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KEVLAR® Wick - Rope

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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 fire wicks smoulder 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.). We mainly sell KEVLAR® Wick - Rope per meter or per ft (units depend on the language settings). 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 woman made organic fibers ever developed. Because of its 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 has led to its adoption in a variety of end-uses since its commercial introduction in the early 1970's.

Fibers of KEVLAR ® consist of long molecular chains produced from poly-paraphenylene 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 its affiliates.

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Reviews
3/8 inch Rope Wick 100ft  
5th January, 2018
Tough Stuff
"The is 3/8 kevlar Rope looks good. I am making some gnarly for sword with them, the burn test have been outstanding. Get stuff"
Sean Brandt, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
BRONZE Member since Dec 2017

3/4 inch Rope x Length  
4th January, 2018
3/4 Inch Kevlar Rope
"I got these for making some staves, great quality ropes for building a various range of fire props."
Kazi Tanveer Islam, Australia.   [Verified Buyer]
BRONZE Member since Mar 2014

3/8 inch Rope Wick 100ft  
30th December, 2017
as advertised
"its kelvar rope it was 100 ft i did cool things with it."
Kiran Schwaebe, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
BRONZE Member since Sep 2017

1/10 inch Diabolo Cord  
15th December, 2017
Perfect as usual.
"Perfect as usual."
Patrick Thomas, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
GOLD Member since Jan 2006

1 inch Rope x Length  
3rd October, 2017
Perfect
"As usual Home of Poi sent me high quality materials that were perfect for my needs. Good job guys."
Patrick Thomas, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
GOLD Member since Jan 2006

3/8 inch Rope Wick 100ft  
29th September, 2017
Conistant Quality Kevlar
"As always good quality Kevlar that matches precious orders and a special note of thanks to both Sam and Malcolm for your extremely helpful service to ensure I get my products"
Adrian Mcleish, Australia.   [Verified Buyer]
GOLD Member since Dec 2013

1/2 inch Rope x Length  
20th September, 2017
Perfect
"Packaging was loose within a plastic bag, but everything is alright. I'm very satisfied. Greetz."
Antonios Poupakis, Germany.   [Verified Buyer]
BRONZE Member since Aug 2017

3/8 inch Rope Wick 100ft  
1st September, 2017
cool stuck
"making them into nice knots, nice fire heads"
Po Ting Chen, Taiwan.   [Verified Buyer]
PLATINUM Member since Mar 2015

3/8 inch Rope Wick 100ft  
27th June, 2017
Let's do the trucker's hitch
"Let's tie this knot once and for all Flow artists all around the world Show me your rope!! Okay, seriously I use knots with rope wick and had lots of fun."
Scout On Fire!!, Taiwan.   [Verified Buyer]
PLATINUM Member since Oct 2016

3/8 inch Rope x Length  
13th June, 2017
Burn, baby, burn!
"Much better than I anticipated...I made isis heads with these and they were perfect material for it."
Michael Williamson, Canada.   [Verified Buyer]
BRONZE Member since May 2017

1/4 inch Rope x Length  
29th May, 2017
Great Kevlar
"Home of poi has the best Kevlar anywhere. Great quality. There Kevlar holds up amazing."
Blue Crow Talent, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since Mar 2017

3/8 inch Rope Wick 100ft  
22nd May, 2017
great value
"came right on time and excellent quality i highly recommend for other crafters"
Dylan Evans, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since Jun 2015

3/4 inch Rope x Length  
14th April, 2017
Good consistent quality
"Order was shipped pretty quickly. Nice quality product."
Denis Ignatov, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
BRONZE Member since Mar 2017

3/4 inch Rope x Length  
11th April, 2017
best Kevlar Rope
"We love this Kevlar Rope and we only work with the kevlar by Home of Poi. It s good qualitiy and well for Ropes and Snakes"
Petra Quednau, Germany.   [Verified Buyer]
GOLD Member since Jun 2010

3/4 inch Rope x Length  
12th March, 2017
great
"just what i needed"
Benjamin Cooper, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since May 2013

3/4 inch Rope x Length  
20th January, 2017
perfect rope...almost
"almost because the price.... should be sweetable to have it cheaper.. :) anyway the product is really top quality love it"
Mele Paolo, Italy.   [Verified Buyer]
BRONZE Member since Nov 2016

1/2 inch Rope x Length  
22nd December, 2016
Rope
"Best choice"
Koch, Poland.   [Verified Buyer]
BRONZE Member since Oct 2016

3/8 inch Rope x Length  
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!"
Steven Newport, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
BRONZE Member since Nov 2016

3/8 inch Rope x Length  
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 Cook, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
BRONZE Member since Oct 2016

1 inch Rope x Length  
5th November, 2016
rope wick
"Super excited to make new snakes!"
Zak Grenier, USA.   [Verified Buyer]
SILVER Member since May 2014