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Shock & Elastic Cord

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Also known as bungee or bungie cord, shock and elastic cord are made with great flexibility. Take on small or large tasks like arts, crafts, and decorative pieces or tie down tents, objects in the bed of a truck, or tarps on a pool. Made with a nylon jacket/sheath to protect against fade and rot with inner rubber strands for improved strength and elasticity!

Paracord Sizing

Nano Micro Micro 90 95 275 325 425 550 650 Coreless 750 850 Battle 1/4" Para-Max 5/16" Para-Max
Type I I I I II II II III II IV IV IV IV IV
Strength 36 lbs 100 lbs 100 lbs 95 lbs 275 lbs 325 lbs 425 lbs 550 lbs 300 lbs 750 lbs 850 lbs 2650 lbs 1,200 lbs 3,000 lbs
Inner Strands 0 0 0 1 5 3 3 7 0 11 8 7 3 3
Diameter 0.03" (0.75mm) 0.05" (1.18mm) 0.05" (1.2mm) 0.07" (1.75mm) 0.09" (2.38mm) 0.12" (3mm) 0.12" (3mm) 0.16" (4mm) 0.20" (5mm) 0.16" (4mm) 0.18" (4.5mm) 0.22" (5.6mm) 0.25" (6.35mm) 0.31" (7.94mm)
Type Strength Inner Strands Diameter
Nano I 36 lbs 0 0.03" (0.75mm)
Micro I 100 lbs 0 0.05" (1.18mm)
Micro 90 I 100 lbs 0 0.05" (1.2mm)
95 I 95 lbs 1 0.07" (1.75mm)
275 II 275 lbs 5 0.09" (2.38mm)
325 II 325 lbs 3 0.12" (3mm)
425 II 425 lbs 3 0.12" (3mm)
550 III 550 lbs 7 0.16" (4mm)
650 Coreless II 300 lbs 0 0.20" (5mm)
750 IV 750 lbs 11 0.16" (4mm)
850 IV 850 lbs 8 0.18" (4.5mm)
Battle IV 2,650 lbs 7 0.22" (5.6mm)
1/4 inch Para-Max IV 1,200 lbs 3 0.25" (6.35mm)
5/16 inch Para-Max IV 3,000 lbs 3 0.31" (7.94mm)

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