Where can I get posts for making a rope fence? Any local builders supply will have a variety of dimensional timbers that will work for posts. It is possible to have them cut to length at locations such as Home Depot, etc. Back to Top
What is the difference between "Manila Rope" and "Un-Manila Rope" The raw material for Manila rope is abaca. What is its scientific name? How would you describe this material? abaca is the fiber from the leaf-stem of the plant musa textilis, native to the Philippines. It is closely related to and resembles the common, cultivated, banana plant (musa sapientum).
The main areas or regions in the Philippines where abaca is grown. Jolo, Davao, Samar, Leyte, Quezon, and the Bicol Region.
Abaca fiber grade is based on three main characteristics and two minor properties which, though not specifically involved in grade determination, are nevertheless necessary in order to identify the origin of a particular fiber. Name these characteristics. The main characteristics used as bases for grading Philippine abaca are strength, manner of cleaning, and color. Fiber texture and length are needed in order to identify the origin of the fiber. Texture or softness of the fiber varies with the variety of abaca plant and the district of origin.
What is UnManila Rope? It is Polypropylene that has a Natural Manila appearance? It is a tough light-weight, rigid plastic made by the polymerization of high-purity propylene gas in the presence of an organo-metallic catalyst at relatively low pressures and temperatures. Polypropylene is the lightest of all synthetic fibers and provides a high strength-to-weight ratio.
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