Our Paracord Specialists have put together some of our most popular colors of our Type III 550 paracord to provide an easy shopping experience to seek out your favorite colors. Choose between 50 and 100 foot lengths for your paracord needs whether it be for crafting, survival, or to have on hand for emergency situations. Paracord Planet Type III 550 lb. paracord is 100% nylon, 7 strand core and measures 5/32″ in diameter. Manufactured in the US and certified by US Government contractor and has a 550 lb test strength.