Paracord has hundreds of uses from tent guy lines and hanging bear bags to braiding survival bracelets. 100% nylon paracord, also known as 550 Cord, is a commercial Type III cord with a minimum break strength of 550 lbs. Kernmantle construction with an outer sheath and 7 inner strands. Inner strands can be removed from the outer sheath for use in a variety of survival situations. Diameter: 4 mm. Break Strength: 550 lbs. Made in the USA.