PARACHUTE PARATROOP TYPE PTR-M
Parachute paratroop type PTR-M is a personnel back-type parachute to be used by the parachutist for the predetermined jump from a minimum height of 457 m having the rate of descent varying from 4.5 to 5.8 m per second depending on air velocity, atmospheric pressure and altitude.
 

SALIENT FEATURES:

 
MAIN COMPONENTS
Canopy (01) Parabolic with pinched appearance at the skirt
Harness (01) Made of Nylon Webbing
Bag Inner (01) Made of Cotton Fabric
Pack Outer (01) Made of Cotton Fabric
 
CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS
Rate of descent 4.5 to 5.8 m/s
Dia of Canopy 10.67 m
No. Of gores/panels 30 gores each having 5 panels.
Dropping Load 160 kgs
Dropping Height 457 to 3656 m
Effective length of rigging lines 7772 mm
 
BASIC MATERIAL
Fabric Nylon Light Weight 37 gm. Rip stop weave O. D. Shade No. 298 as per Specn No. IS: 5-1994 conforming to IS: 4726
Yarn Nylon 6 or Nylon 66, 30 denier
Thread per cm Warp/Weft 51
Weave Rip Stop
Mass (Max) gm/m² 37 gm
Air Porosity

320 to 450cm²/cm²/sec

Breaking Strength 38 Kg
 
LIFE OF PARACHUTE
15 years or 100 live descents whichever is earlier
 
Contact :
Marketing & Export Division
Ordnance Factory Board
Ayudh Bhawan
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
10A, S. K. Bose Road, Kolkata – 700 001, India.

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