Strong, durable design with hard natural fibers. It's strength is about 20% less than manila ropes. It also has excellent resistance to sunlight, little stretch and good knot-holding ability. Weather resistant design offers a long-lasting use. It's widely used in navigation, petroleum exploitation, mining, fishing, lumbering, architecture, communication and civil use. Used on cat scratching posts. Sisal fibers are Anti static, does not attract or trap dust particles and does not absorb moisture or water easily. It exhibits good sound and impact absorbing properties. Its leaves can be treated with natural borax for fire resistance properties. Sisal Fiber is exceptionally durable with a low maintenance with minimal wear and tear. It is Recyclable.