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Gap Arborist Suppy has a full range of both heat resistant and non-heat resistant cords for tying climbing prusiks and for use as lanyard adjusters. We also offer sewn and hand spliced eye to eye prusiks.
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1/2^ Samson Tenex Tec Blue
Tenex-TEC from Samson Rope is a high-strength, low-stretch hollow braid polyester rope.
Tenex-TEC is specifically designed with two ends per carrier to allow higher production splicing for standard slings and Whoopie Slings. This construction also allows more rope surface conformance to objects being lifted than standard single braid constructions. It is Samthane coated to enhance its wear life.
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10mm Sterling Flex Hitch Cord
Our newest hitch cord is born from arborists’ constant requests for ever more durable gear that is also easy to manipulate in all types of weather conditions. The Flex core is made of ultra strong and water-resistant polyester fibers surrounded by a blended Technora®/polyester sheath that provides solid abrasion resistance with enough bite to hitch firmly onto ropes.
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10mm Yale Bee-Line
A blended poly/Technora cover provides extra protection for the 12 strand core in this line from Yale. The 3/8" diameter makes it perfect for use on ropes from 11.5 to 13mm. A blended poly/Technora cover provides extra protection for the 12 strand core in this line from Yale. 3/8” (10mm) Bee Line has a Vectran core and 75% Technora/25% polyester jacket. Technora fibers are heat resistant to 900°. Average Breaking strength is 11,000 lbs.
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10mm Yale Black Bee-Line
Now available in black, beeline has a blended poly/Technora cover provides extra protection for the 12 strand core in this line from Yale. The 3/8" diameter makes it perfect for use on ropes from 11.5 to 13mm. A blended poly/Technora cover provides extra protection for the 12 strand core in this line from Yale. 3/8” (10mm) Bee Line has a Vectran core and 75% Technora/25% polyester jacket. Technora fibers are heat resistant to 900°. Average Breaking strength is 11,000 lbs.
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8mm Samson Ice Tail
Ice Tail from Samson is a single braid tail with a soft feel and high-tech Aramid fiber construction that will not melt or be seared by heat. This cordage is easy to splice, making it great for heat-resistant eye-and-eye tails.
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$1.29
8mm Sterling Flex Hitch Cord
Our newest hitch cord is born from arborists’ constant requests for ever more durable gear that is also easy to manipulate in all types of weather conditions. The Flex core is made of ultra strong and water-resistant polyester fibers surrounded by a blended Technora®/polyester sheath that provides solid abrasion resistance with enough bite to hitch firmly onto ropes.
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8mm Sterling RIT Cord
RIT 8mm from Sterling works great as a hitch cord. It features an aramid sheath with polyester core and kernmantle construction. It was engineered to have a soft flexible hand so it grabs and releases very nicely.
Available Stock: 383
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8mm Yale Bee-Line
A blended poly/Technora cover provides extra protection for the 12 strand core in this line from Yale. 5/16” (8mm) Bee Line has a Vectran core and 75% Technora/25% polyester jacket. Technora fibers are heat resistant to 900°. Breaking strength is 8,000 lbs.
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8mm Yale Black Bee-Line
A blended poly/Technora cover provides extra protection for the 12 strand core in this line from Yale. 5/16” (8mm) Bee Line has a Vectran core and 75% Technora/25% polyester jacket. Technora fibers are heat resistant to 900°. Breaking strength is 8,000 lbs.
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9mm Sterling RIT Response Cord
RIT Response 9mm from Sterling works great with the RopeTek Hitch Hiker System and as a hitch cord in general. Heat resistant sheath to 932° Fahrenheit. It features an aramid sheath with polyester core and kernmantle construction. It was engineered to have a soft flexible hand so it grabs and releases very nicely.
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Donaghy's Armor Prus 10mm Prusik Cord
At long last, a prusik line that will last. 10mm Armor-Prus from Donaghys features a unique cover blend of Technora and polyester. The cover acts like armor over a core of light weight Spectra 900/Kevlar. Designed as a friction hitch cord, but tree climbers also use it as their positioning lanyard. Sold per foot.
