in performing the actual maintenance function. This
measure is expressed by a two-character alphabeti-
DThe lowest maintenance level capable of com-
plete repair of the support item is the depot
cal abbreviation (e. g., ea, in, pr, etc). When the unit
of measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest
unit of issue that will satisfy the required units of
Z Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
measure will be requisitioned.
(3) Recoverability code. Recoverability codes
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
are assigned to support items to indicate the dis-
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on
p o s i t i o n action on unserviceable items. The re-
the illustration figure, which is prepared for a func-
coverability code is entered in the fifth position of
tional group, subfunctional group, or an assembly.
the Uniform SMR Code format as follows:
4. Special Information
The following publication pertains to the F-1414/U
Z Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, con-
and its components:
demn and dispose at the level indicated in posi-
T M 11-6625-2781-14-6, Filter, Variable F-
1414/U (HP) Model 8445B).
H Reparable item. When uneconomically repar-
able, condemn and dispose at the general sup-
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
L Reparable item. Repair, condemnation, and dis-
a. When National stock number or part number is
posal not authorized below depot/specialized
repair activity level.
(1) First. Using the table of contents, deter-
mine the functional group within which the item be-
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the National
longs. This is necessary since illustrations are pre-
stock number assigned to the item and will be used
pared for functional groups and listings are divided
for requisitioning purposes.
into the same groups.
d. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
(FSCM). The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed
functional group to which the item belongs.
i n SB 708-41/42 which is used to identify the
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration
manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency,
a n d note the illustration figure and item number of
e. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing,
u s e d by the manufacturer (individual, company,
f i n d the figure and item number noted on the
firm, corporation, or Government activity), which
controls the design and characteristics of the item
b. When National stock number or part number
by means of its engineering drawings, specifica-
t i o n s , standards, and inspection requirements to
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock
identify an item or range of items.
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent Na-
tional stock number or part number. This index is in
When a stock numbered item is requisi-
NIIN sequence followed by a list of part numbers in
tioned, the repair part received may have a
alphameric sequence, cross-referenced to the illus-
different part number than the part being
tration figure number and item number.
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
number, locate the figure and item number in the
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
repair parts list.
and, if required, a minimum description to identify
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the stan-
dard of the basic quantity of the listed item as used
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