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Hemp and linen
Hemp: The fiber is extracted from the stem of the plant which can reach at least 5 meter in height Production in China, India, former East countries, very little in France.

Linen: The fiber is also extracted from the stem of the plant, smaller (1,20 meter maxi) Cultivated in Canada, Argentina, India, USA, Russia, in the northern departements of France.
HEMP CORDAGES QUALITY B CABLE
According to the NORME EN1261 (Table 1)
DIAMETER
in mm
METRIC
WEIGHT
in gramme
Tolerance
RESISTANCE
in KGF

4
6
8
10
12
14
16
18
20
22
24
26
28
30
32
36
40
44


12
27
47
74
111
141
185
230
285
345
410
485
560
640
735
930
1150
1380

+/-10 %





+/-5 %


130
285
450
700
1080
1375
1825
2250
2780
3240
3980
4600
5410
6180
7090
8560
9980
11800

Technical sample: Pulley cord for mason: choose a rope of 20 mm diameter with a meter/weight of 285 grames. In B quality, the resistance is 2780 KGF. Making of a spliced loop with hook and security clip.


 
Cordage 3 strands - 4 and 6 diameters,
Cordage 4 strands - 8 diameter and above,
Low stretching,
Pleasant to the touch,
Natural, biodegradable matter but must be kept dry.
For industrial application, take the B quality who corresponds to the norm EN1261, (see table 1),
For other applications (decorations…), the C quality, more economic, can be suitable,
Application: lifting sling - control rope for theater - knotted rope - climbing rope - decorations,
Regular stock in B and C qualities.





SISAL
 
COTTON
 
 
sisal



Sisal fibers are extracted from agave leaves,

Production in Brazil, Mexico, Kenya, Madagascar.


cotton

After flowering, the fiber forms like a cocoon around the seeds of the plant,

Production in China, USA, former soviet Union, India, Pakistan, Brazil, Turkey.
 
Cordage 3 strands - 4 and 6 diameters,
Cordage 4 strands - 8 diameter and above,
Low stretching,
More rough to the touch than hemp,
Natural, biodegradable matter but must be kept dry.

On request, cordage 3 or 4 strands,
Many colors are available,
Pure or mixed, the cotton is a soft and flexible fiber to the touch,
Application: - clothing and bag industries - macramé - decorations - circus and spectacles cordage and apparatus - lead for horse-riding.
         
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