Reference Block, three-notched aluminum (0.008, 0.020, 0.040 EDM notches)
Teflon Tape, refer to Table 1-8
Aircraft Marking Pencil, refer to Table 1-8
184.108.40.206 Preparation of Helicopter. The helicopter shall be prepared for safe ground maintenance. A partial inspection
for cause (visual indications, sites of mechanical damage, corrosion, etc.) may be performed on all exposed surfaces of
the installed part using this procedure. If required, the tail gearbox shall be removed in accordance with the applicable
technical manuals listed in Table 1-1.
220.127.116.11 Access. Access is obtained through the tail gearbox cover (Figure 1-4, Item 5T-6T-12).
Use only appropriate platforms, workstands, or other approved locally procured stands and
restraint equipment when working above 10 feet on helicopters in a nontactical environment.
Otherwise, personnel injury could result from accidental falls.
18.104.22.168 Preparation of Part. The part shall be thoroughly cleaned. Refer to Preparation of Part or Area for NDI,
22.214.171.124 NDI Equipment Settings.
Make the following initial settings on the Eddy Current Inspection Unit, NORTEC-19e".
- 200 KHz
Refer to Eddy Current Method, paragraph 1.4.11. Set up on test block as follows:
Null probe on test block.
Adjust phase as required to obtain horizontal lift-off.
Move probe over all three notches in test block. Adjust gain to obtain a three block vertical signal when
probe is passed over 0.040-inch notch in test block. (See the standard instrument display shown in Figure
126.96.36.199 Inspection Procedure. Refer to Eddy Current Method, paragraph 1.4.11 and Figure 3-10.