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