Size "3" nylon cord has a tensile strength of 24 pounds (11kg) and is used for medium weight sewing, tacking and container repair. Cannot normally be used in household type sewing machines. Approximately 8 oz. (225g) spool.
Note 1: Nylon thread conforming to the commercial equivalent of VT-295E is used in the manufacture and repair of all types of parachutes. Note 2: All thread is left twist. Note 3: All nylon thread is bonded.