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Revision D, December 1, 2016

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Cloth, Parachute - Meta-Aramid, Low Modulus

Includes all amendments and changes through Stabilization Notice (No longer revised / updated) , December 2016

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  • Revision: Revision D, December 1, 2016
  • Published Date: December 2016
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: SAE International (SAE)
  • Page Count: 10
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: Yes

Description / Abstract:


This specification covers a low modulus meta-aramid in the form of cloth.


These products have been typically used in the construction of parachutes, but usage is not limited to such applications.


Low modulus meta-aramid parachute cloth shall be as specified in the applicable detail specification, classified by weight and weave. An example is shown in 8.2. The cloth covered by each detail specification appears as part of the title.

Safety - Hazardous Materials

While the materials, methods, applications, and processes described or referenced in this specification may involve the use of hazardous materials, this specification does not address the hazards which may be involved in such use. It is the sole responsibility of the user to ensure familiarity with the safe and proper use of any hazardous materials and to take necessary precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of all personnel involved.
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