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Crowd Control

Portable Rope Post System

Cordon off a crowd

Protect new plantings

Guard an exhibit

Decrease Liability

Form Orderly Lines

Mark overflow parking

Surround a construction site

Mark a path or trail

Rugged, Heavy Duty Construction

No exposed sharp tops

Solid 5/8" diameter steel post

Non-marring, fused-on polyethylene coating

Quickly installed aand removed

Single or double loop style

Weather resistant powder coated finish

Fast & Easy Crowd Control

"The Friendly Way"

  • Built to withstand the abuse of the elements
  • Accepts up to 1" diameter rope or warning tape
  • No exposed sharp tops
  • Placement of posts can conform to any shape area
  • 12' - 15' spacing is optimal, can easily be spaced farther apart for your application
  • Quickly installed and removed

Standard color is Black - Custom colors available on order of 100+, call for quote.

Due to the size and weight, shipping needs to be quoted.


In-Ground Post
No Foot Bar
Single Loop
5.60 lbs.
With Foot Bar
Double Loop
6.75 lbs.

Thousands already in use

Military Facilities
Colleges & Universities
Exhibition Areas
Golf Courses
Convention Centers
Theme & Water Parks
School Districts
Park & Recreation Departments
Air Shows
Boy's & Girl's Clubs
Health Clubs
Shopping Malls
Chamber of Commerce

Crowd Control Rope

The best crowd control ropes are hollow braided from polyethylene fibers. The rope is visible, easily spliced and spooled. The diameters are measured in the relaxed position in any cross section of the rope.

1/4" Crowd Control Rope
1/2" Crowd Control Rope
1/2" Crowd Control Rope


Standard colors are green, white, yellow or combination. Also available with a reflective strand for night applications.
Custom colors are available by calling 763-263-9835.

Machovec also carries polypropylene barrier rope. This Barrier rope has two yellow strands, with the third strand choice of either magenta or black.

Polypropylene Barrier Rope
Diameter Reel Length/Unit Standard Weight/Unit Avg Break Strength Longest Length
1/4" 1,200' 13.8 1,270 25,300
1/4" 600' 6.9 1,270 25,300
5/16" 1,200' 21.6 1,920 5,600
5/16" 600' 10.8 1,920 5,600
3/8" 600' 15.6 2,550 3,600
7/16" 600' 21.0 3,515 7,900
1/2" 600' 27.6 4,090 6,100
5/8" 600' 43.2 6,985 8,000
3/4" 600' 62.4 9,400 5,700