Elastic shock cord / bungee from Bouncing Rabbit. Our products described.

Prices, availability and ordering.


All of our elastic shock cord, whatever the size, is brand new, genuine shock cord. It is of two component construction with an extremely tough braiding* covering a natural rubber-latex core. The cord is light-weight, strong, wear-resistant and long lasting. All of our shock cord is capable of 100% (+/- 10%) elongation.

Please note that the shock cord diameters quoted here are nominal. Cords of up to 6mm diameter typically vary up to 20%, cords of 8mm or above up to 10%. Actual cord diameters are most often smaller than nominal diameters. Customers with particularly specific requirements should contact us for measured batch diameters and/or to request samples.

2mm Diameter
Typical applications include lightweight tent pole shock-cord, sportswear, shoe laces, super light-weight nets etc.

3mm Diameter
Typical applications include tent pole shock-cord and peg loops, outdoor clothing and rucksack cords, light-weight luggage nets, tie downs for tarpaulins, light covers etc.

3mm Square Core Cord
Similar to our normal 3mm cord, but with a square section, solid, UV-treated, natural rubber latex core braided with fine, vivid colour polyester. Fantastic value, high-stretch (100%+), brightly coloured cord. Please note that 100m reels may contain joins either of the cord as a whole or of the solid core, although there are rarely more than two joins per reel.

4mm Diameter
Typical applications include large tent and awning pole shock-cord, peg loops, outdoor clothing and rucksack cords. Ideal for canoes, kayaks and other small boats. Also use for luggage nets, tie downs for tarpaulins, car/boat/trailer covers etc.

5mm Diameter
Ideal for light-weight luggage straps, luggage nets, tie downs for tarpaulins, car/boat/trailer covers etc. Widely used on garden/outdoor furniture and on canoes, kayaks and other small boats.

6mm Diameter
The 6mm cord is used for lightweight tarpaulins and soft covers, boat covers and some garden furniture etc. It can be used to make light bungee/luggage straps, tie-downs or luggage nets. Hosts of automotive, caravanning, camping, boating, leisure, sport and outdoor uses.

8mm Diameter
The 8mm cord is particularly suitable for tarpaulin/soft cover tie-downs for trailers, pick-ups, roof-racks, boats, trampolines and garden furniture etc. It can be used to make specific length bungee/luggage straps, tie-downs or luggage nets. Hosts of other automotive, caravaning, camping, boating, leisure, sport and outdoor uses.

10mm Diameter
The 10mm cord is particularly suitable for heavy duty tarpaulin/soft cover tie-downs for trailers, pick-ups, roof-racks, and curtain-sides. There are numerous marine/boating applications. It's also used for trampolines and garden furniture etc. It can be used to make specific length very heavy duty bungee/luggage straps, tie-downs or luggage nets. All of our shock cord has hosts of automotive, caravaning, camping, boating, leisure, sport and outdoor uses.

12 & 14mm Diameter
Our heaviest duty
cord is particularly suitable for adult trampolines, heavy duty tarpaulins, tents and stalls, tie-downs for trailers, pick-ups, roof-racks, and curtain-sides, marine/boating applications. All of our shock cord has hosts of automotive, caravaning, camping, boating, leisure, sport and outdoor uses.

How we sell our cord.
We price by specific lengths, but if you want more, simply increase the quantity. Orders are always supplied as continuous lengths, up to a maximum of 100 metres for 2, 3** and 4mm cord and 50 metres for 5mm+ cord. Remember all our prices include all taxes and handling charges and FREE 1st Class Delivery anywhere in the UK.


 * Most of our shock cord has either polyester (smaller diameters) or polypropylene braiding, as both are highly wear-resistant and suited to outdoor use, polyethylene and other yarns of similar quality are sometimes substituted when circumstances dictate. Customers with particular requirements are urged to contact us for specific details for any particular batch of cord

** Excludes 3mm square core cord.

Prices, availability and ordering.