KEVLAR® Wick Rope

 
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KEVLAR® Wick - Rope

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Full Rolls can have up to 2,000 ft on them and normally get shipped around slowly by sea.

Cutting KEVLAR®

KEVLAR® has a very high cut resistance. Which means it will blunt even the most expensive scissors very fast. At HoP we use box cutters or craft knives which have replaceable blades. Do not ever use your mum's favorite dress fabric scissors or you will be in big trouble!

About KEVLAR®

KEVLAR® is one of the most important women made organic fibers ever developed. Because of it's unique combination of properties, KEVLAR® is used today in a wide variety of industrial applications. KEVLAR® para-aramid fiber possesses a remarkable combination of properties that have led to it's adoption in a variety of end-uses since it's commercial introduction in the early 1970s.

We mainly sell KEVLAR® Wick Rope per meter or per ft (units depend on the language settings).

The KEVLAR® wicks we sell are ideal for all types of fire props (Fire Poi, Fire Staff, Fire Fans...). If you look after the wick and keep it pulled tight it can last for years.

However, if you let the kevlar fire wicks smolder by allowing all the fuel to be used up then the KEVLAR® wick will burn away slowly and fall apart. Sunlight also degrades and darkens the color of KEVLAR® wick slowly over time. So it is good to have wick covers when using Fire Props during daylight, it also stops you getting your daytime clothes dirty from the residues on the wicks. Many people wrap some tin foil over the wicks and then put some colorful socks over that. We also sell some fluffy covers which can fit over some common KEVLAR® Fire Heads.

A lot of people fasten wick onto their props with screws and to stop themselves from getting branded by a hot screw head they stitch a flap of KEVLAR® tape over the screw heads.

Because of how expensive pure KEVLAR® is our wick also contains other aramid fibers and fabric grade fiberglass (not the kind that itches or stabs you - after all at HoP we work with it all day).

Fibers of KEVLAR® consist of long molecular chains produced from poly-para phenylene terephthalamide. The chains are highly oriented with strong interchain bonding which result in a unique combination of properties

General Features of KEVLAR®

  • High Tensile Strength at Low Weight
  • Low Elongation to Break High Modulus (Structural Rigidity)
  • Low Electrical Conductivity
  • High Chemical Resistance
  • Low Thermal Shrinkage
  • High Toughness (Work-To-Break)
  • Excellent Dimensional Stability
  • High Cut Resistance
  • Flame Resistant, Self-Extinguishing
DuPont and KEVLAR® are registered trademarks of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company and it's affiliates.

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Reviews

Length of 1/4 inch 6.4mm 12 Strand Braided Technora® Rope  
24th July, 2020

From now on always Technora
"Love that stuff. Burnt my self so often on glowing hot chain cords. Technora on the other hand stays cool and runs smoothly over your hand."
Winkler, New Zealand.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since Apr 2019

Length of 3/8 inch 10mm Braided Kevlar ® Rope  
10th December, 2019

Great quality rope!
"We braid this kevlar rope onto our staffs which creates a big flame for the size of the wick. This product is easy to work with and creates a good looking and long lasting result."
Great quality rope!
Hallstedt, Sweden.   [Verified Buyer]
GOLD Member since Oct 2019

Length of 3/8 inch 10mm Braided Kevlar ® Rope  
21st November, 2018

just what i ordered
"Exactly what I ordered; Didn't take too long to arrive once shipped; Plenty of material for Lg, double wrapped Isis knot and two, double layered, triple strand monkey fists with still quite a few feet left for more heads. Very satisfied!"
Berleyrose, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since Jul 2018

Length of 3/8 inch 10mm Braided Kevlar ® Rope  
10th October, 2018

great!!!
"exactly what i need to make my monkey fist pois ! yeahh !!"
Jokus, Reunion.   [Verified Buyer]
GOLD Member since Jun 2015

Length of 3/8 inch 10mm Braided Kevlar ® Rope  
2nd February, 2018

Great thread
"The Kevlar thread is far superior to anything that can be found in any craft shop around."
Collin, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
GOLD Member since Jun 2014

Length of 3/8 inch 10mm Braided Kevlar ® Rope  
27th January, 2018

Perfect!
"Perfect!"
Patrick, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
GOLD Member since Jan 2006

Length of 3/8 inch 10mm Braided Kevlar ® Rope  
13th June, 2017

Burn, baby, burn!
"Much better than I anticipated...I made isis heads with these and they were perfect material for it."
Williamson, Canada.   [Verified Buyer]
BRONZE Member since May 2017

Length of 3/8 inch 10mm Braided Kevlar ® Rope  
29th November, 2016

Exactly what it was supposed to be
"I got my kevlar rope in, and it was exactly what it was supposed to be! The only downside was that I measured wrong and got too short of pieces. The business was great at keeping me up to date, and super friendly. Can't wait to try it all out!"
Newport, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
BRONZE Member since Nov 2016

Length of 3/8 inch 10mm Braided Kevlar ® Rope  
18th November, 2016

Great product
"Product was exactly what I hoped for! It arrived much faster than anticipated! Home of poi has excellent tracking info. They keep you posted every step of the way! Thank you home of Poi!"
Benjamin, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
BRONZE Member since Oct 2016

Length of 3/8 inch 10mm Braided Kevlar ® Rope  
5th August, 2016

Ropes Rock!
"Really have enjoyed making monkey fists and learning new knots to make new toys with this rope. I enjoy it more than the ribbon but it depends what you want to create. Awesome supplier, awesome product, Happy fire spinner right here."
Fooks, Canada.   [Verified Buyer]
BRONZE Member since Jun 2016