piece of soft pegwood freshly tapered
(1) Clean all metal parts, except as
for each jewel.
noted, in solvent, Federal Specifi-
cation PD-680. Use a soft brush;
(5) Be certain any deposits of grease
or other foreign matter are cleaned
dry thoroughly. Keep parts free from
from pins, insulation, and threads of
dust particles until reassembled.
(2) Wash dial and glass cover with pure
(6) Clean pointer assemblies with a soft
soap and water being extremely care-
eraser such as art gum.
ful to avoid damage to dial paint.
Rinse and dry; keep parts free from
finger marks until reassembled.
Inspect the disassembled indicator in ac-
cordance with the following steps.
vent and dry thoroughly. Do not
(1) Visually inspect all metal parts, as
applicable, for breaks, cracks, nicks,
fingers; use lint free gloves or suit-
s c r a t c h e s , scoring, stripped or
able tools. To avoid corrosion, in-
crossed threads, corrosion, distortion,
spect and relubricate bearings im-
worn plating, pitting, gouging, or
m e d i a t e l y after they have been
other obvious defects.
cleaned as outlined in (1) above.
(2) Perform nondestructive inspection as
Table 5. Nondestructive Inspection Test Data
Inspect for bent,
broken, and loose
terminal pins, for
and loose insulation,
and for stripped
Examine for chips,
cracks, and dis-
Pointer Assemblies Visual
chipped and dam-
Inspect for dam-
aged raceways and
Inspect before and
for cracks and