Synthetic Hemp Rope, often referred to as Hempex Rope or Hardy Hemp is a traditional looking rope with an appearance and texture very similar to natural hemp rope or flax hemp rope. It's natural colour and feel make it an ideal rope to use outdoors particularly suited to garden decking projects and rope fences etc. As a rope Synthetic Hemp is considered to be a low stretch rope which will not shrink, swell or rot when exposed to water, it also has very good breaking strengths which are maintained even when the rope is wet.
Synthetic Hemp rope is widely used on board traditional sailing vessels and has also been used in many period TV and film productions purely because of its versatile nature - it really is difficult to tell that this rope is man made. If buying Synthetic Hemp rope for your decking project then you may like to consider our range of rope end fittings (in our Pulleys, Shackles and Fittings department) which look stunning when attached to the rope. Please feel free to call us if you would like any advice when selecting your rope or fittings.