Chicago Canvas & Supply’s Paracords, Tactical Cords (Ropes), and Braided Utility Ropes are synthetic, general utility ropes manufactured in the USA. Their construction provides strength, elasticity, and a smooth surface. They are also UV and mildew-resistant. These features make Paracords, Tactical Ropes, and Braided Utility Ropes ideal for a variety of uses, including:
- climbing rope and camping
- survival bracelet and belts
- parachute suspension
- lanyards and other craft projects
- tarp tie-downs
Deciding Between Paracord, Tactical Cord, and Braided Poly Rope
550 Paracord is a kernmantle nylon cord with a break strength of 550 lbs. and an outer nylon sheath with a 7 strand core. This makes Chicago Canvas & Supply’s 550 Cord a true type-III paracord.
275 Tactical Cord has a break strength of 275 lbs and an outer nylon sheath constructed with a 4 strand core.
Braided Utility Rope is constructed of multifilament polypropylene with a break strength of 300 lbs. Polypropylene ropes are lightweight and will float on water.
Whether you are looking for a sturdy or light cordage, Chicago Canvas & Supply’s large inventory of colors and bundles are stock and ready to ship.