(1) Wash the front chain assemblies (6, fig. 4-9),
intermediate chain assemblies (4), and rear chain
assemblies (1) in drycleaning solvent (item 1, App.
D), to remove foreign matter.
(2) Inspect all chain assemblies for cracked or
broken links and hooks and damaged or missing
(3) Using proper tools, straighten bent links in
(4) Using proper welding procedures, weld
cracked or broken links and hooks in chain
(5) Replace an unserviceable chain assembly
that cannot be repaired with a serviceable one.
(6) Fabricate chain assembly covers as
(a) Using the unserviceable cover (2, 5, or 7)
as a pattern, cut a new cover from the bulk cotton
duck cloth (NSN 8305-00-170-5871).
(b) Machnine screw the long edges together
to form the cover.
Legends for Figure 4-8.
1. Leg, Connecting
2. Leg, Upper
Legends for Figure 4-9.
11. Hook and Key Ring
12. Pin, Clevis
13. Pin, Cotter
c. Load Binder.
Drycleaning solvent, P-D-680, used to
clean parts is potentially dangerous to
personnel and property. Use in a well-
ventilated area as the fumes are
dangerous if inhaled. Avoid repeated
and prolonged skin contact. Do not use
near open flame or excessive heat. Flash
point of solvent is 100°F - 138°F (38°C -
(1) Wash the load binders (3, fig. 4-9) in
drycleaning solvent (item 1, App. D), to remove
foreign matter, and inspect for cracked, broken,
bent, or missing parts.
(2) Using proper tools, straighten bent load
(3) Using proper welding procedures, weld
cracks or breaks in load binder parts.
(4) Replace unserviceable load binders that
cannot be repaired with serviceable ones.
1. Chain Assembly, Rear
9. Bracket, Rear
4. Chain Assembly, Intermediate
10. Bracket, Front
6. Chain Assembly, Front