Table 2-1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (Cont)
Item to be
Cable can become frayed or contain
broken wires. Wear heavy leather gloves
when handling cable. Frayed or broken
wires can injure hands. Failure to
comply may result in injury to personnel.
a. Spool out SRW cable completely (TM 9-2320-
365-10); and inspect for kinks, sharp bends,
abrasions, and broken wires.
Check that there are no more than six
randomly distributed broken wires in any six-
inch section of cable or three broken wires in
one bundle (breaks 3, 4, 5) in a six-inch
b. More than six
broken wires in a
or three broken
wires in one
bundle in a six-
inch section is
c. Kinking, crushing, or any other damage
resulting in distortion of the cable structure.