This product is designed for industrial and commercial tying applications shwere a definite cost savings is available. It is strong, light weight, and rot resistant. The spiral wrap (33-100 - 33-111) works best for hand tying. It's construction resists unraveling and fraying after cutting. The split-flim (40-102 - 40-315)construction is specially designed for maching tying or where a soft construction is desired.