MAINTENANCE ALLOCATION CHART (MAC)
This Section provides a general explanation of all maintenance
and repair functions authorized at various maintenance categories.
The Maintenance Allocation Chart (MAC) in section II designates
overall responsibility for the performance of maintenance function
on the identified end item or component
will be consistent with the
capacities and capabilities of the designated maintenance
Section III lists the tools and equipment required for each
maintenance function as referenced from Section II.
Section IV contains supplemental instructions and explanatory notes
for a particular maintenance function.
B-2. Maintenance functions. Maintenance functions will be limited to and
defined as follows:
a. Inspect. To determine serviceability of an item by comparing its
physical, mechanical, or electrical characteristics with
established standards through, examination.
Test. To verify servicability by measuring the mechanical or
electrical characteristics of an item, and comparing those
characteristics with prescribed standards.
c. Service. 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, chemical fluids or gases,
To maintain within prescribed limits, by grinding into
proper or exact position, or by setting the operating
characteristics to specified parameters.
e. Align. To adjust specified variable elements of an item to bring
about optimum or desired performance.