3.1 Materials. Materials and parts shall be in accordance with applicable drawings
3.2 Adapters. The adapter assemblies shall comply with all requirements specified
on drawings (Dwgs) AC200000414, AC200000461, AC200000501, ACV00053,
ACV00124, ACV00134, ACV00155, ACV00156, ACV00647 and ACV00648 as
applicable and associated drawings and with all requirements specified in applicable
specifications and standards.
3.3 Welding. The welding shall comply with the requirements of MIL-STD-1261
Class 1. The welding procedure and workmanship specimens shall be submitted prior to
production in accordance with MIL-STD-1261.
3.4 Lifting ring (bar) pull test. Lifting rings (bars) of the adapter top assembly
shall withstand a (non-destructive) load of 2,500 pounds minimum (min.) for a duration
of 30 seconds minimum. (See 184.108.40.206)
3.5 Painted surface. The painted surfaces of the adapters shall comply with the
requirements of Dwg AC200000423 (Chemical Agent Resistant Coating (CARC)) and
applicable drawings. The adapters for PA116 Container (Dwg AC200000461) is the only
adapter which has the option of complying with CARC requirements or with
requirements for conventional coating (see 3.5.1).
3.5.1 Conventional coating. The painted surface of the adapters (applicable only
to PA116 Container pallet top adapters used for training rounds on wooden pallets) shall
comply with the requirements of the applicable drawings, TT-C-490 and with instructions
3.6 Unit load tests. The metal pallet adapters, as part of unit loaded pallets, shall
conform to the requirements specified in MIL-STD-1660.
3.7 First article inspection. When specified in the contract or purchase order (see
6.2), a sample shall be subjected to first article inspection in accordance with the
technical provisions herein (see 4.3).
3.8.1 Adapters. The adapters shall be regular, smooth, and free from wrinkles,
cracks, rough spots, burrs, sharp edges, and other defects that might affect the
serviceability, durability and safety of the adapters. Weld spatter is permissible on non-
load bearing surfaces provided it is firmly attached.
3.8.2 Paint coating. The finished coat shall cover all required surfaces and be
continuous. Paint runs are permissible provided they are no more than 3 inches in length,
solid and free from cracks and blisters. Excess thickness is acceptable in areas where