PARA-550 cord is made up of 7 internal strands each having a breaking strength of 50 pounds (350 pound total). The outside braiding around the seven strands has a breaking strength of 200 pounds, thus a cord is produced with a combined breaking strength of 550 pounds.
Parachute cord has long been a valuable addition to backpacks and camping equipment for its numerous general and survival uses. It can be used for snares, fishing lines, bow strings, tourniquets and other emergency applications as well as for lashing, tying, stowing, and many other general campsite and field uses.
Our cord is high grade commercial quality paracord and is available in a variety of colors. Give us a call if you don’t see what you are looking for and we can probably add it to our inventory.