And the parachute manufacturers have invested years and huge amounts of money into their own R&D processes, and have corporate strategies and goals that (right now) may not include any modifications to the fabric they use or the suppliers of said fabric. It's not that they're not interested in changes. Both PD and Aerodyne, for example, have come out with innovative new fabrics in the last few years (PD's Optimum fabric, Aerodyne's ZPX fabric). It may be that their corporate focus is now elsewhere, on different things and they're not going to just devote their resources to the investigation of your fabric as a viable option just because you think they should.
It doesn't seem like he's looking for a production run, just for assistance building a one-off to see how the material performs.
(This post was edited by excaza on Jul 30, 2012, 12:19 PM)
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() on Jul 30, 2012, 12:19 PM