Common Use – Parachute Harnesses, Waist Straps, Carrying Handles, Drag Handles.
Class 1 – Critical Use (shuttle loom)
MIL-W-4088 Color Codes
|Type||Color||Yarns and Location|
|VI||Red||2 at center of warp|
|VII*||Yellow||2 at each selvage|
|VIII||Black||2 at center of warp|
|XII||Red||1 at each selvage|
|XIII*||Black||2 at each selvage|
|XIX||Green||2 at center of warp|
|XXII||Black||2 at selvage and 2 at center|
|XXVI||Yellow||2 at center of warp|
|XXVII||Black||1 at each selvage|
Manufacturer’s identification: Each manufacturer of types VII, IX, X and XIII shall incorporate, as part of the binder warp, 2 ends dyed to match the shade assigned to that manufacturer in accordance with MIL-STD-1480
Shuttleless loom identification: When shuttleless loom construction is utilized for classes 1A and 2 , the catch-cord shall be 70 or 210 or 400 denier nylon, color-sealed black. Alternatively, the catch cord shall be 70, 90 or 150 denier polyester color-sealed black.
* These being double plain weaves the identification yarns shall weave so that one end shall show on the face and one on the back at each selvage.