The Favoriteslist name can't be left blank
×

Prices on this page have VAT included. As a non-EU-citizen you dont need to pay VAT to us. The VAT will be deducted from your amount during checkout!
For the UK, you do have to pay VAT to us if your order is below £135.

×

Paracord 550 Type III

Paracord 550 (diameter +/- 4mm.) is offered in many colours and patterns. This Paracord Type III is original US or EU-made. It has 32 strands and 7 soft, twisted cores within the rope. This cord is perfect for all your rope projects like: Dog collars and leashes, Horse tack, nylon whips, bracelets and more. Specifications: diameter ca. 4 mm. / Rope sleeve is 32 strands with 7 soft twisted cores. / Breaking force: 247 kg or 545 lbs. / Made of Nylon or Polyester.

► Available per meter and from 30 meter supplied on a roll!

View as Grid List

Items 1-20 of 923

Set Descending Direction
  1. Grass Green & White - Fusion Paracord 550 Type III Item #: MT025392
    per meter
  2. Special Price £9.44 Regular Price £10.35
    per spool 30 mtr
  3. Teal & Mint Diamonds Paracord 550 Type III Item #: MT024831
    per meter
  4. Super Reflectable Diamonds & Poppy Red Paracord 550 Type III Item #: MT024387
    £0.99
    per meter
Page
per page
Set Descending Direction
Shopping Options
Paracord Family
Product Main Group
Paracord Type
Rope Diameter
Number of Strands
Pattern Type
Rope Construction

What is Paracord 550?

Paracord is available in all sorts of thicknesses, colours and patterns. The various thicknesses are often referred to as "Type" or with the corresponding breaking force (in pounds). For example, the most commonly used "Paracord Type III" is also referred to as "550 Paracord" because it has a breaking force of 550 lbs. (249 kg). In addition to Type III, Type II is also widely used for more elegant knotting and 'Type I', 'Micro' and 'Nano' are often used as accessory cord. The term "Milspec Paracord" is used for Paracord that is made to the strict U.S. Military specifications and is very suitable for outdoor knotting.

Nylon or Polyester Paracord?

Due to the popularity of the paracord there are now many variants available. The majority of paracord users prefer nylon. The main reason is that nylon feels more natural than the more plastic polyester. Nylon paracord is also more elastic, which is experienced as pleasant by knotters.