All work shall be accomplished by personnel skilled in the particular trade applicable to their duties in the repair of the
subject items. Patches will be tightly sewn and all reseaming will be secure and free of loose or broken thread. Buttons
will be securely and properly attached. The finished Item shall be complete, clean, well repaired, and free from all
defects affecting its serviceability and appearance.
The inspection or quality control unit is responsible for determining compliance with repair instructions and requirement
for classification. In-process inspection will be performed for quality of workmanship and correct application of repair
procedures. The completed item will be inspected for serviceable condition and appearance to insure against return of
substandard product to supply channels.
18-10. TYPE OF STAIN
Table 18-5. Procedures for stain removal.
PROCEDURES FOR WOOL FABRIC
Rub stain with cold water, place a pad or cloth underneath fabric to absorb
stain, and rub stain with cleaning fluid. If any stain remains, dry the fabric
and rub with soap or synthetic detergent solution. Do not rub excessively
as this may damage the finish of the garment.
Dampen stained area with water. Apply soap or synthetic detergent
solution (with ammonia, if available), tamp with brush, and flush with water.
Same as procedure for food stain.
Fruit or fruit juices
Flush stain area with lukewarm water. Apply soap or synthetic detergent.
solution, tamp with brush, and flush out with water. (If applicable, apply
lemon juice or vinegar and flush thoroughly with water.)
Grease or oil
Scrape off top stain, then saturate stained area with cleaning fluid, tamp
with brush and flush out with cleaning fluid.
Dampen area that is stained with water. Apply soap or synthetic detergent
solution (with ammonia, If available). Tamp with brush and flush with