Originally made for the military, paracord has a ton of practical uses. Secure your gear, string up a tent, or make your very own survival bracelet! This ACU Camo paracord is approximately 5/32 of an inch (4mm) in diameter. The braided sheath has a high number of interwoven strands for its size, giving it a relatively smooth texture. The all-nylon construction of this ACU Digital Camo 550 paracord makes it slightly elastic. Lightweight and durable, paracord has a ton of uses! Get prepared, order the ACU Camo paracord online today!
What is 550 Paracord?
550 paracord was originally designed for field use by paratroopers and made with a minimum breaking strength of 550 pounds, giving it the name 550 cord. The unique 7 strand design gives it strength without adding extra bulk or weight. While still in use by the military, it is now used as a general purpose utility cord by civilians as well. Paracord is used for camping, hunting, hiking and more! Paracord bracelets, or survival bracelets have even become a popular trend seen everywhere! This versatile survival cord was even used by astronauts during STS-82, the second Space Shuttle mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope!
ACU Digital Camo USA made 550 Cord Paracord Details:
- Minimum length per pound of this ACU Digital Camo Cord: 225 ft (69 m; max. 6.61 g/m)
- Core yarns: 7 (7 strand)
- Enhanced Nylon military cord is made in the USA
This cord is available in 100 foot lengths