Accession Number : AD0693174

Title :   NON-EXPENDABLE REEFING LINE CUTTER.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : WRIGHT AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Ingaine,H. H. , Jr

Report Date : 05 AUG 1954

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : A reefing line cutter was developed for use in all environments commonly experienced in parachute drop conditions. The reefing line cutter as tested cuts any nylon line up to and including a 3,000 pound tensile strength; it is operable without special tools and it is non-expendable. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PARACHUTES, CORDAGE), (*CORDAGE, CUTTING), EXPLOSIVE ACTUATORS, NYLON, TENSILE PROPERTIES, DROP TESTS, ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS

Subject Categories : Gliders and Parachutes
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE