4.6.1 Chemical analysis. Sampling and testing for chemical analysis shall be in
accordance with FED-STD-151, Method 111.1 or 112.1 (see 3.2.1).
4.6.2 Hardness tests. Unless otherwise specified, one bearing or bushing from each
500 or portion thereof, but not less than two bearings or bushings from each lot shall be tested
for hardness in accordance with FED-STD-151.
4.7 Inspection of packaging. The sampling and inspection of the preservation and
interior package marking shall be in accordance with groups A and B quality conformance
inspection requirements of MIL-P-116. The sampling and inspection of packing for shipment
and storage shall be in accordance with the quality assurance provisions of the applicable
container specifications shown in section 5. The inspection of marking for shipment and
storage shall be in accordance with MIL-STD-129.
5.1 Preservation. Preservation shall be level A or C as specified (see 6.2).
5.1.1 Level A.
126.96.36.199 Preservation and unit packing. Bearings and bushings which are not graphite
filled shall be cleaned by process C-5, dried, coated with preservative compound conforming
to type P-2, and packed individually in accordance with method IC-2 of MIL-P-116. Graphite
filled bearings and bushings shall be packed individually in accordance with method IC-2 of
MIL-P-116. Unit containers for method IC-2 shall conform to PPP-B-636, class domestic box
closure, shall be as specified in the applicable specification or appendix thereto.
188.8.131.52 Intermediate packing. Unit-packed bearings and bushings shall be placed in an
intermediate container conforming to PPP-B-636, class weather-resistant. The quantity of
unit packs to be placed in the intermediate container shall be in accordance with instructions
furnished by the purchasing agency (see 6.2).
5.1.2 Level C. Level C preservation shall be in accordance with MIL-STD-1190.
5.2 Packing. Packing shall be Level A, B or C as specified (see 6.2).
5.2.1 Level A. Bearings and bushings preserved as specified in 5.1 shall be packed in
overseas type shipping containers conforming to PPP-B-585, or PPP-B-601. Exterior
containers shall be uniform in shapes and size, of minimum cube and tare consistent with the
protection required, and contain identical quantities. Containers shall be closed and strapped
as specified in the applicable specification or appendix thereto. The gross weight shall be not
greater than 200 pounds.
5.2.2 Level B. Bearings and bushing preserved as specified (see 6.2) shall be packed
in domestic type exterior container conforming to PPP-B-585, PPP-B-591, or PPP-B-636.