Accession Number : AD0887520

Title :   Reefing Line Cutter Compatibility Testing.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. 15 Apr-25 May 71,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE SPECIAL WEAPONS CENTER KIRTLAND AFB NM

Personal Author(s) : Traylor, Mahlon E., Jr

Report Date : JUL 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 32

Abstract : A variety of environmental testing was performed on various combinations of components of reefing line cutters manufactured, respectively, by Atlas Chemical Industries, Inc. and Technical Ordnance Inc. Results of this testing show that all respective parts of both cutters are interchangeable with each other. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DROGUE PARACHUTES, DEPLOYMENT), (*CORDAGE, CUTTING), NYLON, KNIVES, CAPTIVE TESTS, ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS, TOLERANCES(MECHANICS), TEST METHODS, SPECIFICATIONS.

Subject Categories : Gliders and Parachutes
      Textiles
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE