|Black 550 Type III 7-Strand Commercial Grade Paracord - 100'
paracord is a commercial grade version of MIL-SPEC
paracord and offers a lot the same benefits as the military version. Type
III Commercial Grade 550 paracord is remarkably dependable/sufficient enough to be used
for endless outdoor activities and is MADE IN THE USA!
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. Some of
the more popular uses of paracord are survival bracelets, lanyards, key
chains, boot laces,
key chains, weapon handles, tow ropes, zipper pulls, belts, dog
leashes, and much more.
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