h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on
ZNonreparable item. When unserviceable, con-
the illustration figure, which is prepared for a func-
demn and dispose at the level indicated in
tional group, subfunctional group, or an assembly.
4. Special Information
H R e p a r a b l e i t e m . W h e n uneconomically
reparable, condemn and dispose at the general
The following publication pertains to the PU-545/A
and its components:
D--Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair
capability, return to depot. Condemnation
and disposal not authorized below depot level.
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the National
a. When National stock number or part number is
stock number assigned to the item and will be used
for requisitioning purposes.
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
the functional group within which the item belongs.
used by the manufacturer (individual, company,
This is necessary since illustrations are prepared for
firm, corporation, or Government activity), which
functional groups and listings are divided into the
controls the design and characteristics of the item
b y m e a n s o f i t s e n g i n e e r i n g drawings,
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
functional group to which the item belongs.
requirements to identify an item or range of items.
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration
and note the illustration figure and item number of
When a stock numbered item is
requisitioned, the repair part received
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find
may have a different part number than
t h e figure and item n u m b e r noted on the
the part being replaced.
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
b. When National stock number or part number is
The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB
708-42 which is used to identify the manufacturer,
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock
distributor, or Government agency, etc.
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
National stock number or part number. This index
and, if required, a minimum description to identify
is in NIIN sequence followed by a list of part num-
bers in alphameric sequence, cross-referenced to the
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard
illustration figure number and item number.
of the basic quantity of the listed item as used in
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
performing the actual maintenance function. This
number, locate the figure and item number in the
measure is e x p r e s s e d by a two-character
repair parts list.
alphabetical abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc). When
the unit of measure differs from the unit of issue, the
lowest unit of issue that will satisfy the required
units of measure will be requisitioned.
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