MARINE CORPS TM 6115-12/7
C-2. EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS IN SECTION II. (cont)
B - Test. To verify serviceability and
mechanical failure by use of test equipment.
C - Service. To clean, to preserve, to
to detect electrical or
lubricants, cooling agent, and air.
If it is desired that elements, such as
painting and lubricating, be defined separately, they may be so listed.
D - Adjust.
To rectify to the extent necessary to bring into proper
E - Align.
To adjust specified variable elements of an item to bring to
F - Calibrate.
To determine the corrections to be made in the readings
of instruments or test equipment used in precise measurement.
the comparison of two instruments,
one of which is a certified standard of
known accuracy, to detect and adjust any discrepancy in the accuracy of the
instrument being compared with the certified standard.
To set up for use in an operational environment such as an
emplacement, site, or vehicle.
H - Replace.
To replace unserviceable items with serviceable like items.
I - Repair.
Those maintenance operations necessary to restore an item
to serviceable condition through correction of material damage or a specific
Repair may be accomplished at each category of maintenance.
Normally the highest degree of maintenance performed by
In order to minimize time,
work in process is consistent with
quality and economy of operation.
It consists of that maintenance necessary
to restore an item to completely serviceable condition as prescribed by
maintenance standard in technical publications for each item of equipment.
Overhaul normally does not restore an item to like new, zero mileage, or zero
K- Rebuild. The highest degree of material maintenance.
of restoring equipment as nearly as possible to new condition in accordance
with original manufacturing standards.
Rebuild is performed only when
required by operational considerations or other paramount factors and then
only at the depot maintenance category.
Rebuild reduces to zero the hours or
miles the equipment or component thereof, has been in use.
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