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Why Elastic Cord Is Essential to Outdoor Activities

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National Webbing Products manufactures and produces the highest quality elastic cord at the best prices. Elastic cord is typically a rubber cord with elastic strands in the core to increase both tensile strength and durability. Note that the jacket, or sheath, of the elastic cord does not materially extend the elastically, rather the braided strands spiraling the core causes a longitudinal pull which squeezes the core. Typically elastic cord is enveloped in abrasive-resistant material composed of polypropylene, polyester, or nylon.

Elastic cord is essential to outdoor activities because it of its versatility in quickly securing a load without the use of knots and due to elastic cords natural elastic absorption. Elastic cord is found throughout the world as a general utility item and continues to grow in use and versatility.  In outdoor activities it is important to know that when a load is secured that it is actually secured and won’t shift unexpectedly. This is especially true in outdoor activities such as rocking climbing and camping. Additionally elastic cord is used throughout the world to secure and transport goods and products.  The ease of use, the dependability, and the other previously mentioned qualities of tensile strength and durability have made elastic cord a staple in the transportation industry, especially domestically in residential, non-commercial, uses.

Note that military elastic cord undergoes rigorous tests including size and weight measurements, tensile strength, elongation under loads, and extension-contraction flex cycles.

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At National Webbing Products we offer elastic cord in three different varieties: Black Braided Polypro, CSC Black Polypropylene Elastic, and CSC White/Black Polyester Elastic Cord. Our elastic cord is available in sizes from 1/8” to 1/2”.  We offer a compare tool to assist in selecting the best elastic cord for any needs, and we also offer personalized assistance through direct communications with our company. We offer the best quality elastic cord, at reasonable prices.  At National Webbing Products we sell quality elastic cord in bulk quantities to save our clients time and money on

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