GROMMET MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
This task covers:
Repair kit, tentage (Appendix B, Section III, Item 2)
Tool kit, general mechanic's (Appendix B, Section III, Item 2)
Lumber, softwood (Appendix D, Item 6)
Complexing Kit Passageway removed from shelter. (Refer to para 2-5.)
The first step applies only if grommet has not been completely torn away from fabric.
Cut damaged grommet from connector assembly.
If fabric repair is required, refer to paragraph 5-2.
Insert a grommet.
A die inserted grommet consists of two brass parts. The male half, called a barrel, is
smooth. The female half, called a washer, has spurs that grip the fabric.