24-FOOT DIAMETER TROOP CHEST RESERVE (T-10R) PARACHUTE AND THE MIRPS
EJECTOR SPRING ASSEMBLY FOR THE MIRPS
THIS SECTION COVERS:
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
The test tube (PVC pipe) and the 25-lb weight constitute the spring
compression test set. The spring compression test set is locally
Hand darn the material covering the spring IAW WP 0014 00. Do not exceed five darns.
Perform a compression test during initial receipt, during each re-
pack and each time ejector spring is replaced. It may be necessary
to allow the spring to remain in a relaxed state for up to 24-hours
before testing (especially those that have been compressed/packed
Perform the spring compression test as follows:
1. Place the tube on a flat hard surface in the vertical position with the 6-inch slot closed to the floor.
2. Place the spring inside the tube.
3. Lower the 25-pound weight (slowly) onto the spring.