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550 Paracord (MIL-C-5040H TYPE 3)

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Kit Standard

Never leave home without some cord! This is the real deal: Mil-C-5040H specification type III para-cord used in the United States military. Made to strict tolerance guidelines to create a 100% reliable cord.

Made by Kernmantle Method: this means that the cord is made with a braided nylon sheath & 3 ply core strands. This cord has eight 3 ply load bearing strands within.

We recommend every outdoor kit should have at least 100 ft. of para-cord for preparedness purposes.

  • Minimum Break Strength:  550 lbs.
  • Material: 100% Nylon
  • Filler: 8 3-ply Core Strands
  • Approx. Diameter: 5/32"
  • Elongation (percent), minimum: 30%
  • Length per pound of cord: 225'
  • UV and Mildew Resistant
  • Suitable for use with Parachutes
  • Berry Compliant
  • Conforms to military specifications MIL-C-5040H and PIA-C-5040
  • Marker Strand: Green and White
  • All lengths guaranteed continuous.