shall be sealed with tape conforming to PPP-T-60, type IV, or caps or plugs
conforming to MIL-C-5501. Package the pressure gage(s) in accordance with method
IC-2 of MIL-P-116, using a box conforming to PPP-B-566 as the unit container. The
complete press, including the pressure gage(s), shall be placed in a fiberboard
box conforming to PPP-B-636, grade W5c. The press shall be immobilized within the
unit container by applying fiberboard pads or cut shapes conforming to PPP-F-320,
class weather-resistant. Box closure shall be accomplished in accordance with the
Industrial preservation shall be as specified in ASTM
5.3 Packing. Packing shall be Level A, Level B, or Industrial. Unless
otherwise specified (see 6.2.1), Industrial packing shall be provided. When
military (Levels A and B) packing is required, it shall be so specified in the
5.3.1 Level A. A quantity of unit packaged presses shall be packed in an
exterior shipping container conforming to PPP-B-601, overseas type, or PPP-B-621,
class 2. The gross weight of the container shall be governed by the limitations
of the applicable container specification. Closure and strapping of the container
shall be in accordance with the applicable box specification. Blocking, bracing,
and cushioning shall be in accordance with MIL-STD-1186.
5.3.2 Level B. Presses shall be packed as specified in 5.3.1 except
shipping containers shall conform to PPP-B-640, class 2.
Industrial packing shall be as specified in ASTM
5.3.3 Industrial packing.
5.4 Marking. Marking shall be Level A, Level B, or Industrial. Unless
otherwise specified (see 6.2.1), Industrial marking shall be provided. When
military (Levels A and B) marking is required, it shall be so specified in the
5.4.1 Level A and B marking.
Level A and B marking shall be as specified in
5.4.2 Industrial marking.
Industrial marking shall be as specified in
6.1 Intended use. The press covered by this specification is intended for
use in correcting bends, twists, and offsets in connecting rods of internal
combustion engines. It is of the hydraulic type and has a minimum capacity of
12.5 tons. It is manually operated and bench mounted. The press is normally used
in shops equipped with connecting rod alignment indicators.
6.2 Ordering data.
6.2.1 Acquisition requirements. Acquisition documents should specify the
(a) Title, number, and date of this specification.
(b) First article when required (see 3.1).