EXPENDABLE SUPPLIES AND MATERIALS LIST
Section I. INTRODUCTION
E-1 . SCOPE
This appendix lists expendable supplies and materials you will need to operate and maintain the
converter. These are authorized to you by CTA 50-970, Expendable Items (Except Medical, Class V,
Repair Parts, and Heraldic Items).
E-2. EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS
a. Column 1- Item Number. This number is assigned to the entry in the listing and is referenced
in the narrative instructions to identify the material (e.g., "Use cleaning compound, item 5, App. E").
b. Column 2- Level. This column identifies the lowest level of maintenance that requires the
Direct Support Maintenance
General Support Maintenance
c. Column 3- National Stock Number. This is the national stock number assigned to the item, use
it to request or requisition the item.
d. Column 4- Description. Indicates the federal item name and, if required, a description to
identify the item. The last line for each item indicates the part number followed by the Federal Supply
Code for Manufacturer (FSCM) in parentheses, if applicable.
e. Column 5- Unit of Meaure (U/M). Indicates the measure used in performing the acutal main-
tenance function. This measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical abbreviation (e.g., ea, in,
pr). If the unit of measure differs from the unit of issue, requisition the lowest unit of issue that will
satisfy your requirements.