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Synthetic Winch Rope

√ only 1/8 weight of steel wire rope
√ flexible and very easy to handle
√ High Tensile Strength
√ easy to splice
√ a safer alternative to steel wire rope and chain


Rehoboth Synthetic Winch Rope is made from 12 strands of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE), providing exceptional tensile strength. It is lighter, stronger and smarter than traditional steel wire rope, perfect for use in Truck, JEEP, UTV and ATV Winches etc.

Customer Testimonial


Rehoboth synthetic winch rope is a great wire rope alternative and a lot of benefits are provided:

• High breaking Strength, maximum strength with lightest weight
• Good abrasion resistance
• Less than one-eighth the weight of steel wire rope

• Tremendous stability against UV light
• Resistant to chemicals
• No corrosion
• Will not kink
• Two times longer life and easy handling

• Easy to splice and inspect
• it stores very little energy which makes it safer if broken
• Good replacement for wire rope & other synthetic fiber Rope like nylon, polyester


Up to 800%

Lighter than steel wire rope of the same size

Up to 300%

Easier to handle and splice, requiring less time

Up to 900%

Weight for weight, stronger than steel rope.


◎ Material: high quality UHMWPE fiber
◎ Specific Gravity: 0.975
◎ Elongation Percentage: 3%~5%
◎ Melting Point : 150º C
◎ Water Absorption: None
◎ UV Resistance: Excellet
◎ Abrasion Resistance: Excellent
◎ Chemical Resistance: Very Good
◎ MBL:Minimum Breaking Load
◎ Other sizes are available upon request
◎ Custom lengths available.


error %
Breaking Strength
Breaking Strength
5 13/16 1.70 16.62 ± 5% 2.00 19.00
8 5/16 4.10 40.00 ± 5% 6.35 63.00
9 23/64 5.10 50.5 ± 5% 7.83 78.00
9.5 3/8 5.60 55.75 ± 5% 8.32 83.00
10 13/32 6.10 61.00 ± 5% 9.32 93.00
12 1/2 8.80 87.00 ± 5% 12.12 121.00
14 9/16 12.00 119.00 ± 5% 15.40 153.00
16 5/8 15.50 151.00 ± 5% 20.60 205.00
18 3/4 19.00 190.00 ± 5% 23.90 238.00
20 13/16 23.00 225.00 ± 5% 28.99 238.00
22 7/8  28.00  276.00 ± 5% 33.00 322.00

Note: other sizes are available upon request and custom winch rope can be made as well.



Twist(spin) the synthetic uhmwpe(known as dyneema)fibers into yarns


Twist the finished yarns into strands


12 strands are twisted into rope

Rope Coating

The glue coating makes the fibers fit more tightly, enhances the wear resistance, improve Tensile Strength, provide excellent UV stability offer protection against salt, chemical and Impacts make the rope into various colors

Rope Drying

Ensure complete drying of synthetic rope for winch through indoor drying and outdoor drying.

Eyes Splice

Cut the finished ropes into desired length, then make the eyes splice. You can also add the thimble and hook to it.


We ensure only qualified ropes are released from our warehouse

10MM Breaking Strength: 91.5KN
12MM Breaking Strength: 131.3KN
14MM Breaking Strength: 170.1KN
For rope test videos, check our YOUTUBE channel


One of the biggest advantages of synthetic winch rope is its weight. Synthetic rope is up to 80% lighter than traditional steel cable, which means less weight to carry and less strain on your winch. Additionally, synthetic rope is easier to handle and splice, making it a more convenient option.

Yes, in most cases, UHMWPE synthetic rope can be used with any winch. However, it’s important to make sure your winch has a compatible winch drum and fairlead for synthetic rope before making the switch.

While synthetic winch cable has many advantages, there are some downsides to consider. One of the most significant is its susceptibility to UV damage, which can weaken the rope over time. Additionally, synthetic rope can be more prone to abrasion and can melt under extreme heat or friction.

Yes, synthetic winch rope can be just as strong, if not stronger, than steel winch rope. However, the strength of the rope will depend on its size and material. Always consult the manufacturer’s recommendations and specifications to determine the right size rope for your winch.

For a 12000 lb winch, a 3/8 inch diameter UHMWPE winch line is typically recommended.

The lifespan of UHMWPE winch cable will depend on how it is used and maintained. With proper care, synthetic rope can last for several years. However, exposure to UV rays, abrasion, and other factors can shorten the rope’s lifespan.

Yes, UHMWPE winch rope can be used with a roller fairlead. However, some experts recommend using a hawse fairlead with synthetic rope to reduce the risk of abrasion.

Yes, synthetic rope can get wet. However, it’s important to properly dry and clean the rope after use to prevent mold and mildew.

The main disadvantage of synthetic winch rope is its susceptibility to UV damage and abrasion. Additionally, UHMWPE rope is more expensive than traditional steel cable.

First of all, our equipment has the function of automatic detection, when there is a process problem there will be an alarm.

Secondly, we have appearance inspection process to check whether the coloring and the appearance of the product meet the standard requirements.

Finally, we will sample each batch of rope for internal break tensile testing or entrust a third-party to test. to eliminate the flow of unqualified products and ensure that only qualified synthetic winch rope can be shipped to customers.

The most common danger when handling synthetic rope is the risk of injury from a rope snapback. Always wear proper protective gear and take precautions to avoid rope recoil.

Synthetic rope can be sealed with a heat gun or other heat source. This will help prevent fraying and prolong the rope’s lifespan.

3/16 synthetic winch rope has a breaking strength of around 5000 pounds, making it suitable for lighter winch applications.

Yes, synthetic rope can freeze in cold temperatures. However, it’s important to note that synthetic rope is less prone to freezing than traditional steel cable, which can become stiff and difficult to manage in extreme cold.

While synthetic rope can be used with a roller fairlead, many experts recommend using a hawse fairlead with synthetic rope to reduce the risk of abrasion.

Putting a damper on a winch cable is a safety precaution to reduce the risk of injury in case of a rope snapback. The damper helps absorb some of the energy and slow down the recoil

A 12000 lb winch can typically pull a load of up to 12000 pounds, provided that the winch is properly rated and equipped with the appropriate winch rope or cable.

No, not all synthetic winch ropes are the same. Different materials, weaves, and coatings can affect the rope’s strength, durability, and handling characteristics. Always consult the manufacturer’s specifications and choose a rope that is appropriate for your needs.

No, an aluminum fairlead is not necessary for synthetic rope. However, some experts recommend using a hawse fairlead with synthetic rope to reduce the risk of abrasion.

To respool a winch with synthetic rope, start by pulling the rope out and laying it flat. Then, slowly wind the rope back onto the winch drum, taking care to ensure that the rope is properly aligned and under tension.

Attaching a winch drum to synthetic rope typically involves splicing the rope onto the drum. This requires some specialized tools and techniques, so it’s best to consult a professional or instructional guide before attempting this yourself.

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