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FOUNDED: 1920

MISSION STATEMENT

The Cordage Institute is and international association of rope, twine, and related manufacturers, their suppliers, and affiliated industries. It’s mission is to create value for it’s members by educating product users, the standards writing community, government agencies, and other entities on the proper use of industry products through the dissemination of standards.

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STANDARDS/PUBLICATIONS

Reference CI 1905-07 Synthetic Roundslings for rated load tables for synthetic roundslings.

Always refer to the manufacturers specifications/specified rated load tables.

 

Rope Standards

  • CI-1201 – Fiber Ropes, General Standard
  •  CI-1301 – Polypropylene Fiber Rope – 3-Strand and 8-Strand Constructions
  •  CI-1302A – Polyester/Polyolefin Fiber Rope – 3-Strand Constructions
  •  CI-1303 – Nylon (Polyamide) Fiber Rope – 3-Strand and 8-Strand Constructions
  •  CI-1304 – Polyester (PET) Fiber Rope – 3-Strand and 8-Strand Constructions
  •  CI-1305 – Standard: Polyester (PET) Fiber Rope – 12-Strand Single Braid Construction
  •  CI-1308 – Standard: Manila Fiber Rope – 3-Strand Laid Construction
  •  CI-1309 – Sisal Rope – 3-Strand Construction
  •  CI-1310 – Nylon (Polyamide) Fiber Rope – High Performance Double Braid Construction
  •  CI-1311 – Polyester (PET) Fiber Rope – High Performance Double Braid Construction
  •  CI-1312 – Standard: Nylon (Polyamide) Fiber Rope – 12-Strand Single Braid Construction

Solid Braid Standards

  • CI-1320 – Multifilament Polypropylene (MFP) Fiber Cord/Rope – Solid Braid Construction
  •  CI-1321 – Nylon (Polyamide) Fiber Cord/Rope – Solid Braid Construction
  •  CI-1322 – Polyester (PET) Fiber Cord Rope – Solid Braid Construction

Additional Standards

  • CI-1202 – Terminology for Fiber Rope
  • CI 1203 – Hardness Values – 3 and 8-Strand Lay Fiber Ropes
  • CI-1401 – Safer Use of Fiber Rope
  • CI-1500 – Test Methods for Fiber Rope
  • CI 1501 – Hardness Test Method – 3 and 8-Strand Fiber Rope
  • CI-1502 – Test Methods for Reduced Recoil Risk Rope
  • CI-1503 – Test Method for Yarn-on-Yarn Abrasion
  • CI 1601 – Standard: Nylon (Polyamide) Twine, Twisted and Braided
  • CI-1620 – Synthetic (Polyolefin) Agricultural Twine
  • CI-1801 – Low Stretch/Static Kernmantle Safety Rope
  • CI-1803 – Kernmantle Accessory Cords for Life Safety Applications
  • CI 1805 – Standard: 3-Strand Life Safety Rope – Moderate Stretch
  • CI-1900 – High Performance Copolymer (PP/PE) Fiber Rope – 3-Strand Laid and 8-Strand Plaited Constructions
  • CI-1901 – High Performance Copolymer (PP/PE) Fiber Rope – 12-Strand Braid Construction
  • CI 1903 – Aramid Fiber Rope – 4-Strand Construction – Reduced Recoil Risk
  • CI 1904 – HMPE Fiber Rope – 4-Strand Construction – Reduced Recoil Risk
  • CI 1905 – Synthetic Roundslings
  • CI 1906 – Standard: HMPE Fiber Rope – High Strength – 12-Strand Braid Construction
  • CI 1907 – Standard: HMPE Fiber Rope – Extra High Strength – 12-Strand Braid Construction
  • CI 1908 – Standard: HMPE Fiber Rope – 12-Strand Construction – Reduced Recoil Risk
  • CI-2001 – Fiber Rope Inspection and Retirement Criteria
  • CI-2002 – Determination of Cordage Institute Minimum Breaking Strengths
  • CI-2003 – Fibers for Cable, Rope and Twine
  • CI-2005 – Inspection of Kernmantle Ropes for Life Safety Applications
  • CI-2009N – Guideline: Performance Requirements for Marine Grade Nylon Yarn for Fiber Rope
  • CI-2009P – Performance Requirements for Marine Grade Polyester Yarn for Fiber Rope
  • CI 2010 – Guideline: Coatings and Finishes for Ropes
  • CI 2100 – Guideline: Eye Splice – 3-Strand Fiber Rope
  • CI 2102 – Guideline: Double Braided Rope Eye Splice

 

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