ARMY TM 5-5420-212-23
MARINE CORPS TM 08676A-23/3
PUSH BAR ADAPTER, BRACKETS
This task covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanics, Automotive (GMTK) (1, Appendix B, Section III)
Shop Equipment, Supplemental No.1 (3, Appendix B, Section III)
Shop Equipment, Common No.1 (2, Appendix B, Section III)
Standard C-clamp, 8 inch (8, Appendix B, Section III)
Pre-Treatment Primer, (14, Appendix C)
Primer Paint, (15, Appendix C)
Finish Paint, (16 and 17 Appendix C)
Sealing Compound, Boscoprene (13, Appendix C)
Push bar removed from truck or pallet and placed on raised, flat surface.
Remove any dirt, grease or other foreign matter from damaged area or welds.
Remove any flaking paint.
Carry out a thorough visual inspection to determine extent of damage.
Check for bent or distorted channels and plates, and cracked welds.
Wear protective eye goggles when chipping or grinding. Failure to do so can result in eye
injuries and loss of sight.
Cracked or damaged welds
Remove cracked or damaged welds by grinding or chipping.
Apply fillet welds maintaining dimensions as shown. See Appendix E for weld procedures.
Closely inspect weld and carry out dye penetrant test. Any cracks shall be chipped out and
Clean surfaces, apply pre-treatment, primer and finish paint.
Seal unwelded edges with sealing compound.