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Elastic Cord Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of elastic cord manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source elastic cord manufactures with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate elastic cord companies that will design, engineer, and manufacture elastic cords for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading elastic cord manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for elastic shock cords, round elastic cord, or elastic bands.

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Since our beginning in 1967, we have had experience designing, manufacturing and distributing the highest quality ropes and elastic cords. Ropes and cords are produced in all common fibers. With fibers such as cotton, nylon and polypropylene and hi-tech fibers such as Kevlar, CSR, a rope manufacturer, is sure to get you the rope you need, in various constructions and finishes.
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As at top ropes supplier, Ropes R Us is ready to help you find the exact rope for which you are looking. We often find that many of our customers are not really sure what they need. We have been able to offer assistance in providing the required products ourselves, or directing them to someone who can. Elastic cords are our specialty. Call us or visit our website today for more information.
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If you are looking for quality elastic cords that will get the job done, you`ve come to the right place! We carry a wide range of elastic rope products for use in a variety of industries. We believe in helping our customers succeed from day one. You will find that we offer the best in service and quality. Contact us by phone today for additional info!
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US Netting is a leading provider of safety products and elastic cords for many industrial markets. We make products that you can rely on to keep yourself safe. It is our goal to ensure your utmost safety with the products we provide. Contact us by phone or email today for additional information about our products and customer service!
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For more than 20 years, Quality Nylon Ropes has provided top quality ropes to meet the needs of its customers. We are proud to be a New England manufacturer, known for superior quality textile manufacturing. Among the many products in our diverse product line is cordage. We now offer the same products on which we have built our excellent reputation online. Visit our website today!
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Elastic Cords

Elastic cord, often referred to as bungee cord, is a cordage variety that is manufactured to include a multi-strand elastomeric core. Fitting a cord with an elastomeric core gives the cord the ability to stretch well beyond its unstressed length. When two ends of an elastic cord are pulled in opposite directions, the cord increases in length, and the tension of the cord increases as length increases. This tension makes elastic cords a good material for securing cargo during shipping, particularly in small-scale hauling applications.

Elastic cords may be affixed with hooks, rings and other custom hardware, depending on their intended use. Elastic shock cords and assemblies are utilized in a variety of industrial and commercial applications. Most commonly, these cords are used as tie-downs for cargo and for suspension purposes. Bungee cords are manufactured to accommodate multiple uses, though repeated stressing and releasing of the core material can cause it to loose its elasticity after time. This process is accelerated if the cord is used in the presence of extreme temperatures or corrosive materials; it also depends on the composition of the elastomeric core material. Some elastomers exhibit better qualities of elasticity over time than others.

Elastic shock cords can stretch up to 125% of their original length under full strain, though cord load ratings vary depending on the intended use of the cord. In addition to its rubber core, elastic shock cord is available with a variety of coverings that are designed to protect the core and accommodate stretching. Nylon, polypropylene and polyester are commonly used to cover and protect the inner elastomeric material. Polypropylene cord coverings resist aging, deterioration from UV exposure, acid exposure, mildew and moisture. Nylon and polyester coverings are also resistant to aging, mildew and acid and moisture exposure, though they are more easily damaged by prolonged UV exposure. Cotton is sometimes used in combination with other synthetic fibers, and the result can be an abrasion resistant covering. However, cotton ropes are among the least resilient rope varieties and are very rarely used in demanding applications. Overall, polypropylene cord coverings offer the best durability and longest lifespan, which makes it an attractive material for bungee cord manufacturers.



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