Paracord Planet paracord is your all-around tactical, crafting and utility cord. Paracord Planet Type III commercial grade paracord is dependable, tough and long lasting. The cord is made of 550 pound test nylon and features seven-strand core for maximum strength. Paracord Planet paracord measures at 5/32" in diameter and is manufacturered in the United states by a certified US Government contractor. Paracord Planet Paracord is available in over 200 different colors and lengths. 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.