Type III 550 Paracord - Basic Colors
Welcome to our Type III 550 Paracord page where all of our basic colors are displayed in a gradient! Type III 550 LB paracord is a commercial grade version of MIL-SPEC paracord. 550 cord is remarkably dependable and sufficient enough to be used for endless outdoor activities. Some of the more popular uses of paracord are survival bracelets, lanyards, key chains, boots laces, zipper pulls, dogs leashes, and much more.
Parachute cord, commonly referred to as paracord and was originally used as suspension line for US parachutes during World War II. During the 82nd Space Shuttle Mission astronauts used paracord to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. Veterans returning to America from overseas brought paracord home and popularity spread quickly within the United States. Paracord is now used as a general purpose rope by both military and non-military personal.