STANDARD TOOL REQUIREMENTS
1. The following are general practices reguarding the use of tools:
a. Always use the proper tool kit and tools for the procedure being preformed.
b. Ensure that tools are clean and lubricated to reduce wear and prevent rust.
c. Keep track of tools. Do not be careless with them.
d. Return tools to toolbox when finished with repair or maintenance,
e. Return toolboxes and tools to tool storage when not in use.
f. Inventory tools before and after each use.
2. Some maintenance tasks may require special or fabricated tools. The "Initial Setup" of the procedure will
specify any special or fabricated tools needed to perform that procedure. Use these special tools only for
the maintenance procedures for which they are designed or specified. If you are unfamiliar with the
required tool, see your supervisor.
USE OF THREAD ADHESIVE
Use caution when using adhesives and sealants. Prolonged inhalation of vapors can cause
lung irritation. Contact with skin can cause dermatitis. Wear gloves and safety goggles and
use product in a well-ventilated area away from open flame. If ingested, keep individual calm
and seek medical attention. DO NOT induce vomiting. If contact with skin or eyes is made,
flush thoroughly with water. Dispose of cleanup rags in accordance with local policy and
ordinances. Failure to follow this warning may cause injury to personnel.
1. All nuts, bolts, and screws used in the installation of the armor kit or when replacing armor kit components
must be coated with thread adhesive, unless otherwise stated.
2. Locknuts supplied with the kit do not require thread adhesive.
USE OF SEALANT
1. When applying sealant, follow manufacturer's instructions on label of container.
2. Sealant should be applied in an even and continuous 1/4 inch bead along mating surfaces.
1. When tightening fasteners, use torque value as specified in Torque Limits (WP 0037).
2. If a unique torque value is required, it will be provided in the procedural step of the task.