Strength of Monofilament Line for 50 ft Balloon Arch

by Carol
(Michigan)

What weight of Monofilament line do I need to make a helium filled balloon arch about 50 ft long?

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Monofilament Line for Balloon Arch
by: Margit

Hi Carol,

Monofilament or fishing line comes in strengths from 2lb up to 80lb. For most designs a weight of 25lb is sufficient. However, for an arch about 50ft long, I would suggest you use monofilament line with 50lb test weight.

Good luck with your arch.

And as always, we would love to see a photo of your balloon decoration (it does not have to be from a wedding, pictures from birthday parties or other events are welcome too).

Margit

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