5-17. M2 TAP APRON.
This task covers:
Inspect M2 TAP Apron
Repair M2 TAP Apron Material
Repair Strapping and Tunnels
Replace Webbing and Buckles
Maintenance Kit (Appendix B, Section III, Item 2)
Sewing Machine (Appendix B, Section III, Item 5)
Adhesive, Caroline (Appendix F, Item 3)
Buckle, 5/8 inch (Appendix C-3, Item 2)
Chalk, White (Appendix F, Item 1)
Fastener, Quick Release (Appendix C-3, Item 1)
Ink Pad (Appendix F, Item 11)
Ink, Stencil (Appendix F, Item 12)
Roller, Hand (Appendix B, Item 16)
Stencil Roller (Appendix F, Item 18)
Thread, Polyester (Appendix C-3, Item 5)
Talc, Tech (Appendix F, Item 21)
Apron must be clean and decontaminated.
Inspect. Inspect apron in accordance with procedures outlined in Table 2-1. Use Equipment Inspection and
Maintenance Worksheet DA Form 2404 to record all defects found. The maximum number of patches allowed is 10 per
section for each section of apron. If inspection reveals a condition that renders the apron unserviceable, turn-in IAW
local SOP, otherwise, stencil with next inspection due date.
Repair Stitching. Repair stitching IAW procedures in paragraph 5-8. All stitching shall be Type 301, with 8 10
stitches per inch. See paragraph 5-8.
Repair Apron Material. No more than 10 patches may be applied to the any section of the apron. Make repairs
IAW paragraph 5-9.
Repair Strapping and Tunnels. Repair strapping and tunnels IAW paragraph 5-10.