1-7. INSPECTION/CLASSIFICATION PROCEDURES
Instructions contained in this paragraph will be used as a guide in making inspections of clothing and indi-
vidual equipment in the hands of units or individuals for the purpose of determining serviceability and re-
Restitching of open seams NOT to be counted as a tear with no limitation on length
Previous repairs are NOT to be counted when determining maximum number of repairs.
Maximum repairs mean the number of repairs authorized on an item each time it is turned in for
Additional repairs are authorized as long as expenditure limits do not exceed 65 per cent replace-
ment cost. Refer to TB 43-0002-27, Maintenance Expenditure Limits.
Apron, Food Handlers; Chapter 7
Inspection Procedure: Inspect for rips, tears, stains, and missing or damaged tie strings
New and unused items that possess original appearance and serviceability.
Used items that are not suitable for Code A but are dean and undamaged. Some permanent
stains are acceptable.
Unserviceable items that can be repaired by replacing tie strings and repairing minor holes
(maximum repairs, 4 ea and maximum length of repairs is 6 inches).
Unserviceable items that are obviously scrap or cannot meet the criteria for Code F.
Cap, Coldweather; Chapter 8
Inspection Procedure: Inspect for rips, tears, holes, fraying, bums, grease, oil, other contaminants, and
New and unused items possessing original appearance and serviceability.
Used items that are not suitable for Code A and do not have fraying, bums and no more than
4 repaired areas.
Unserviceable items that can be repaired and have no rips, tears, or holes exceeding 1 inch
in diameter or length. Damage to the bib is cause for salvage. Some discoloration is accept-
able. Maximum of 4 repairs per item.
Unserviceable items that are obviously salvage or cannot meet the criteria for Code F.