Paracord is your all-around tactical, crafting and utility cord. Type III commercial grade paracord is dependable, tough and long lasting. The cord is made of 550 pound test nylon and features seven-strand core for maximum strength. Our paracord measures at 5/32" in diameter and is manufacturered in the United States by a certified US Government contractor. 550 Paracord is available in over 300 different colors.