ARMY TM 10-1670-278-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-26-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-27
Deployment Bag Grommet.
This task covers:
Cutter, Single Bow, Item 22, Appendix B
43E(10) Parachute Rigger.
Mallet, Rawhide, Item 5, Appendix B
Set Chuck and Die, Item 11, Appendix B
Sewing Machine, Medium Duty, Item 15
Inspected, Paragraphs 2-9 and 2-13
Cleaned, Paragraph 2-12
Cloth, Nylon, Duck, 7.2 Oz, Item 6,
Thread, Nylon, Size E, Item 27, 29,
Group No. 02, MAC, Section II, Appendix B
a. Repair. Repair grommet as follows:
(1) Remove burrs, rough spots, rust, or corrosion from an Installed grommet by filing with a file or by buffing with
a crocus cloth.
(2) Reseat a loose grommet using the procedures listed in paragraph b.
(3) If fabric area around original grommet has been damaged, repair area by darning using procedures in
paragraph 2-18. If darning does not provide an adequate repair, construct a 2 3/4- by 2 3/4-inch sized
reinforcement cloth and fold under 1/2-inch on all sides. After removing original grommet (paragraph b., step
1) sew cloth to inside with size E nylon thread, 7 to 11 stitches per inch, one row of stitches 1/8-inch from
outside edge and the second row 3/8-inch from outside edge (figure 2-52). After reinforcing damaged area
cut new hole for grommet installation.