Type 2 Parachute Cord, 400 lb. Min Break Strength - MIL-C-5040h/PIA-C-5040

Size:100 ft.
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Used for military troop parachutes like the T-10, Type 2 parachute cord is the little brother to the more common Type 3 cord often called 550.  5col Survival Supply Type 2 nylon parachute cord has five core strands, including the load-bearing marker strand.  Additionally, it has a black marker yarn braided into the outer sleeve that helps visually differentiate it from Type 3 or Type 4.  Our Type 2 paracord is also an excellent all-around utility cord.


  • Minimum break strength: 400 lbs.
  • Material: 100% Nylon
  • Filler: 5 3-ply Core Strands
  • Approx. Diameter: 1/8 in.
  • Elongation (percent), minimum: 30%
  • Length per pound of cord: 256 ft.
  • Conforms to MIL-C-5040h and PIA-C-5040 specifications (certificate of conformance available upon request)
  • Manufactured in the United States; Berry Amendment Compliant
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