Slight marking on ring caused by
crimping tool shall not be cause for
between crimped ends of lockring
will not be cause for rejection
providing no elastic bands In shock
cord are pinched or cut.
Assure that minimum of 1/2 inch of elastic
shock cord extends beyond last wrap of serving cord.
assemblies as outlined in paragraph 9-26d, step (11).
Storage of Elastic Shock Cords. In addition to
the general storage requirements for rubber items in TM
1-1500-204-23-6, the following practices shall be
employed during storage of shock absorbers and elastic
· Store cords so they shall not be subject to
· Keep stocks of cord at a minimum, but
consistent with operating requirements.
· Maintain temperature of storage area between
32 and 80°F (0 and 270C) when possible
During summer months, keep elastic shock
cord and assemblies In the coolest part of the
· Locate storage area where elastic shock cord
and assemblies shall be free of contact with
oil, grease, solvent, fumes, direct sunlight, or
local heat concentrations. Avoid storage
adjacent to steam pipes, space heaters, or
· Do not store items containing chemicals
harmful to rubber products near elastic shock
cord and assemblies.
· Store elastic shock cord and assemblies from
storage areas for manufacture or delivery on
the basis of the oldest material being used
first. This assures that no cord shall spend an
excessive time in storage and thus lessen its
active service life.
· Dispense elastic shock cord and assemblies
from storage areas for manufacture or
delivery on the basis of the oldest material
being used first. This assures that no cord
shall spend an excessive time in storage and
thus lessen Its active service life.