Marine 3 Strand Rope

About product

Marine 3 Strand Rope is a versatile product line that includes polyamide staple yarn, polypropylene filament, polypropylene, polyester, and polypropylene/polyester blend ropes. These ropes offer a wide range of applications and come with several advantages such as high strength, low elongation, wear resistance, and anti-corrosion properties. They are also soft, smooth, and easy to handle, providing convenience during operations.

  • Versatile applications in ships, vessels, fishing, harbor operations, power supply construction, petroleum surveying, physical exercise equipment, national defense, scientific research, and more.
  • Can be used to manufacture special anti-static ropes.

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Coil length


Spliced strength

±10% lower

Weight and length tolerance


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The diverse applications of these ropes include use in ships and vessels, fishing, harbor loading and unloading, power supply construction, petroleum surveying, physical exercise equipment, national defense, scientific research, and more. Additionally, these ropes can be used to manufacture special anti-static ropes, further expanding their utility. Whether for commercial or industrial purposes, the  3 strand rope series offers reliable and efficient solutions in various fields.

3 Strand Rope Eye Splice

A 3 strand rope eye splice is a knotting technique used to create a permanent loop at the end of a rope. This loop, or eye, can be used for various attachment purposes, such as securing the rope to a fixed point, connecting it to a shackle, chain, or wire rope, or accommodating a thimble for added protection.

How To Splice 3 Strand Rope?

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Here is a simplified, step-by-step guide to splicing a 3 strand rope:

  • Prepare the rope: Mark a line around the standing part of the rope that touches all three strands. Tape the ends of each individual strand to prevent fraying.
  • Tucking the first strand (Strand 1): Take Strand 1 and tuck it under the nearest marked point on the standing part of the rope, going over the second strand and under the third strand. Ensure the tuck is made against the lay or twist of the rope.
  • Tucking the second strand (Strand 2): Tuck Strand 2 under the marked point behind Strand 1, going over the first strand and under the third strand. Again, tuck against the lay of the rope.
  • Tucking the third strand (Strand 3): Flip the entire splice over. There should be one working strand left to tuck and one unworked strand in the standing part of the rope. Tuck the third strand under the unworked strand, continuing against the lay of the rope.
  • Tighten and remove tape: After completing the first round of tucks, remove the tape from the strands. If needed, tighten the splice by pulling on the strand ends to eliminate any slack.

To complete the splice, continue tucking the taped strands down the body of the rope. Each tuck involves skipping over the strand below and tucking under the next one. Perform four additional complete tucks in this manner. Both the front and back of the splice should resemble the illustrations shown.

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3 Strand Rope Applications

3-strand ropes are commonly used in various marine applications due to their strength, versatility, and durability. Here are some common marine applications where 3-strand ropes are utilized:

  • Mooring Lines: 3-strand ropes are frequently employed as mooring lines to secure boats and ships to docks, buoys, or other fixed objects. Their strength and ability to absorb shock loads make them reliable for holding vessels in place.
  • Anchor Rope: 3-strand ropes are an excellent choice for anchor lines. Their construction allows for good grip on the anchor, and their strength helps withstand the forces exerted by wind, waves, and currents. Nylon 3-strand ropes are particularly popular for anchor lines due to their elasticity and ability to absorb shock loads.
  • Halyards: Halyards are ropes used to raise and lower sails or flags on boats. 3-strand ropes, especially those made of synthetic fibers like polyester or nylon, are commonly used as halyards due to their strength, flexibility, and resistance to UV damage.

3 Strand Nylon Rope – Anchor Rope

Nylon ropes constructed in a 3-strand configuration exhibit a range of features that make them highly suitable for anchor rope applications. Here’s an overview of how the combination of nylon and the 3-strand construction benefits anchor ropes:

  • Excellent Shock Absorption and Elasticity: Nylon anchor ropes possess exceptional elasticity, allowing them to stretch under tension and effectively absorb sudden shocks or fluctuations in load. This elasticity minimizes the risk of anchor slippage and safeguards the rope against damage caused by abrupt movements, such as strong winds or turbulent waters.
  • Resistance to Abrasion and UV Rays: Nylon ropes exhibit notable resistance to abrasion, making them well-suited for anchor applications where the rope may come into contact with rough surfaces like rocks or coral. Additionally, nylon ropes have inherent resistance to UV rays, which shields the rope from degradation due to prolonged exposure to sunlight, ensuring its long-term performance and reliability.
  • Buoyancy and Reduced Fouling Risks: Nylon anchor ropes possess a certain degree of natural buoyancy, allowing them to float on water. This buoyancy characteristic reduces the chances of the rope becoming entangled or fouling in underwater components, such as propellers or rudders, facilitating safer and more efficient anchoring operations.
  • Ease of Handling: 3-strand nylon ropes are relatively easy to handle and work with. They have a natural grip due to the twisted strands, making it easier to tie knots, create loops, and handle the rope during anchoring operations.

3 Strand Rope Construction

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3 Strand Rope Parameter

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  • Other sizes available upon request
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Zava Marine Corporation is a leading supplier of marine parts and components. With a strong focus on quality and customer satisfaction, we specialize in providing a comprehensive range of high-quality marine equipment and accessories. Our products include deck equipment, ship accessories, and various other essential components needed for smooth maritime operations.

With a global presence, we serve a diverse customer base, including shipbuilders, shipowners, offshore operators, and marine equipment distributors. We are committed to providing exceptional service and tailored solutions to meet our customers’ unique needs.


Zava Marine offers a comprehensive range of certifications for marine parts in accordance with international standards and regulations. These certifications include those provided by renowned marine classification societies such as Lloyd’s Register (LR), Bureau Veritas (BV), China Classification Society (CCS), Registro Italiano Navale (RINA), American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NK), and Det Norske Veritas – Germanischer Lloyd (DNV-GL). By collaborating with these esteemed societies, Zava Marine ensures that our certified marine parts meet the highest standards of safety, quality, and performance, instilling confidence in our reliability and compliance within the maritime industry.

The warranty provided by Zava Marine covers defects in materials and workmanship for a period of two years from the date of purchase. During this warranty period, if any marine parts purchased from Zava Marine exhibit issues or failures resulting from manufacturing defects or faulty materials, Zava Marine will take responsibility for repair or replacement of the affected parts. 

Zava Marine has recently opened new molds for European and North American clients, utilizing materials such as metal, ABS, PVC, and more. These successful mold opening projects allow us to provide customized marine parts and components that meet the specific requirements of our clients in these regions.

Typically, Zava Marine can ship samples within 7 days once the product drawing has been mutually confirmed by both parties. This efficient process ensures that customers can receive samples promptly, allowing them to assess the quality and suitability of the products.

Zava Marine frequently utilizes a wide range of materials in our projects. These materials include aluminum, stainless steel, carbon steel, copper, plastics, titanium, and PEEK (Polyether Ether Ketone). Each material offers unique properties and characteristics suitable for various marine applications. 

Yes, we provide customization services for marine parts. We understand that every project and application may have unique requirements, and we are committed to delivering tailored solutions. By collaborating closely with our clients, we can adapt our products to specific specifications, ensuring optimal fit, performance, and compatibility. Whether it’s modifying existing designs or creating entirely new parts, our customization services cater to the diverse needs of the maritime industry.

Absolutely! We offer product design and development services to support our clients’ needs. Our experienced team of engineers and designers can collaborate with clients from concept development to final product realization. By leveraging our expertise in marine engineering and design, we can provide valuable insights and innovative solutions. Whether it’s optimizing existing designs or creating entirely new products, we are equipped to assist clients in bringing their ideas to life efficiently and effectively.

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