ARMY TM 10-1670-271-23&P
AIR FORCE TO 14D1-2-464-2
MARINE CORPS TM 01136B-23&P/1
2-19. Marking and Restenciling.
This task covers
Brush, Stenciling, Item 4, Appendix D
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
Ink, Marking, Item 22, Appendix D
Marker, Felt Tip, Black, Item 25,
Pen, Ball Point, Item 30, Appendix D
Layout on packing table or other
Stencil Board, Oiled, Item 40, Appendix D
Stenciling should be used whenever possible. A ball-point pen or felt tip
marker should be used only where stenciling is not possible, or when
stenciling devices are not available. However, only felt tip markers that
contain parachute marking Ink and marked "FOR PARACHUTE MARKING"
is authorized for use in marking air delivery items. Any type ball point pen
using black or blue ink may be used for marking on labels only.
Original stenciled data or marking that becomes faded, illegible, obliterated,
or are removed as a result of performing a repair procedure will be
remarked with a ball-point pen, felt tip marker, or restenciled. All marking
or restenciling will be done on or as near as possible to the original location
and should conform to the original lettering type and size.
a. Marking. Using marking devices such as ballpoint pen or felt tip marker mark on, or as near as
possible to, original location and conform to original lettering type and size.
b. Restenciling. Proceed as follows:
(1) Cut oiled stencilboard to original lettering type and size of data to be restenciled.
(2) Place cut stencilboard over, or as near as possible to, original marking to be restenciled.
(3) Place additional sheet of stencilboard beneath the area to be restenciled to prevent the marking ink
from penetrating to other areas.
(4) Hold stencilboard In place and, using stenciling brush filled with parachute marking ink, restencil
c. Remarking and Restenciling. Remark or restencil original stenciled data or markings that become faded,
illegible, obliterated or have been removed as a result of performing a repair procedure. Ensure all marking or
restenciling is on, or as near as possible to, the original location and conforms to the original lettering type and