Components of the booster test stands shall be made
of materials as specified on the applicable drawings.
hardness, and other characteristics of all materials shall comply with
the provisions of the pertinent specification and as indicated on the
No design change shall be made in any component
3.2 Design changes.
which will alter the functional characteristics of the complete equipment.
Design changes not in the foregoing category but intended only to simplify
fabrication, may be made only on receipt of approval in writing, prior to
manufacture or use, from the Bureau of Ordnance.
Approval of such changes
shall not constitute a deviation from the requirements of this specification.
Dimensions and tolerances shall be as specified on
Where tolerances are not given, the dimensions shall
the pertinent drawings.
be adhered to within the limitations customary in good commercial practice.
Metal components shall be finished in accordance with
requirements on the pertinent drawings.
The surfaces of all components shall
be free from burrs, roughness, and excessive oxides or corrosion.
All identification nameplates and markings indicated
on the drawings shall be present and shall be clearly legible.
The stands shall be uniform in appearance and of
good quality, comparable to general commercial practice. They shall be
free from cracks, burrs, splits, sharp edges and other defects which may
hinder their functional operation or be injurious to handling personnel.