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Rothco's Polyester Paracord is 550 Lb. tested with a 7 Strand Core and features 100% Polyester. The poly paracord is ideal for making paracord accessories including bracelets, keychains, etc.
550 Parachute cord, more commonly shortened as paracord, is widely used in tons of everyday carry situations. The �550� is derived from the fact that it�s rated to hold 550 lbs.
Paracord is a slim nylon rope with 7-9 inner strands of nylon. Composed of 2-3 threads, the inner strands and can be unraveled for many different uses.
This versatile material was originally used for suspension lines on parachutes. It�s been issued to several military branches due to its versatility in a variety of situations. Paracord was even used by astronauts to help repair the Hubble Space Telescope.
The cord was strictly used in the military, but after World War II it became available to civilians as military surplus. Since its release to the public, paracord has been used for a variety of survival, retention, and rigging applications.
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