Size "5" nylon cord has a tensile strength of 40 pounds (19kg) and is used as the primary thread for sewing harnesses, and heavy tacking. 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