Shock Cord

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First quality, multi stranded, elastic natural rubber is used for the core with polyester, nylon and polypropylene used as standard sheathing.

British standard shock cord are also manufactured with a rot proof cotton or Nomex© outer sheath to British Standard 3F70 or3F71 both being high specification aerospace standards required for defence and aviation industries.

We offer single cover shock cord and also composite construction double cover in cotton, standard multifilament yarns and also monofilament polyethylene or polypropylene. We are able to supply a large number of NSN assemblies and cord.

Technical Information

Core
Cover
Raw Material
Rubber
Polypropylene
Specific Gravity
0.902
1.38
Resistance to Acid
Yes
Resistance to Alkali
Yes
Resistance to UV
Yes
Resistance to Heat
^170C
^230C

Data Sheet

Diameter (mm)
Weight (kg/100)
Breaking Strain (kg)
3
0.7
N/A
4
1.2
N/A
5
2.0
N/A
6
3.0
N/A
7
3.8
N/A
8
5.0
N/A
10
8.2
N/A
12
11.0
N/A

Features & Benefits

  • High quality multi-filament rubber core
  • European quality polypropylene coloured cover
  • Very high extension levels
  • Longevity delivered through quality materials
  • Bright colour range for ease of identification
  • Reliability and durability

Typical Applications

  • Leisure Marine
  • Equestrian
  • Agriculture
  • Transportation
  • Automotive