ARMY TM 10-1670-279-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-27-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-28
(3) Grommet installation by hand-operated press.
(a) Install 1/4-inch chuck and die in hand-operated press, secure locking screws with hex
wrench (figure 2-55).
Figure 2-55. Chuck and Die Installed in Hand-Operated Press.
(b) Insert barrel of replacement grommet through hole in material. Ensure grommet flange
is on same side of material as original grommet (A, figure 2-56).
(c) Position grommet on die in press with barrel facing up, place replacement washer over
barrel (B, figure 2-56).
(d) Depress handle or foot pedal, spreading grommet barrel until collar is rolled down
smoothly on washer (C and D, figure 2-56).
(e) Check grommet for firm seating. If grommet can be turned by hand, repeat step (d)
above, until a firm seat is achieved.