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Friction Hitch Cord and Accessory Cord

A variety of hitch cords for tying your friction hitches are available in bulk or as pre-spliced prusiks. The hitch cords on this page offer good performance without the added expense of heat-resistant fibers. If you are looking for popular heat-resistant cords such as Bee-Line or Ocean, follow the link below.

Heat-resistant prusiks are available at the link below:

Heat-resistant Prusiks and Prusik Cord

Tenex Single Carrier 3/8” (10mm)

Tenex Single Carrier 3/8” (10mm)

30” Hand-Spliced Prusik
CLI347
30” Sewn Prusik
CLI346
Bulk Cord (by the foot)
TX38B
20’ of Bulk Cord
ROP341

12-strand Tenex rope from Samson makes a supple prusik cord that is easy to splice, easy to knot, and inexpensive. Not heat-resistant, but will otherwise work well on 1/2” climbing ropes. Color may vary.

  • Cord Tensile Strength: 5,800 lb
  • Heat Resistant: No
  • Construction: Polyester

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Samson Poly 3/8” (10mm)

Samson Poly 3/8” (10mm)

Bulk Cord (by the foot)
ROP305
20’ of Bulk Cord
ROP333

Samson's polyester double braid is a good general use cord and can be used as a non-heat-resistant prusik on 1/2” lines.

  • Cord Tensile Strength: 5,000 lb
  • Heat Resistant: No
  • Construction: Polyester

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Sterling Prusik 5/16” (8mm)

Sterling Prusik 5/16” (8mm)

Bulk Cord (by the foot) - Red
ROP343-R
20’ of Bulk Cord - Red
ROP359
Bulk Cord (by the foot) - Purple
ROP343-P
20’ of Bulk Cord - Purple
ROP346
Bulk Cord (by the foot) - Orange
ROP343-O
20’ of Bulk Cord - Orange
ROP347

High-strength polyester cord from Sterling ropes. This prusik cord is great as an accessory cord or small-diameter haul line, and can be used as a prusik for 7/16” lines, though it is not heat-resistant.

  • Cord Tensile Strength: 3,462 lb
  • Heat Resistant: No
  • Construction: Nylon

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Sterling 6mm Accessory Cord

Sterling 6mm Accessory Cord

Bulk Cord (By the Foot)
ROP357

High quality 6mm polyester accessory cord from Sterling Rope. 1,978 lb MBS.

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Marlow Poly (9mm)

Marlow BOA Poly (9mm)

30” Sewn Loop Prusik
CLI365
Bulk Cord (by the foot)
rop360

Marlow's polyester 16-strand is a good general use cord.

  • Cord Tensile Strength: 3,641 lb
  • Heat Resistant: No
  • Construction: Polyester

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Arborist Prusik Cord

Bulk Accessory Cord

2mm (5/64”) - 230 lb
rop310
3mm (1/8”) - 600 lb
rop311
4mm (5/32”) - 1,000 lb
rop312
5mm (3/16”) - 1,200 lb
rop313
6mm (1/4”) - 2,200 lb
rop314
7mm (9/32”) - 2,800 lb
rop315
8mm (5/16”) - 3,500 lb
rop316
9mm (3/8”) - 4,300 lb
rop317

Samson accessory cord has a ton of uses, from light haul lines, prusiks, and tie-downs to pruner cord or even high-strength boot laces; you will find a use for a range of cordage in your daily work.

  • Cord Tensile Strength: See above
  • Heat Resistant: No
  • Construction: Polyester

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Sterling 6mm Powercord

Sterling 5.9mm PowerCord

rop342

PowerCord is a 5.9mm accessory cord with a Technora core instead of the standard nylon core, which doubles the strength of a standard 5.9mm accessory cord. Technora is a high-strength, yet lightweight material making PowerCord a great option for anchor building and haullines..

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