What Is a Parachute Made of?


Parachutes are made of strong weaved nylon and sometimes silk material. Nylon is strong enough to slow the motion of an object by creating drag. Parachutes are used to drop foods, medicines, bombs as well as carry people.
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A parachute is a device used to slow the motion of an object through an atmosphere by creating drag, or in the case of ram-air parachutes, aerodynamic lift. Parachutes are usually made out of light, strong cloth, originally silk, now most commonly nylon.
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