Accession Number : AD0923212

Title :   Braided Waxed Nylon Shot Line

Corporate Author : COAST GUARD WASHINGTON DC TESTING AND DEVELOPMENT DIV

Personal Author(s) : O'Connell, J M

PDF Url : AD0923212

Report Date : 15 Sep 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : This report describes tests of nylon shot lines, 3/32 inch in diameter, intended for use with the U. S. Coast Guard .30 caliber shoulder line- throwing gun. As a result of firing tests, it is concluded that: (1) The distance achieved in the range tests did not approach the minimum average of 365 feet required by the Purchase Description; and (2) The breaking strength of the samples was far below the 330 pound minimum required by the Purchase Description.

Descriptors :   *CORDAGE, ACCEPTABILITY, BRAIDS, COAST GUARD, LINE THROWING EQUIPMENT, NYLON, RANGE(DISTANCE), TENSILE STRENGTH, WAXES

Subject Categories : Textiles
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Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE