During testing, note that sufficient brake pressure as
BRAKE PRESSURE CONTROL ASSEMBLY
specified in the applicable handbook of instructions for
the unit being tested can be obtained. If sufficient brake
pressure cannot be obtained, add more hydraulic fluid,
Test brake pressure control assembly (9, fig. 5)
Military Specification MIL-H-5606. If sufficient brake
by installing a starter, actuator, or retraction motor
pressure still cannot be obtained, the brake pressure
known to be serviceable and test unit in accordance with
control assembly is damaged and will be replaced.
the applicable handbook of instructions for the particular
unit being tested.
Section III. TORQUEMETER
56. TORQUEMETER DESCRIPTION
b. Inspection and Repair.
the torquemeter (13).
The torquemeter (13, fig. 5) indicates amount
of holding torque, in foot-pounds, applied to unit being
(2) No repair will be performed on parts of the
tested. Its measuring device is a hydraulic capsule
torquemeter (13). The torquemeter will
connected to a torque indicator using a Bourdon tube-
be replaced with a serviceable one if any
type pressure unit. The hermetically sealed hydraulic
defect is found.
system of the torquemeter contains specially designed
self-damping features which eliminate chatter and
59. TORQUEMETER INSTALLATION
permit accurate readings.
57. TORQUEMETER REMOVAL
60. TORQUEMETER TESTING
for removal of the
Inasmuch as the torquemeter (11, fig. 2) reads
58. TORQUEMETER CLEANING, INSPECTION, AND
directly in foot-pounds and the torque arm is 1 foot long,
releasing brake pressure and applying a known weight
at a point immediately above the pushrod (1, fig. 4).
For example, a 200-pound weight should register 200