POWER GENERATION AND DISTRIBUTION COMPONENTS INSPECTION continued
i. Check connectors for loose mounting (TM 55-1500-323-24).
j. Check connectors and receptacles for cracks, broken connections, and bent or damaged pins
(TM 55-1500-323-24). No cracks allowed. Thread damage not to exceed 50 percent of one thread.
(1) Repair mass termination connectors without shield bus (para 9.135) or mass termination connectors with
shield bus (para 9.136).
k. Check connector operation for smooth positive locking action (TM 55-1500-323-24).
l. Check electrical terminals for damaged threads and loose mounting (TM 55-1500-323-24). Thread
damage not to exceed 50 percent of one thread.
m. Check terminals, shields, and covers for damage and loose mounting (TM 55-1500-323-24).
n. Check buses and conductors for arcing burns (TM 55-1500-323-24).
o. Check components for scratches, nicks, and gouges.
(1) Minor scratches without burrs or raised material that do not penetrate through finish are acceptable.
(2) Nicks and gouges that exceed maximum depth of 0.040 INCH or 10 percent of material thickness not
p. Check for damaged or missing nutplates (TM 1-1500-204-23). Replace as necessary.
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