New England KMIII Safety Rope


An exceptional static rope for rappelling, caving, rescue, fixed-rope applications, hauling, and life-safety applications. Made in the U.S.A.


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KM-III’s unique polyester sheath differentiates KM-III from other static ropes. The polyester sheath is balanced with a nylon core to limit rotation, bouncing, and stretch with exceptional UV resistance. KM-III is NFPA and CE approved, and comes with an NFPA certification tag and CE labels. This is one of the most durable static ropes available with the handling and knotability you expect from New England (TEUFELBERGER). The sheath of the KMIII is made with a 32 carrier sheath design. 32 carriers provide a middle ground between a stiffer, durable 16 carrier design but its harder to work with and a 48 carrier design that is softer and easier to work with but is not as durable. KMIII combines the better characteristics of both which allows for an incredibly smooth sheath, higher tensile strengths, and superior handling characteristics.


  • 32-Strand sheath for optimum sheath / core ratio
  • Polyester over Nylon with a balanced torque free construction
  • excellent handling and knot holding characteristics
  • high abrasion resistance
  • excellent UV protection


Diameter:3/8" (9.5 mm)7/16" (11 mm)1/2" (13 mm)5/8" (14.5 mm)
NFPA:"T" Technical Use"T" Technical Use"G" General Use"G" General Use
MBS:6,070 lbf. (27 kN)7,900 lbf. (35 kN)10350 lbf. (46 kN)11460 lbf. (50.9 kN)
Elongation:at 300 lbf. (1.35 kN) 3.6%at 300 lbf. (1.35 kN) 2.9%at 300 lbf. (1.35 kN) 2.7%
at 600 lbf. (2.7 kN) 6.5%at 600 lbf. (2.7 kN) 5.1%at 600 lbf. (2.7 kN) 4.5%
at 1,000 lbf. (4.4 kN) 9.5%at 1,000 lbf. (4.4 kN) 8.0%at 1,000 lbf. (4.4 kN) 6.8%
Weight:2.2 oz. per yard2.9 oz. per yard4 oz. per yard5.2 oz. per yard


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