Marine Polypropylene Rope

About product

Marine Polypropylene Rope, or poly rope, is specifically crafted from polypropylene fiber with a linear density of less than 1. It possesses several favorable characteristics, including softness, abrasion resistance, and buoyancy, allowing it to float on water. The rope maintains its strength and elongation properties whether wet or dry, ensuring consistent performance in various conditions.

With its versatile attributes, the polypropylene rope finds extensive use in transportation, oil fields, mines, and other industries. Its lightweight nature and durability make it suitable for applications requiring reliable and efficient rope solutions. Whether in marine environments or demanding industrial settings, this fiber rope is designed to provide excellent performance and meet the rigors of diverse applications.

  • High visibility in bright, vibrant colors for increased safety.
  • Lightweight for easy handling, transport, and fuel efficiency.
  • Resistant to rot, mildew, moisture, and chemicals for durability in various environments.

Additional information

Coil length


Spliced strength

±10% lower

Weight and length tolerance


Product Detail

Polypropylene Rope – Marine Grade Rope

Marine Polypropylene Rope is a versatile and unique rope that offers several advantages for various applications. One of its key features is its ability to float on water, making it ideal for use as dock lines, in pools, and for water sports activities.

Marine Polypropylene Rope Features

Poly rope offers several notable features that make it well-suited for various marine and outdoor applications:

  • Floatation: One of the key features of marine poly rope is its ability to float on water. This makes it ideal for use in water-related activities, such as boating, swimming, or water sports, where buoyancy is essential.
  • High Visibility: Marine polypropylene rope is often manufactured in bright, vibrant colors, ensuring high visibility in different environments. This feature enhances safety, making it easier to spot and locate the rope, especially in low-light or crowded conditions.
  • Lightweight: Polypropylene is a lightweight material, making the marine rope easy to handle, transport, and store. The reduced weight also contributes to improved fuel efficiency in marine applications.
  • Resistance to Rot, Mildew, Moisture, and Chemicals: Poly rope is designed to resist rot, mildew, moisture, and exposure to various chemicals. This resistance ensures the rope’s durability and reliability, even in wet or corrosive environments.

Nylon VS Polypropylene Rope

When it comes to marine applications, both nylon and polypropylene ropes have their advantages and considerations. Here’s a comparison of nylon and polypropylene ropes specifically for marine use:

  • Knot Holding Ability: Nylon ropes have excellent knot holding ability due to their texture and flexibility. They tend to grip knots tightly, providing secure and reliable connections. This is especially important in marine applications where knots are frequently used for anchoring, docking, or securing equipment. Polypropylene ropes, while still capable of forming knots, may have slightly lower knot holding ability compared to nylon ropes.
  • Buoyancy: Polypropylene ropes have natural buoyancy, allowing them to float on water surfaces. This feature can be advantageous in marine applications where visibility, ease of retrieval, or flotation requirements are essential, such as water rescue operations or marking swimming areas. Nylon ropes, being denser than water, do not float and may sink when submerged.
  • Chemical Resistance: Poly ropes exhibit excellent resistance to a wide range of chemicals, including acids, alkalis, and most solvents. This makes them suitable for marine applications where exposure to chemicals is likely, such as in industrial marine operations or handling corrosive substances. Nylon ropes, while resistant to many chemicals, may be more susceptible to certain chemical agents.

Poly Rope Construction

marine polypropylene rope

Marine polypropylene rope is available in different constructions, such as twisted or hollow braid. Twisted polypropylene rope features a 3-strand construction, providing strength and stability for various applications. Hollow braid polypropylene rope offers super flexibility and a smooth diamond weave, making it suitable for specific purposes such as marking swimming lanes or anchoring buoys.

Marine Polypropylene Rope Parameter

marine polypropylene rope

SpecificationsPolyprropylene monofilamentPolyprropylene filament
Diameter/mmCircumference/inchLinear density/ktexBreaking strength/KNLinear density/ktexBreaking strength/KN
8-strand rope12-strand rope8-strand rope12-strand rope



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About our company

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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