Solid Braid Nylon (SBN) Rope

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Manufactured by braiding a 16-strand nylon cover over a parallel nylon fiber core. The parallel fibers impart increased strength and durability to this non-spliceable low stretch cord.


  • Standard color: White, black
  • Spool length: 305 m (1000’)
  • Lower stretch due to parallel core
  • Easy knotting
  • Good strength to weight ratio
  • Excellent abrasion resistance
  • Not spliceable


  • Utility cord
  • Tent / tarpaulin cord
  • Flag pole lines
  • Lashing
    Code Diameter
    (mm)                    (in)
    kg per
    lbs per
    Average Strength
    (kg)                      (lbs)
    SBN02 1.6 1/16 0.21 0.14 122 270
    SBN03 2.4 3/32 0.40 0.27 172 380
    SBN04 3.2 1/8 0.78 0.52 272 600
    SBN05 4 5/32 1.18 0.79 332 733
    SBN06 4.8 3/16 1.51 1.01 489 1 080
    SBN08 6.4 1/4 2.30 1.54 662 1 460

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