NPFC - MIL-DTL-197
PACKAGING OF BEARINGS, ASSOCIATED PARTS AND SUBASSEMBLIES
|Publication Date:||9 July 2000|
This specification covers the cleaning, drying, preservation, packing and marking of stock and production antifriction bearings, associated parts and subassemblies.
The requirements of MIL-STD-2073 are not applicable for this specification.
Military and Federal Specifications and Standards have been replaced with non-government standards whenever possible.
The applicability for this document has changed to include all types and classes of bearings, associated parts, and subassemblies that require packaging by MIL-DTL-197.
The specification assigns default preservation and packing methods. The specification allows flexibility for contracting officers, providing additional requirements that may be selected from APPENDICES when a greater degree of protection is required or other requirements are needed.
The requirements of this specification may not apply for the items intended for delivery-at-sea, items delivered during wartime, or items delivered requiring reusable containers.
Commercial packaging requirements have been deleted from this specification. ASTM D3951 is the guide for commercial packaging. Note that the Clean room requirements and other requirements found in MIL-DTL-197 are not required when using Commercial Processes. Beneficial comments (recommendations, additions, deletions) and any pertinent data which may be of use in improving this document should be addressed to: Commander, Defense Supply Center - Richmond, DSCR-VBD, 8000 Jefferson Davis Highway, Richmond, VA 23297-5821, by using the self-addressed Standardization Document Improvement Proposal (DD Form 1426) appearing at the end of this document or by letter.
This specification is intended for use as a reference in section 5 of the bearing commodity specifications and for direct reference in acquisition documents. It is intended to furnish direction in... View More
This specification is intended for use as a reference in section 5 of the bearing commodity specifications and for direct reference in acquisition documents. It is intended to furnish direction in the packaging of bearings at Military and other Government activities and at plants of commercial subcontractors. The packaging requirements specified herein are intended to ensure proper and safe transportation, storage and stowage of bearings for shipment to Government activities.View Less