mation or failure when the parts connected by the welds are subjected to proof
and service loading. Parent materials, weld filler metals, and fabrication tech-
niques shall be as required to enable the spreader to conform to the examination
and test requirements specified in section 4. Parts to be joined by fillet welds
shall be brought into as close contact as possible and in no event shall be
separated by more than 3/16 inch, unless appropriate bridging techniques are
used. Unless otherwise specified, the welding process used in fabrication of
the spreader shall be at the option of the contractor (see 6.2).
18.104.22.168 Welder certification. Welders shall be certified according to AWS
B2.1, Standard for Welding Procedures and Performance Qualifications.
3.25.2 Bolted connections. Boltholes shall be accurately formed and shall
have the burrs removed. Washers or lockwashers shall be provided where neces-
sary. Matching thread areas securing bolts conforming to SAE J429 or capscrews
shall be of sufficient strength to withstand the tensile strength of the bolt.
All fasteners shall be correctly torqued and shall have full thread engagement.
22.214.171.124 Riveted connections. Rivets shall fill the holes completely. The
upset rivet heads shall be full, neatly made, concentric with the rivet holes,
and in full contact with the surface of the member, and shall be in accordance
with SAE J492.
Unless otherwise specified, the following
3.26 Government-loaned property.
property as applicable in the quantities indicated will be loaned by the
Government (see 6.5):
Truck, dump, 5-ton,
6 X 6, M929
Truck, dump, 5-ton
6 X 6, M930
3.27 Treatment and painting. The portions of the spreader normally painted
internally and externally shall be cleaned, treated, and painted in accordance
with MIL-T-704, type F or G, as applicable. Unless otherwise specified (see
6.2) top coat color shall be camouflage green 383 conforming to MIL-C-46168.
`The spreader shall then be overcoated in accordance with the Government
furnished camouflage patterns with MIL-C-46168 top coat of the colors specified
in the camouflage patterns, with the exception that the first article may be
camouflage green 383.