Type III 550 Paracord is the commercial version of Mil Spec 550 Parachute Cord also known as Mil Spec Paracord or Mil Spec 550 Paracord. This Nylon 550 cord is smooth and pliable which makes it nice to handle. The high 550 lb. tensile strength gives it superior strength and durability. It resists rot, mold, mildew and UV damage. Assorted solid, Multi and camouflage colors are available. The many uses it has includes making keychains, lanyards, belts, slings, hammocks, shoe laces, gear repairs, survival bracelets and projects only limited by the imagination.
8 lb Monofilament fishing line
Paracord (Para Cord)
550 lb. minimum tensile strength
Diameter of approximately 4.0mm (5/32”)
Fishing line and fire starter inside along with the 7 - 2 ply cabled inner nylon strands
Mold, mildew, rot and UV resistant
Color will not bleed
Nylon 32 strand woven outer sheath
Not a life line
Made in USA
Manufactured by E.L. wood Braiding Company
Please note that the brown fibers form the Jute fire starter strand may show through the outer sheath.