JBL's unique latex formulation and dip manufacturing process delivers radical modulus strength. The power curve increases as bands are stretched for optimum performance. Special anti-oxidants help protect against harmful U.V. rays, prolonging sling life. Wishbones are 302 stainless wires that provide superior strength and durability, 1/2" diameter X 18" (13 mm x 460 mm) long. Sling makes a great Save-A-Dive Kit Item.