(2) The quantitative allowances for DS/GS
(3) Recoverability Code, indicates whether
levels of maintenance will represent initial stock-
unserviceable items should be returned for re-
age for a 30-day period for the number of equip-
covery or salvage. Items not coded are expend-
able. Recoverability codes are:
(3) Determination of the total quantity of
parts required for maintenance of more than 100
Applied to repair parts and assemblies which
of these equipments can be accomplished by con-
are economically repairable at DSU and
verting the equipment quantity to a decimal fac-
GSU activities and normally are furnished
tor by placing a decimal point before the next to
by supply on an exchange basis.
last digit of the number to indicate hundreths,
Applied to high dollar value recoverable re-
and multiplying the decimal factor by the parts
pair parts which are subject to special
quantity authorized in the 51-100 allowance col-
handling and are issued on an exchange
basis. Such repair parts normally are re-
umn. Example, authorized allowance for 51-100
paired or overhauled at depot maintenance
equipments is 40; for 150 equipments multiply
40 by 1.50 or 60 parts required.
Applied to repair parts specifically selected
h. One-Year Allowances Per 100 Equipments/
for salvage by reclamation units because
Contingency Planning Purposes, Column (9).
of precious metal content, critical materials,
high dollar value reusable casings or cast-
This column indicates the quantity required for
distribution and contingency planning purposes.
(4) This column also lists, below the SMR
The range of items indicates total quantities of
code, an index number for each item in ascending
all authorized items required to provide for ade-
numerical sequence, which is used to locate items
quate support of 100 equipments for one year.
in the publication when the Federal stock num-
i. Depot Maintenance Allowance Per 100 Equip-
ber and/or reference number is known.
ments, Column (10). This column indicates the
b. Federal Stock Number, Column (2). This
quantity authorized for depot maintenance of 100
column indicates the Federal stock number for
equipments. Items authorized for use but not for
initial stockage are identified with an asterisk in
the allowance column.
Description, Column (3). This column indi-
cates the Federal item name and any additional
j. Illustration, Column (11).
description of the item required. A part number
(1) Figure number.
Indicates the figure
or other reference number is followed by the ap-
number of the illustration in which the item is
plicable five-digit Federal supply code for manu-
facturers in parentheses. Material required for
(2) Item number. Indicates the callout num-
manufacture or fabrication is identified.
ber used to reference the item in the illustration.
d. Unit of Issue, Column (4). This column in-
dicates the unit used as basis for issue, e.g., ea,
a. Repair parts mortality has been based on
pr, ft, yd, etc.
1,000 hours of operation per year.
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit Pack, Column
b. Parts which require manufacture or assem-
(5). This column indicates the actual quantity
bly at a category higher than that authorized for
contained in the unit pack.
installation will indicate in the source column the
f. Quantity Incorporated in Unit, Column (6).
This column indicates the quantity of the item
c. The following publications pertain to the
used in the functional group.
welder and its components:
g. Thirty-Day DS/GS Maintenance Allowances,
Columns (7) and (8).
(1) The allowance columns are divided into
tional, field and de-
three subcolumns. Indicated in each subcolumn
is the quantity of items authorized for the num-
ber of equipments supported. Items authorized
TM 5-3431-200-20P Organizational mainte-
for use as required but not for initial stockage
nance repair parts
are identified with an asterisk in the allowance
and special tool lists.