AMMUNITION RACK REPAIR (Sheet 1 of 1)
Aluminum welding outfit
1/8 in. twist drill
Portable electrical drill, 1/4 in.
3/32 in. thick aluminum stock
consists of welding cracks and
broken welds. Welding can be
accomplished with the ammunition
rack in the turret or removed from
Using 1/8 inch drill, drill hole through metal at each end of crack.
Remove finish from approximately 1-1/2 inches on each side of crack and clean area (TM 9-247 ).
Measure length of crack and cut a strip of 3/32 inch aluminum, 2 inches wide and length of crack.
Weld boken welds or aluminum strip to cover crack (TM 9-237).
Inspect welded area and remove rough or high spots inside and outside ammunition tube.
Clean welded area and treat surfaces (TM 9-237).
Install ammo rack (TM 9-2350-222-20-1).
Install turret if removed (TM 9-2350-222-34-2).
End of Task