This appendix provides a summary of the maintenance operations for Grounding Kit, MK-2551A/U. It authorizes levels of
maintenace for specific maintenance functions of repairable items and components and the tools and equipment required
to perform each function. This appendix may be used as an aid in planning maintenance operations.
Maintenance functions will be limited to and defined as follows:
To determine the serviceability of an item by comparing its physical, mechanical, and/or electrical
characteristics with established standards through examination.
To verify serviceability and to detect incipient failure by measuring the mechanical or electrical
characteristics of an item and comparing those characteristics with prescribed standards.
Operations required periodically to keep an item in proper operating condition, i e., to clean
(decontaminate), to preserve, to drain, to paint, or to replenish fuel, lubricants, hydraulic fluids, or compressed air sup-
To maintain, within prescribed limits, by bringing into proper or exact position, or by setting the operating
characteristics to the specified parameters.
To adjust specified variable elements of an item to bring about optimum or desired performance.