ARMY TM 10-1670-282-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C530-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-33
Vent Reinforcement (Upper Lateral Band).
This task covers:
Knife, Item 5, Appendix B
Cleaned (paragraph 2-12)
Pot, Melting, Item 14, Appendix B
Inspected (paragraph 2-9, 2-13)
Sewing Machine, Light Duty, Item 17, Appendix B
Unpacked, canopy laid flat.
Shears, Item 15, Appendix B
Marking Aid, Item 15/16, Appendix D
Thread, Nylon, Size E, Item 23/24, Appendix D
Webbing, Nylon, 9/16-inch, Type I, Item 33,
Restitching. Restitching of vent reinforcement webbing is authorized. Use light duty sewing machine and
size E nylon thread of contrasting color. Stitch over original stitch pattern. Lock each row of stitches two inches at each
Splicing. Repair a damaged vent reinforcement (upper lateral band) as follows:
Cut a length of 9/16-inch wide, type I nylon webbing, long enough to extend 1-inch beyond two vent lines
on each side and sear ends.
Center webbing over damaged area on top of four vent lines (figure 2-44).
Secure the splice by stitching a box-stitch formation, 1/8-inch from edge along full length of splice.
Stitch using specifics in table 2-3.