TM 10-1670-280-23&P 0036 00
100-FOOT DIAMETER CARGO PARACHUTE
DEPLOYMENT BAG EDGE BINDING
THIS TASK COVERS:
Knife (Item 7, WP 0050 00)
Sewing Machine, Medium-Duty (Item 23, WP 0050 00)
Shears (Item 25, WP 0050 00)
Yardstick (Item 26, WP 0050 00)
Tape, Cotton, ¾-IN. Wide, Type III (Item 30, WP 0059 00)
Tape, Nylon, ¾-IN. Wide, Type III (Item 34, WP 0059 00)
Thread, Nylon, Size E (Item 41/42, WP 0059 00)
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
Cleaned. (WP 0008 00)
Inspected. (WP 0009 00)
Laid out on work table.
WP 0014 00
1. Stitching. Stitch and restitch broken or loose stitching with size E nylon thread that matches the color of
the original stitching, when possible. Lock all straight stitching by backstitching at least ½-inch. Restitch
by overstitching each end of the stitch formation by ½-inch. Restitch directly over the original stitching,
following the original stitch pattern as closely as possible. Stitch in accordance with WP 0014 00,
SEWING PROCEDURES, and Table 2, STITCHING AND RESTITCHING SPECIFICATIONS, WP 0014
2. Splicing. Splice an edge binding an unlimited number of times as follows:
a. Cut a length of ¾-inch wide type III nylon tape (for the nylon bag) or cotton tape (for the cotton bag) 2-
inches longer than the damaged area.
b. Make a ½-inch foldunder on each end of tape length.
c. Center and fold the tape lengthwise over the damaged area.
d. Secure the splice by making two rows of stitching over the original stitching, the full length of the
splice, to a point ½ inch beyond each end of the splice material according to the details in the figure
below. Use a medium-duty sewing machine and size E nylon thread. Stitching shall be 7 to 11
stitches per inch.