Sterling 2018 Work Workbook

Sterling's 2018 Work workbook is now available. Download the pdf copy from HERE or via the cover image below You will notice a slightly different format to this one, Sterling no longer have separate versions for arbor, or firefighting, or tactical applications, but have brought them all behind one cover, so all the information is in one place. The table of contents lists items by type of product and by type of use for ease of locating them. There are several new products in there for you to check out including: the new 1/2" diameter of the popular Scion climbing line for arboris...
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Sterling Rope – Freedom to Focus their inspirational new brand video

Time to grab a brew and take five. We are excited to share Sterlings new brand video! From Maine to Colorado, Salt Pump Climbing Co. to Arbor One Tree and Landscape, they shot some killer video and hung with some inspiring people. Check it out! (and def turn up the volume, it is an amazing track) Sterling designs products that enable pure focus. That allows the task at hand - to be the only task at hand. There are no questions. Only flow. So be bold. Be Courageous. And be Safe. Own the moment. You have the Freedom To Focus. #noquestionsonlyflow #freedomtofocus #sterlingrope #ghostofpa...
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New Product – Sterling WorkPro Static Rope – an entirely new approach to rope construction

For the WorkPro, Sterling have developed an entirely new approach to rope construction—one that makes for balanced elongation in the core and sheath so they share the load evenly. This makes the WorkPro Series stronger than other ropes of similar construction while retaining a small but important amount of elongation. Sterling's newest static rope is the direct result of a rigorous in-use testing and evaluation process with rope access professionals working in variable and harsh conditions. The final design incorporates their feedback and benefits from Sterling's extensive experience workin...
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How to work out the date of manufacture from Sterling’s Lot number

Date of manufacture for your climbing gear is worth recording, especially for 'soft' goods like ropes, harnesses, slings and prusiks, as materials can degrade over time. Since the introduction of the PPE laws in Europe manufacturers have been including instructions which give guidance on obsolescence timelines. Its typically around 10 years from date of manufacturer for nylon and polyester type products but does vary so check. Sterling's current Lot# system (introduced in 2015) makes it easy to ascertain the date of manufacture of an item. Lot#'s consist of 4 digits, the first 2 are the yea...
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Sterling Rope – Evolution Velocity 9.8

This rope has it all and is our most popular of the Evolution series. Just the right amount of stiffness, so your rope doesn't flop during critical clips and its silky smooth sheath withstands abrasion and slides effortlessly to reduce rope drag. This is the rope of choice for Chris Sharma and is what he uses for working the toughest routes. The Velocity is our best selling ??do it all? rope in the sub 10mm size range, great for sport, trad, steep ice, and hard mixed routes. The lightweight, durability and great handling on this rope makes it perfect for both novice climbers and experienced at...
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Sterling Rope – Fusion Ion

FEATURES of the Sterling Rope Fusion Ion 9.4mm Rope High performance, lightweight rope Distinctive sheath pattern Improved construction with a thicker sheath, lighter weight, and lower impact force Great for cragging and working projects Light enough to send hard redpoints SPECIFICATIONS of the Sterling Rope Fusion Ion 9.4mm Rope Diameter: 9.4mm UIAA Fall Rating: 5 Impact Force: 8.6kN to 8.1kN Static Elong.: 9.5% Dynamic Elng.: 35.7% Sheath Slippage: 0mm Weight: 57 grams per meter  
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Sterling Rope – About

Sterling Rope is the leading manufacturer of life safety rope, cord, and hardware. Made in the USA, Sterling has worked very hard to develop the best product for use in climbing, rope rescue, arbor, guiding, industrial safety, work access and OEM markets. We strive to be the front runner in innovation within the field and work closely with companies, both large and small, to develop superior products for their needs. Product development is the core of our business. Our R&D, engineering and quality control are scrutinized at every juncture to make sure we comply with standards througho...
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