Great for survival bracelets, shelter building, gear repair, snares, traps and more, this cord is a “must have product” for campers, hunters, survivalists and backpackers. The Type III, commercial grade, 550 cord features seven individual inner core strands. Adding strength, these strands can also be used separately for any number of things such as sewing thread or as a fishing line. Will not rot or mildew. Overall length: 50’ (15.25 m). Safe working load: 100 lbs. (45.36 kg).