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):

Report Date:

1972-05-16

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Gliders and Parachutes
  • Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE