Medical Webbing and Knits

We Proudly Serve The Needs Of The Medical And Safety Industries.

South Carolina Elastic Company offers many narrow elastic fabric products designed specifically for the needs of the medical and safety industries, including medical knits and medical webbing.

Face Shield & Mask Elastic

South Carolina Elastic Company is the largest, domestic supplier of latex-free, braid and knit elastic for medical masks. We offer heat cut or tipped laces for the hand assembly of respiratory, and air supply masks, as well as festooned or spooled put-ups for sonic weld assembly machines for NIOSH approved, N-95 particulate masks, respiratory or dust mask manufacturers.


We supply heat cut, tipped woven or braided drawcords for reusable and disposable patient garments and medical scrubs in a wide range of stock colors.

Medical Webbing and Tapes

Many of South Carolina Elastic Company’s nylon mil-spec webbings and tapes are used on firefighting and rescue carriers, safety harnesses, oxygen carriers, and backpacks. We manufacture an FR cotton webbing and suspender for firemen’s pants. Reflective strips can be applied to webbings or elastics for night-time missions.

Hearing Protection

We supply tipped, knitted, and braided cord for earplugs in many stock colors in nylon, polyester or cotton constructions.

Elastic Straps

South Carolina Elastic Company is the world’s largest supplier of braided elastic straps and elastic tapes for medical masks. We produce a knitted loop elastic with a soft texture to hold fetal monitors for expectant mothers. Monofilament elastic and button-hole elastics are available for medical applications.