This tarp cordage is made of ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (HMPE),
HMWPE is a safer alternative to wire rope and is better value for money. It is extremely high-strength, lightweight, high abrasion resistance and low stretch
HMWPE fiber provides excellent solutions in outdoor sporting by floats and absorbs almost no water, popular with water applications; 7-8x stronger than steel by weight ratio, yielding extremely high strength in compact and lightweight. Weighs much less than nylon and polyester, also much less bulky, convenient for outdoor carry.
It’s a material that’s commonly used to make body armor, climbing ......
This is an 8 strand hollow braid cordage. The diameter is 1.5mm and breaking strength of 250 pounds.