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Access Rope

The access rope manufactured by National Braiding is registered under the brand name of “Arresta”. ARRESTA® Rope is manufactured for use in the access rope, construction and all other difficult to access industries.

ARRESTA® ropes are produced from high tensile polyester and polyamide to meet local (SABS) and international standards (EN 1891:1998 / AS 4142.3 1993) of height safety.

ARRESTA® ropes are available in a standard range of colours and can be supplied in join free packaging from 30m to 400m. ARRESTA® Ropes can be clearly identified by the regulatory external and internal identity markers, according to the relevant standard applicable. These markers provide product traceability.

All ARRESTA® ropes are durable and tested to conform to the most stringent quality specifications. ARRESTA® ropes are coiled or spooled and supplied in shrink wrapped packages including instructions on the care, handling and treatment of your rope, thus allowing for an optimum lifespan of your ARRESTA® rope.

Technical Reference for ARRESTA® Rope
• Standard EN 1891:1998 / AS 4142.3 1993

How to take Care of Your Rope

ARRESTA® Rope Key Features

• Conforms to required safety standards and specifications
• External and internal identity markers
• On site testing ability
• Join free packaging – 30m to 400m
• Low elongation
• Low sheath slippage
• Knotability factor
• Fall arrest peak force accordance
• Static strength compliance

Unit of Measure for the Impact of Force
ARRESTA® Rope Uses
ARRESTA® Ropes are supplied to a variety of industries :
• Difficult access
• Industrial – refineries, chemical
• Electrical – pylons
• Carpentry and roofing
• Construction
• Mining
• Fire, rescue and evacuation safety rope
• Tree working
• Aerial
• Climbing and mountaineering
• Cleaning services
• Sporting activities like climbing rope ski lifts

Associated Partners
One of the NBI’s key distributors of ARRESTA® Rope is
Fall Prevention Technologies CC.

ARRESTA® Rope (Q3891 11mm) Comparison to EN1891:1998 Standards




The ARRESTA® Rope range is manufactured in accordance with the following quality management system :
• ISO 9001:2008

Certain ropes are also CE accredited.

The in-house laboratory, where continuous product testing during the manufacturing process is done, allows for consistent quality and specification adherence. NBI has the ability to perform on-site testing of all ARRESTA® Ropes to ensure specification conformity.


Yarns used in the manufacture of ARRESTA® Ropes, are of superior quality, thus producing product of excellent performance abilities. ARRESTA® ropes are produced from high tensile polyester and polyamide to meet local (SABS) and international standards (EN 1891:1998 / AS 4142.3 1993). Key focus on all testing of the rope lines are to ensure that every rope is safe to use.