With so many different materials, constructions and specialist terms, rope technology can be confusing.  We explain the difference between those most commonly used.


There are many different types of material used in rope making.  Find out more about the materials Marlow use and their properties

Rope Constructions

There are a number of different types of rope construction.  We try to de-mystify things and explain the differences

Glossary of Terms

Rope terms can be obscure and confusing.  We provide a list of commonly used terms and their meanings


Light, low stretch and very strong.  Dyneema is a key partner for Marlow.  Find out why we favour the use of this super material.