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Donaghy's Armor Prus 8mm Prusik Cord
Armor-prus blends Spectra and Kevlar fibers in the core for excellent strength, and protects those fibers with a jacket containing Technora fibers (heat-resistant up to 900 degrees Fahrenheit). Armor-prus in this size will work best on 7/16” climb lines, and grips well on a variety of ropes thanks to its fuzzy texture.
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Marlow 8mm Heat Fuse Cover Black
This abrasion resistant chafe sleeve from Marlow stiffens when heat is applied. Create unique shapes easily. Sold by the foot in any length.

Simply enter the number of feet you want as the item quantity on the shopping cart page.
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Sterling TriTech Rope
The pinnacle product in Sterling’s arborist line is TriTech, an 11mm rope designed with our unique Technora sheath, Dyneema inner jacket and nylon cores. Sterling engineered this technically advanced rope specifically to be the ultimate in positioning lanyards.
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Teufelberger epiCORD 10mm Hitch Cord
epiCORD is the latest hitch cord in the TEUFELBERGER range. epiCORD has a tight cover of polyester and technora which gives it the necessary heat resistance but is flexible enough to let you tie hitches easily. The core of epiCORD is a blend of technora and dyneema braided in a special balance that allows your hitch to release when you need it to.
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Teufelberger epiCORD 8mm Hitch Cord
epiCORD is the latest hitch cord in the TEUFELBERGER range. epiCORD has a tight cover of polyester and technora which gives it the necessary heat resistance but is flexible enough to let you tie hitches easily. The core of epiCORD is a blend of technora and dyneema braided in a special balance that allows your hitch to release when you need it to.
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Teufelberger epiCORD 9.3mm Hitch Cord
epiCORD is the latest hitch cord in the TEUFELBERGER range. epiCORD has a tight cover of polyester and technora which gives it the necessary heat resistance but is flexible enough to let you tie hitches easily. The core of epiCORD is a blend of technora and dyneema braided in a special balance that allows your hitch to release when you need it to.
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Teufelberger Ocean Polyester 10mm Hitch Cord
The mantle of Ocean Polyester 10mm was developed to cope with extreme point loading on racing yacht winches. The need for both heat tolerance and grip is perfectly catered for by the combination of Aramid and Polyester, characteristics that are required in the cover of a friction hitch cord too.
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Teufelberger Ocean Polyester 8mm Hitch Cord
The mantle of Ocean Polyester 10mm was developed to cope with extreme point loading on racing yacht winches. The need for both heat tolerance and grip is perfectly catered for by the combination of Aramid and Polyester, characteristics that are required in the cover of a friction hitch cord too.
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Teufelberger Sirius Reep Schnur 10mm
Sirius Reep Schnur from Teufelberger is the classic Prusik cord used in European tree care. Continual product development has made this robust kernmantle rope with a 32-plait polyester sheath ideal for a wide range of work at height applications. Its combination of good knotability and flexibility ensure supreme ease of handling.
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Teufelberger Sirius Reep Schnur 8mm
Sirius Reep Schnur from Teufelberger is the classic Prusik cord used in European tree care. Continual product development has made this robust kernmantle rope with a 32-plait polyester sheath ideal for a wide range of work at height applications. Its combination of good knotability and flexibility ensure supreme ease of handling.
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Yale R.I.N.G. 10.5mm Rope
R.I.N.G Rope was designed in collaboration with scientists conducting survey work on remote volcanic islands in the Pacific. R.I.N.G Rope is engineered with superior durability and ease of inspection in mind. The modified Technora over-braid is designed to maximize cut and abrasion resistance. Inside, you’ll find a modified Kernmantle construction. The red polyester sub-sleeve is easily identifiable if the rope becomes compromised due to wear and tear. If the red damage indicator is exposed, just remember – “Red-Is-No-Go!”
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Yale R.I.N.G. 11.5mm Rope
R.I.N.G Rope was designed in collaboration with scientists conducting survey work on remote volcanic islands in the Pacific. R.I.N.G Rope is engineered with superior durability and ease of inspection in mind. The modified Technora over-braid is designed to maximize cut and abrasion resistance. Inside, you’ll find a modified Kernmantle construction. The red polyester sub-sleeve is easily identifiable if the rope becomes compromised due to wear and tear. If the red damage indicator is exposed, just remember – “Red-Is-No-Go!”
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$2.99
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