cord, commonly referred to as paracord, was originally used as
suspension line for US parachutes during World War II. Paracord is
composed of a lightweight kernmantle rope with many useful applications.
particular type of paracord, called 550 cord, has minimum break strength
of 550 lbs.
- Minimum Break Strength - 550 LB
- 7 Inner Cords
- Will not Rot or Mildew
- UV Resistant
- Made in the USA
paracord is used in both military and civilian applications. Some of
the more popular uses of paracord are survival bracelets, boot laces,
key chains, weapon handles, belts, dog leashes, and much more.
Planet's 550 paracord is a commercial grade version of military grade
paracord and offers all the same benefits as the military version. It
includes seven inner strands that are composed of two even smaller
strands, and a woven outer sheath.