An endless elastic ring composed of multiple strands of natural rubber, wound into a circular skein. Braided cover is high grade yarn. Manufactured to meet specification MIL-C-5651B, Type II. Shock cord is used in landing gear to reduce shock transmitted to fuselage while landing and taxiing and on other shock mounting applications. Color coded to insure fresh stock.
CW (Cold Weather)shock rings available on Special Order basis. Prices are approx. twice that of standard shock rings. Add "-CW" to standard part number when ordering.
The MIL Fresh Shock Ring number is 8097. The ring size is 1/2" x 9-7/8". Test is 400 LBS. 2 units required.
Note: Size listed is cord diameter x ID
|Plane||Type||Part #||Size||Test Lbs||No. Req'd|
|8097||1/2" x 9-7/8"||400||2|
Per the manufacturer: not have a set shelf life. If stored properly, cool dry place, no UV exposure, they should store well for years.