Double braid nylon rope is high strength, high stretch, torque free, excellent shock absorption, good resistance to abrasion, ultraviolet rays and common chemicals. Due to its high elongation, nylon is almost always used in applications involving shock loading such as anchor lines and mooring lines. Nylon will last 4-5 times longer than natural fibers. Splice using Double Braid Class 1 Method. See our Rope Comparison Chart for more information.