Sterling rope technical manual

 

Think you know “the ropes”?  The Sterling Rope Company has a great 16 page technical manual (.pdf file). Check this link and learn a few tricks.

(It's a 6 MB file, be patient on the download, it may take a few seconds.)

Learn about . . .

  • The difference between S twist and Z twist
  • Details of rope construction
  • The differences in manufacturing process between a static and dynamic rope
  • The five requirements of UIAA rope testing
  • The dramatic loss of strength that happens to a wet rope
  • The two chemicals you should ALWAYS avoid getting on your rope
  • The Word on marking your rope with permanent (Sharpie) pens

Sterling rope technical manual