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Type III 550 Paracord

What is paracord?

Originally used as the suspension lines for parachutes in the US during World War II, 550 paracord, also known as parachute cord, has now become a general-purposed utility cord that everyone may find useful.

Read more about 550 paracord:

  1. A brief introduction to paracord
  2. Usage of paracord

See also: Type III MIL-C-5030H Mil-Spec Paracord

Product details

High quality Type III 550 Survival Paracord for bracelet making, knitting, camping and more!

Material: 100% made of nylon
Construction: 32 interwoven sheath, 7 core strands, 2-ply yarns
Diameter: approximately 4 mm
Breaking strength: 250 kg or 550 lbs
Origin of product: USA
Mold, mildew, rot and UV resistant