Accession Number : AD0163687


Title :   Method and Apparatus for Making Spiral-Reefed Parachutes.


Descriptive Note : Patent,


Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C


Personal Author(s) : Hulteen,Stanley C.


Report Date : 16 MAY 1972


Pagination or Media Count : 5


Abstract : The patent relates to a machine assembly for the fabrication of spiral reefed parachutes. It includes a main turntable, an overhead operated press plate to seal the gore canopy sections, a heating element in the press plate, a manifold to speed up cooling, and a jig to attach eyelets to the canopy.


Descriptors :   (*MACHINES, *PATENTS), (*PARACHUTES, MANUFACTURING), DROGUE PARACHUTES, JIGS, PARACHUTE FABRICS, HEATING ELEMENTS


Subject Categories : GLIDERS AND PARACHUTES
      MACHINERY AND TOOLS


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE