18.104.22.168 Preparation of Helicopter. The helicopter shall be prepared for safe ground maintenance and the rotor hub
removed in accordance with the applicable technical manuals listed in Table 1-1.
22.214.171.124 Access. Not applicable.
126.96.36.199 Preparation of Part. The part shall be thoroughly cleaned. Refer to Preparation of Part or Area for NDI,
188.8.131.52 NDI Equipment Settings. Refer to Magnetic Particle Method, paragraph 1.4.8.
184.108.40.206 Inspection Procedure. A magnetic field shall be applied to the part perpendicular to the orientation of possible
cracks. Positions for this inspection are illustrated in Figure 2-5.
a. Select AC on the AC/DC power switch.
b. Place probe/yoke on part in Position 1 as shown.
Press the test switch and apply a light coat of magnetic particle media at the same time. Remove the media
momentarily before removing the current. Current should be applied for no more than five seconds.
d. Inspect for cracks using the black light.
Repeat steps a. through e. for Position 2.