Revisiting rope abrasion tests: single vs double strands of rope supporting 72kg.
Rope technicians have access to more instructional opportunities than ever before. Courses, books, online references, and videos mean that skills including speed rope ascents, passing knots, use of new devices, etc are now common. However, one thing
There is no standardised test for rope abrasion so a method was devised at RopeLab to attempt to compare ropes. It must be stated clearly that it would be very difficult to model or make general assumptions