John Howard Company a major suppliers of Braided Elastics. Braided elastics are a type of elastic cord that is made by weaving multiple strands of rubber or latex fibers into a strong and durable cord. Braided elastic is made in a variety of widths ranging from 1/8″ to 1″. Manufactured with polyester yarn and latex rubber. Braided elastic is also available in other fibers such a polypropylene and nylon and can be custom-made in varying widths and tensions. Latex Free braided elastic is also available.