Poor appearance of welds (porosity, flux inclusions, excessive
spatter, undercutting, lack of fusion with apparent metal or
Treatment and painting not as specified.
Identification marking missing, incomplete, or not legible.
4.4.2 Test. Reels shall be loaded with 100 pounds of cable and then
lifted axially by the rim from two diametrically opposite sides. Permanent
deformation to any part of the reel shall constitute failure of this test.
Inspection of packaging.
Quality conformance inspection of pack.
18.104.22.168 Units of product. For the purpose of inspection, a completed pack
prepared for shipment shall be considered a unit of product.
Sampling for examination shall be in accordance with
22.214.171.124 Examination. Samples selected in accordance with 126.96.36.199 shall be
examined for the following defects. AQL shall be 2.5 percent defective.
Materials and containers not as specified for Level A or B. Each
incorrect material or container shall be considered on defect.
Reels of unlike description packed together for Level A or B.
Reels not secured within the box to prevent movement or damage for
Level A or B.
Strapping not as specified for Level A or B.
Marking missing, illegible, incorrect, or incomplete for Level A,
Level B, or Commercial.
5.1 Packing. Packing shall be Level A, Level B, or Commercial as
specified (see 6.2).
5.1.1 Level A. Reels of like description shall be packed together in
close-fitting boxes conforming to PPP-B-601, Overseas Type, style optional, in
quantities not to exceed the weight limitations of the box. The reels shall
be secured within the box in a manner to prevent movement or damage. Box
closure and strapping shall be in accordance with the appendix to the box
specification. Strapping shall conform to QQ-S-781, Class 1, Type I or IV,
size as applicable. Unless otherwise specified (see 6.2), strapping shall be
5.1.2 Level B. Reels of like description shall be packed together as
specified in 5.1.1, except boxes shall be Domestic type. As an alternate,
boxes conforming to PPP-B-640, Class 2, style optional or PPP-B-636, V3c,
V11c, V13C, or V15c, style optional, may be used when the quantity to be
packed does not exceed the gross weight or size limitation of the box
specification. Box closure and strapping shall be in accordance with the
appendix to the applicable box specification.
Reels shall be packed in accordance with MIL-STD-1188.