Paracord Planet offers a variety of different colored Gray Type III 550 7-Strand Paracord. Our cord is made in the USA with a 550 lb tensile strength rating and a 4 mm thick diameter. Our Paracord is made in the USA with a 550 lb tensile strength and 4 mm diameter. This multi-purpose rope can be used for a variety of outdoor activities and art crafting projects. Paracord is great to use for creating bracelets, lanyards, Keychains and more!