|Black 550 Type III 7-Strand Commercial Grade Paracord - 100'
Type III 550 LB
paracord is a commercial grade version of MIL-SPEC
cord is remarkably dependable and sufficient enough to be used
for endless outdoor activities. Some of the more popular uses of
paracord are survival bracelets, lanyards, key chains, boots laces,
zipper pulls, dogs leashes, and much more.
composed of a lightweight kernmantle rope with many useful applications. This
particular type of paracord, called 550 cord, has a minimum break
of 550 lbs consisting of 7 inner strands surrounded by a 32-strand
woven cover that will not rot/mildew and UV resistant. Available in a variety of colors/sizes and MADE IN THE USA!
cord, commonly referred to as paracord, was originally used as
suspension line for US parachutes during World War II. During the 82nd
Space Shuttle Mission astronauts used paracord to repair the Hubble
Space Telescope. Veterans returning to America from overseas brought
paracord home and popularity spread quickly within the United States.
Paracord is now used as a general purpose rope by both military and