What are bungee straps used for?
Similarly one may ask, how long does bungee cord last?
If a bungee cord has an elongation rating of 100% that means it is meant to stretch twice its original length. Bungee cord can have longer or shorter elongation ratings. Used properly you shouldn't have a problem. The sport of bungee jumping has been around for about 1,500 years according to some.
Also, how much weight can a bungee cord hold? Shock cord, commonly known as bungee cord, is available in a variety of diameters ranging from 1/8 inch with a tensile strength of 100 pounds to 1/2 inch with a tensile strength 450 pounds.
Then, are bungee cords dangerous?
Bungee cords are inherently dangerous. They contain great amounts of stored energy, and when released can strike a person's eye at 200 mph. Bungee cords are a leading causes of eye injury. Bungee cords are often designed and built in an unsafe manner.
Can you cut bungee cord?
I usually cut it off with diagonal cutters and burn the ends. : Works OK, but leaves a messy end. Wrap the cord with tape -- plastic or even masking tape -- cut it and then burn the ends. This lasts as long as the cord is reasonably elastic and then it is time to change out the cord anyway.