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Fibrous Rope

NSN: 4020-00-231-9012 | Model: TR605
ITAR Registered seal

An assemblage of fibers or filaments (includes natural or synthetic fibers with the exception of asbestos) in the form of a continuous cylindrical length, 1/8 inch (3.175 mm) or over in diameter. It is stranded construction made by twisting or laying together 3 or more strands in which each successive twist direction is in the opposite direction to the preceding twist. See also twine, fibrous; and cord, fibrous. Excludes items with fittings or loop ends; houseline; ratline; rope, asbestos; roundline; seizing stuff; yacht marline; rope; wire; and fiber (as modified).

NSN Properties and Flags
NATO Stock Number
Yes - ITAR Controlled
Fabrication Method
400.000 yards
Environmental Protection
Mildew resistant
Impregnation Material
Breaking Strength
6500.0 pounds
Material And Location
Hemp, manila, t-r-605, type m, class 2
Issue Form
Length Per Weight
5.130 feet per pound
Length Per Ten Turns
24.875 inches
2.500 inches
Strand Quantity
Breaking Strength
6500.0 pounds
Material And Location
Material Specification
T-r-605, type m, class 2 federal specification single material response
Nondefinitive Specification/std Data
M type and 2 class
Recent Solicitations
Solicitation Return by Date Buyer Code Quantity
SPE8EE20T0998 2020-03-26 PEPCE 44 CL
SPE8EE20T0656 2020-01-24 PEPCE 15 CL
SPE8EE20T0226 2019-11-25 PEPCE 39 CL
SPE8EE20T0120 2019-11-01 PEPCE 16 CL
SPE8EE20T0119 2019-11-01 PEPCE 8 CL
SPE8EE18T0509 2017-11-27 PEPCE 30 CL
SPE8EE17Q0234 2017-02-05 PEPCD 50 CL
SPE8EE16T2389 2016-07-11 PEPCE 31 CL

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NSN 4020-00-231-9012 Datasheet

Supply Class (FSC):
Twine Cordage Fiber Rope
Cross Reference:
  • TR605
Cage Codes:
  • Federal Specifications (CAGE 81348)
  • 4020-00-231-9012 replaces 4020-00-273-9273
Schedule B & Trade:
  • Schedule B: 5607210000 (NAICS 314994)

    Twine, cordage rope & cable wh/not plaited/braided/impreg/covered or sheathed of sisal or other textile fibers genus agave binder or baler twine

  • SITC: 65751

    Twine, cordage, rope and cables, whether or not plaited or braided and whether or not impregnated, coated, covered or sheathed with rubber or plastics

  • End Use: 12600

    Cotton fiber cloth


N - Indicates there is no data in the hmirs and the nsn is in a fsc not generally suspected of containing hazardous materials.


A - Item does not contain precious metal.


- The item does not have a nuclear hardened feature or any other critical feature such as tolerance, fit restriction or application.

Freight Information:
  • NMFC:

    053390 - Cord/cordage/rope/etc

  • WCC:

    793 - Jack stays, shackle rings, anchors, chains

  • ADC:

    A - Shipment is not a consolidation and does not exceed 84 inches in any dimension.

  • ACC:

    K - Clothing, including clothing equipment (other than arms and chemical supplies) cordage, fabrics and leather, parachutes, etc.

  • SHC:

    R - Other or no special handling required (sh)

  • LTL:

    W - Rating variable

  • TCC:

    Z - No special type of cargo code applicable

NSN Management Codes:
  • SOS
  • AAC
  • Quantity per pack
  • Unit of Measure
  • Shelf Life
    36 mo.
  • Classification Control
  • Repariability
    This is a nonreparable item. if condemned or economically unserviceable, then dispose at the level authorized replace the item.

Questions & Answers:

What are the historical prices recorded for this stock number?
Historical data shows pricing from $1,702.58 to $2,837.63..
Does NSN 4020-00-231-9012 have a shelf life?
No. There is no shelf life applicable for this NSN.
What NATO entities are users of this NSN?
Department Of The Army, Department Of The Navy, U.s. Coast Guard, Poland, Spain, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Republic Of Korea, Portugal, Italy, Greece, and Turkey
What is the NIIN of NSN 4020-00-231-9012?
002319012 or 00-231-9012
Does NSN 4020-00-231-9012 require demilitarization?
Yes - ITAR Controlled
What is the most recent solicitation for NSN 4020-00-231-9012?
Solicitation SPE8EE20T0998 for qty 44 on 03/16/2020
When was this national stock number assigned to the federal catalog?
Jan 01, 1963