COMPONENTS OF END lTEM AND BASIC ISSUE lTEMS LIST
Section I. INTRODUCTION
This appendix lists components of end item and Basic Issue Items (BII) for the Air Compressor to
help you inventory items required for safe and efficient operation.
The Components of End Item and Basic Issue Items Lists are divided into the following sections:
a. Section II. Components of End/tern. This listing is for information purposes only, and is not authority
to requisition replacements. These items are part of the end item, but are removed and separately packaged
for transportation or shipment. As part of the end item, these items must be with the end item whenever it is
issued or transferred between property accounts. Illustrations are furnished to assist you in identifying the
b. Section ///. Basic Issue Items. These are the minimum essential items required to place the Air
Compressor in operation, to operate it, and to perform emergency repairs. Although shipped separately
packaged, BlI must be with the Air Compressor during operation and whenever it is transferred between
property accounts. The illustrations will assist you with hard-to-identify items. This manual is your authority
to request/requisition replacement Bn, based on TOE/MTOE authorization of the end item.
The following provides an explanation of columns found in the tabular listings:
a. Column (1) - Illustration Number (Illus. Number). This column indicates the number of the illustra-
tion in which the item is shown.
b. Column (2) - National Stock Number. Indicates the National stock number assigned to the item and
will be used for requisitioning purposes.
c. Column (3) - Description. Indicates the Federal item name and, if required, a minimum description to
identify and locate the item. The last line for each item indicates the FSCM (in parentheses) followed by the
d. Column (4) - Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the measure used in performing the actual operation-
al/maintenance function. This measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical abbreviation (e. g., ea, in,
e. Column (5) - Quantity Required (Qty. Rqr). Indicates the quantity of the item authorized to be used
with/on the equipment.