1.1 This specification covers requirements for ferrous and nonferrous inch balls. The balls covered in this specification are intended for use in bearings, bearing applications, check valves, and other components using balls.
1.2 This is a general specification. The individual item requirements shall be as specified herein in accordance with the Annex A2 through Annex A9 MS sheet standards. In the event of any conflict between requirements of this specification and the Annex A2 through Annex A9 MS sheet standards, the latter shall govern.
1.3 The values given in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.4 This specification contains many of the requirements of MIL-B-1083, which was originally developed by the Department of Defense and maintained by the Defense Supply Center Richmond. The following government activity codes may be found in the Department of Defense, Standardization Directory SD-1.
|Preparing Activity||Custodians||Review Activities|
|DLA-GS||Army-AT||Army-AV, EA, AR, MI|
|Air Force-99||Air Force- 11, 84|
1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory requirements prior to use.
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