ARMY TM 10-1670-278-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-26-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-27
2-20. Marking and Restenciling.
This task covers:
Brush, Stenciling, Item 4, Appendix D
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
Ink, Marking, Item 10, Appendix D
Marker, Felt Tip, Black, Item 12,
Pen, Ballpoint, Item 15, Appendix D
Layout on packing table or other
Stencil Board, Oiled, Item 20, Appendix D
Stenciling should be used whenever possible. A ballpoint 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
airdrop 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
ballpoint 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 original
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 size.