Our 550 Type III Parachute Cord is tough! Made with 100% raw nylon materials combined with a minimum of 550 lb breaking strength this Paracord is the “Real” 550 cord. Paracord has literally 100s of survival applications as well as many apparel applications. Whether you carrying it around in your pack or wearing it on your wrist, paracord is the one thing you do not want to be without. It is available in many different colors, and patterns and also in several different lengths.