The Different Types of Twine: Polypropylene vs. Natural

Polypropylene Tying TwineNatural twine is made out of hemp, cotton, flax, silk or sisal. Usually these types of twine can see in coated and uncoated varieties and mostly the uncoated types give much more traction than the coated ones. It depends on the materials quality that has been used; natural twine is cheaper but little expensive than the synthetic variety. Natural twine is appreciated for 100% biodegradable and pollution free, high durability, anti abrasive properties.

Polypropylene twine is made from materials like acrylic, nylon and polypropylene. These types of twine are mostly found in the coated version that makes them sturdier because of their water-resistant ability. Fishing twine is an example of synthetic twine used in activities that require water immersion. Synthetic twine is an inexpensive. It is resistant to water, oil, rot, and abrasion. Synthetic twine is ideal for use as baler, binder, or lumberyard tying twine. It can be cut to length and used in the display or advertising, toy or sporting goods industries. Synthetic twine comes in a wide range of sizes and strengths, which make it the most economical tying, twine available. This twine mostly used in the fishing, construction and electrical industries.

Polypropylene twine is an economical; all-purpose twine made from polypropylene yarns and is plied and extruded into various sizes to add either yield or strength. The twine is typically put-up in 10 Lb. center pull cartons. There are 4 of these 10 Lb. boxes to a master carton. This twine is a very popular general purpose tying twine and is ideal for baler, binder, or lumberyard twines. It can be also used as a tie down for tarps, banners or cover, and has been also used as a “fish-line” in certain electrical applications. It is available in a variety of sizes and strengths with a variety of popular sizes and uses in this industry.

So if you’re looking for twine, you can get both the natural and Polypropylene twines at different packaging retail outlets. So far the best has been voted to be Packaging Supplies, which provides a variety of different twines, especially high quality Polypropylene that you can get at many places (at least for the price that they are offering). So it really doesn’t matter what your twine needs are, you can go to Packaging Supplies and check out all their great stuff that you can find useful on your next “twining project”.


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