Paracord Details

Paracord Details

Parachute Cord 550  or Paracord 550 is a light weight nylon kernmantle rope with a minimum breaking strength of 550lbs. - The Commercial Grade version of the Military “550” Parachute Cord is basically the same product and is undergoing many of the same manufacturing steps.

          This Type III Commercial Grade 550 Cord is always manufactured with 100% nylon raw materials and features seven individual inner core strands that are cabled. The inner core strands not only serve to add strength to the overall product integrity, but sections of the core can be used as sewing thread, fishing lines, and many other survival uses. This cord is great for outdoor camping, hunting, tactical, survival bracelets and more. It's nylon material is very strong and pliable and seen as a standard “must have product” by many hunters and backpackers.

          Made in the USA by a certified contractor of the U.S. government.-

          Diameter: ~ 4mm,

          Breaking Strength: > 550 lbs. (~ 250kg.)