Shock Cord

For tensioning, suspension and security, Ibex Marina make elasticated shock cord or bungee cord in a range of diameters from 3mm to 32mm in a range of materials and colours to suit customer needs. This range includes the famous ‘FLEXTEN’ brand of technical shock cords.

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 or 3F71 both being high specification aerospace standards required for defence and aviation industries.

We offer single cover shock cords 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.

To find out more about our shock cord products, get in touch with our technical sales team on:

+44 (0)1706 360363

COMMERCIAL SHOCK CORD

COMMERCIAL/COMMODITY SHOCK CORD

Commercial Shock Cord

Available in diameters ranging from 3mm to 14mm, polyester, polypropylene and nylon covers, and in a range of colours (some subject to MOQ), commercial shock cord is supplied in 50 or 100 metre reel lengths, or in assemblies for use in a vast array of industries, including leisure, marine, equestrian, agriculture, transportation, and automotive.

HEAVY DUTY BRITISH STANDARD

BS 3F70:1991 HEAVY DUTY

Developed and manufactured in full accordance with BS3F70:1991 Specification for heavy duty braided rubber cord, which specifies a range of diameters of shock cord between 5mm and 26mm, Ibex Marina have extrapolated properties in order to extend this range to 32mm.

Shock cord manufactured to this standard is suitable for use in shock absorber cord assemblies, aeronautical purposes to BS SP 170-171, crash test equipment, and subsea applications for use with Streamers and Remotely Operated Vehicles.

The inner rubber threads are tightly encased within two outer coverings of braid, typically either cotton or polyester, and these covers are date coded.
Aramid covers are also available.

LIGHT DUTY BRITISH STANDARD

BS 3F71:1991 LIGHT DUTY

Developed and manufactured in full accordance with BS3F71:1991 Specification for light duty braided rubber cord, which specifies a range of diameters of shock cord between 3mm to 11mm, Ibex Marina have extrapolated properties in order to extend this range to 25mm.

Shock cord manufactured to this standard is suitable for use in cut lengths in parachute pack opening devices, for lightweight suspensions and other aeronautical purposes to BS SP 170-171, and in crane and tow systems where snatch loads or “elastic muscle” is needed.

The inner rubber threads are tightly encased in most diameters within two outer coverings of braid, typically either cotton or polyester, and these covers are date coded.

Aramid covers are also available.