Double braid nylon jerk and tow ropes are just the best for snatching vehicles out of snow, mud or the ditch. With a bit of slack, take off, let the rope stretch and all that stored up energy and elongation with the corresponding recoil will usually pull the stuck vehicle free. Our 2" and 4"… [read more]
by Arctic Wire Rope and Supply
Soft shackles made of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) or Dyneema fiber are one of the newest things in the rigging world. Great for applications where weight is a consideration and unlike steel shackles, there is no pin to keep track of. Popular for jerking or towing vehicles because if the rope or strap breaks,… [read more]
Double braid nylon is a very stable construction, yet has great stretch and memory. Makes a great boat anchor line as it is easy to coil, it won’t hockle or rotate under load like 3-strand nylon and is 30-40% stronger. Not as easy to splice as 3-strand nylon but has less stretch at the… [read more]
We are one of the few that stock long lengths of High performance ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) 12 strand rope. It is stronger than wire rope at 1/8th the weight. Its in the same class as Amsteel and Plasma Dyneema. 3/16" in 2500' reel 1/4", 3/8" & 1/2" in 2500' & 5,000' reels… [read more]
“Because of it’s square shape and braided construction, 8 plait grips better in windlass anchor winches. You can also get more into a locker than 3 strand. It is highly recommended that you wet the line before first time use to firm up the fiber to get better wear over its life. Splicing is a… [read more]
3 strand nylon has good abrasion resistance, great stretch but still good memory and is easy to splice. It will hockel because its such a soft fiber, so we stock it mostly in a medium to firm lay. If you want a great jerk rope for stuck vehicles, we really recommend double braid nylon. It… [read more]
Another speciality is our double braid polyester lines for utility boom trucks in ⅞”,1” & 1-⅛” with dipped rubber eyes for longer wear. We carry Super Blue Danline (Blue Steel Poly) in 3 strand up to 2” dia. and in 8-braid 1-½” to 3” dia.
This year we have Dyneema (UHMWPE) 3/16”-¾” and plan to expand up to 1-¼” in high-vis orange and now make our own soft shackles, I think you'll like our prices.
Arctic Wire Rope and Supply is Alaska's longest established and largest manufacturer of slings, chokers and bridles made of wire rope, cable, nylon web, polyester round and grade 10 chain. We do it all right here in Anchorage and were awarded the Alaskan Manufacturer of the Year in 2006.