Preparation for delivery - Each of the fully prepared
shipping containers selected as a sample unit from the lot shall be examined
to determine that the packaging, packing, and marking conform to this spec-
ificat ion. The classification of defects, Table III, shall be used to
classify the defects found.
Classification of Defects for Preparation for Delivery
Missing, incorrect, incomplete, illegible;
Exterior and interior
of improper size, location, sequence of method
of application; markings not the same as the
interior and exterior containers.
Any non-conforming component; any component
Packaging and packing
missing, damaged, or otherwise defective.
Inadequate application of the components
such as incomplete closure of the unit,
package, intermediate package, container
flaps, or loose strapping, etc; bulging or
distortion of the containers.
Number per container is more or less than
Exterior and interior
required; gross or net weight exceeds the
weight or content
Proof load - The survivors sling shall be assembled in a
testing machine by looping the casing around the stationary head of the
machine and attaching the parachute harness snap (MS22018) to the moving
head of the machine. A load of 600 pounds shall be applied at a rate of
jaw separation of one inch per minute. Upon the completion of this loading
the parachute harness snap shall be removed and the parachute V ring
(MS22045) attached to the-moving head of the machine-and the same load applied.
PREPARATION FOR DELIVERY
Packaging - Packaging shall be Level A or C, as specified
Level A - The survivors sling shall be packaged in accord-
ance with MIL-P-116, Method III, Each survivors sling shall be compactly
folded, with the hardware placed in an innermost fold. The compactly folded
unit shall then be placed within a transparent film bag and sealed. Excess
air within the bag shall be expelled prior to sealing. The minimum thickness
of the film shall be .002 inch; bags shall be fabricated in accordance with
Each bagged sling shall then
MIL-B-43165, Type I or MIL-B-22205, Type III.
be packaged within a close fitting fiberboard container conforming to PPP-B-
636, Class-Domestic, Grade 125 (minimum).