Figure 3-35. Snap fastener assemblies used on airdrop equipment, typical.
replacement. Remove and replace a damaged snap
a. Repair. The only repair that may be performed
fastener as follows:
on a snap fastener assembly is reseating of the fastener
(1) Original snap fastener removal.
which will be accomplished using the applicable
procedures and tools prescribed in paragraph b below.
(a) Cut the crimped edge of the
b. Replacement. A snap fastener assembly which
applicable snap fastener assembly part at three or four
is defective or cannot be reseated will be replaced with
points with diagonal nippers.
a serviceable item from stock. However, if only one part
(b) Using a suitable type tool, pry back
of a fastener is defective, such as the socket or stud,
the fastener crimped edges and remove the applicable
just that particular portion of the fastener assembly will
defective fastener parts.