Hempex

Hemp rope synthetic alternative

Hempex® is a classic spun polypropyleen rope, great for classic ships, decorative purposes and sport applications.

Information

Information

The original Hempex® by Langman Ropes! Our Hempex® has a better UV-resistant and is stronger than other alternatives in the market. The constructions are 3-strand, 4-strand, bolt rope (long lay) twisted or 8-strand braided. Hempex® is the registered trademark of Langman Ropes. Because of the natural look, Hempex® is often used as a synthetic alternative to hemp rope. Because of this, a lot of decorative applications outside are possible, where the natural ropes are desired but due to the low life-time not usable. Hempex® rope is used for a wide variety of applications. In the yachting industry and classic boats it is used a lot as sheet and halyard rope. Besides, Hempex® rope is also used a lot for the wind mills as cervical rope, twin rope or bolt rope. In the scouting, Hempex® is used a lot as pioneering rope. Also for the mounting of hammocks it is often used.

Applications

  • Sheet and halyard lines
  • Cervical rope, twin rope or bolt rope
  • Pioneering rope
  • Decorative purposes

Specifications

Properties

  • Soft touch
  • Good UV-resistance
  • Good handling
  • The original Hempex®

Technical specifications

Material: Polypropyleen Spun
Construction: 3-, 4-strand; bolt rope (long lay) twisted
Specific gravity: 0.91 (Floats)
UV resistance: Good
Abrasion resistance: Good
Chemical resistance: Good

Spliceability: Easy
Wet vs. dry strength: 100%
Melting point: 165 ºC
Short heat resistance: 80 ºC
Elongation (at 20% break): 4%
Colors: Beige/sandy

More information

Products

3-strand twisted

Diameter (mm)

Circumference (inch)

Weight (per 100m, kg)

Breaking force (kg)

Article number

4

1/2

0,7

275

S.11.03.00.04

6

3/4

1,8

531

S.11.03.00.06

8

1

3,0

936

S.11.03.00.08

10

1 1/4

4,5

1.377

S.11.03.00.10

12

1 1/2

6,5

1.953

S.11.03.00.12

14

1 3/4

9,1

2.541

S.11.03.00.14

16

2

11,5

2.960

S.11.03.00.16

18

2 1/4

14,7

3.540

S.11.03.00.18

20

2 1/2

18,0

3.983

S.11.03.00.20

22

2 3/4

22,0

4.774

S.11.03.00.22

24

3

25,9

5.579

S.11.03.00.24

26

3 1/4

30,5

6.454

S.11.03.00.26

28

3 1/2

35,5

7.350

S.11.03.00.28

30

3 3/4

40,5

8.400

S.11.03.00.30

32

4

46,0

9.240

S.11.03.00.32

36

4 1/2

64,4

11.620

S.11.03.00.36

4-strand twisted

Diameter (mm)

Circumference (inch)

Weight (per 100m, kg)

Breaking force (kg)

Article number

16

2

11,5

2.690

S.11.04.00.16

18

2 1/4

14,7

3.218

S.11.04.00.18

20

2 1/2

18,0

3.620

S.11.04.00.20

22

2 3/4

22,0

4.340

S.11.04.00.22

24

3

25,9

5.071

S.11.04.00.24

26

3 1/4

30,5

5.867

S.11.04.00.26

28

3 1/2

35,5

6.681

S.11.04.00.28

30

3 3/4

40,5

7.636

S.11.04.00.30

32

4

46,0

8.400

S.11.04.00.32

36

4 1/2

64,4

10.563

S.11.04.00.36

40

5

72,0

12.790

S.11.04.00.40

3-strand BOLT ROPE (long-lay)

Diameter (mm)

Circumference (inch)

Weight (per 100m, kg)

Breaking force (kg)

Article number

12

1 1/2

6,5

-

S.11.0312.12

14

1 3/4

9,1

-

S.11.0312.14

16

2

11,5

-

S.11.0312.16

18

2 1/4

14,7

-

S.11.0312.18

20

2 1/2

18,0

-

S.11.0312.20