronger than steel by weight) Low (3-4%) Excellent Good Excellent Marine, winches, lifting, extreme sports
Nylon Soft, pliable, shock-absorbing Strong (moderate compared to UHMWPE and Kevlar) High (25-30%) Good-Excellent Fair-Good Good Mooring lines, anchor lines, tow ropes
Kevlar Flame & heat-resistant, non-conductive Outstanding (5x stronger than steel by weight) Very low (2%) Excellent Excellent Good Hot air balloons, rescue lines, electrical applic


mm inch 100m(kg) standard error ton kn
5.00 3/16 1.70 16.62 ±5% 2.00 19.00
6.00 1/4 2.30 23.00 ±5% 3.18 31.00
8.00 5/16 4.10 40.00 ±5% 6.35 63.00
9.00 23/64 5.10 50.50 ±5% 7.83 78.00
9.50 3/8 5.60 55.75 ±5% 8.32 83.00
10.00 13/32 6.10 61.00 ±5% 9.32 93.00
11.00 7/16 7.50 74.00 ±5% 10.40 103.00
12.00 1/2 8.80 87.00 ±5% 12.12 121.00
14.00 9/16 12.00 119.00 ±5% 15.40 153.00
16.00 5/8 15.50 151.00 ±5% 20.60 205.00
18.00 3/4 19.00 190.00 ±5% 23.90 238.00
20.00 13/16 23.00 225.00 ±5% 28.99 289.00
22.00 7/8 28.00 276.00 ±5% 33.00 322.00
24.00 1 37.00 368.00 ±5% 38.00 371.00
28.00 1-1/8 50.00 490.00 ±5% 57.50 562.00
32.00 1-5/16 62.50 621.00 ±5% 68.50 671.00
36.00 1-1/2 77.00 767.00 ±5% 80.40 789.00
40.00 1-5/8 87.00 868.00 ±5% 98.20 964.00
44.00 1-3/4 96.00 955.00 ±5% 118.00 1158.00
48.00 2 114.00 1137.00 ±5% 139.00 1364.00
56.00 2-1/4 159.00 1547.00 ±5% 184.00 1805.00
60.00 2-1/2 180.00 1784.00 ±5% 199.00 1952.00
64.00 2-5/8 209.00 2021.00 ±5% 222.00 2178.00
72.00 3 268.00 2598.00 ±5% 274.00 2688.00
80.00 3-1/4 328.00 3195.00 ±5% 333.00 3266.00
88.00 4 427.00 4170.00 ±5% 390.00 3825.00
96.00 3-5/9 509.00 4970.00 ±5% 455.00 4463.00

Duracordix is a UHMWPE rope manufacturer & supplier in China.

we can produce various sizes for different applications and custom made for special projects.

No matter you’re looking for a wholesale supplier or custom made lifting straps, we can all help. contact Duracordix now.


Comprehensive Examination for Outstanding Performance, Durability, and Safety in Various Applications.


Duracordix UHMWPE Rope


Everything You Need to Know About Duracordix UHMWPE Rope

UHMWPE (Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene) rope is a high-performance fiber rope known for its exceptional strength, low weight, and durability. It offers advantages such as high tensile strength, excellent abrasion resistance, low stretch properties, and resistance to chemicals and UV radiation.

UHMWPE rope is incredibly strong; in fact, it has one of the highest strength-to-weight ratios among all synthetic ropes. It can be up to 15 times stronger than steel wire ropes of the same diameter.

Absolutely! Due to its high strength-to-weight ratio and water-resistant properties, UHMWPE ropes are widely used in various marine applications including mooring lines, towing lines, winch lines, and offshore operations.

Yes! The outstanding strength of UHMWPE rope makes it ideal for heavy lifting tasks where superior performance is required. Its lightweight nature also reduces strain on equipment during lifting operations.

UHMWPE ropes find extensive use in a wide range of industries and applications, including offshore operations, fishing and aquaculture, construction, mining, arboriculture (tree care), rigging in theater/stage productions, and recreational activities like camping and hiking.

Absolutely! One of the key advantages of UHMWPE rope is its excellent resistance to a wide range of chemicals. It can withstand exposure to acids, alkalis, solvents, oils, fuels without significant degradation.

To maximize the lifespan of your UHMWPE rope , regular inspection is recommended for wear or damage. Proper cleaning when necessary using mild soap/water solution is also advised. Store it dry away from direct sunlight when not in use.

While generally safe to handle , standard safety precautions like wearing protective gloves during handling or avoiding sharp edges that can cause abrasion on the surface should be followed

Certainly! We have comprehensive technical specifications available for our UHMWPE ropes, including diameter options, breaking strengths, and weight per meter/foot details. Feel free to reach out to us for more information.

Absolutely! Our products undergo stringent quality control measures and comply with relevant industry standards.with certification like ISO & CE,  We prioritize delivering high-quality products that meet customer expectations consistently.

Yes! We understand the importance of evaluating the quality and suitability of our UHMWPE ropes before making a larger commitment. Reach out to us, and we'll be happy to provide you with a sample.

Certainly! Our team of experts is available to guide you in selecting the most suitable UHMWPE rope based on your specific requirements. We aim to provide personalized assistance tailored to your needs.

While highly durable and strong, it is important not to exceed the recommended working load limit (WLL) specified for each diameter of the rope. Additionally, avoid exposing the rope to sharp edges or abrasive surfaces that could compromise its integrity.

Yes! Connectors or fittings can be used with UHWMPE ropes based on specific application requirements. It's crucial to ensure that compatible connectors/fittings are selected for optimal performance and safety.

UHWMPE ropes can be spliced or knotted, but it is recommended to seek professional guidance or consult our technical support team for proper techniques and best practices to ensure the integrity of the rope.

At Duracordix , we have strict quality control measures in place throughout the manufacturing process. This includes using premium-grade materials, conducting rigorous testing procedures, and adhering to international standards to deliver top-quality products consistently.

Yes! We stand behind the quality and performance of our UHMWPE ropes. We offer warranty coverage against manufacturing defects to provide you with peace of mind and assurance in your purchase.

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