Section II. REPAIR PROCEDURES
Materials used In the repair of coveralls, hoods, and suits shall be serviceable materials recovered from similar salvaged
items when authorized, or will be new materials as specified in Section III. New materials will be requisitioned from stock
number and or Item description and shall conform to the appropriate specification. When not available from stock,
materials may be purchased locally that conform as closely as possible to the standard material.
Refer to chapter 1 for serviceability classification of the items which compose the protective clothing ensembles.
11-6. REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE
Prior to repair operations, each item shall be inspected by qualified personnel to determine the amount of repair
necessary. The following methods shall be observed as fully as skills, facilities, funds, and local conditions permit. The
sequence of operations shall be determined by repairing organization, unless otherwise prescribed.
Inspection. Inspect all items to determine the amount of repairs needed and whether such repairs can be
accomplished within the organization or evacuate to direct support level of maintenance.
b Repair. Repair to be accomplished at organizational maintenance Is limited to hand sewing and to the
application of patches issued with the impermeable clothing repair kit (Sec. III)
Refer to TM 3-220 for cleaning and decontamination of protective clothing ensembles
Direct Support Maintenance.
(1) Rocket fuel handlers' protective clothing.
This paragraph prescribes the cleaning, the inspection, and the repairs authorized to be performed
on the rocket fuel handlers' protective clothing at the direct support level.
Cleaning and repair will be performed by personnel skilled In the particular trade applicable to their
duties in the maintenance of subject items. Finished Items will be complete, satisfactorily repaired,
and free of all defects affecting serviceability and appearance.