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1. Contaminated fresh-water. If the parachute, or its components, has been immersed in contaminated
fresh-water, rinse and dry (see RINSING PARACHUTE ASSEMBLY IMMERSED IN SALT-WATER,
above), and, if applicable, repair.
2. Uncontaminated fresh-water. If the parachute, or its components, has been immersed in
uncontaminated fresh-water, it will be cleaned and dried as outlined in CLEANING FABRIC ITEMS
WITH A SOLUTION OF HAND DISHWASHING COMPOUND, DRYING FABRIC ITEMS, and
CLEANING METAL ITEMS, in the detailed paragraphs above and below. Minor discoloration of
fabric items, resulting from immersion in uncontaminated fresh-water, may occur.
Fabric items will not be dried in direct sunlight or by laying an item
on the ground.
DRYING FABRIC ITEMS
Dry fabric items as follows:
1. Suspend or elevate the item in a well-ventilated room or in a heated drying room.
2. Using electric circulating fans may reduce drying time.
3. When heat is used, the heat temperature shall not exceed 160 degrees Fahrenheit (71 degrees
Celsius). The preferred temperature is 140 degrees Fahrenheit (60 degrees Celsius).
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