ANSWERS TO REVIEW QUESTIONS
ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS FOR LESSON 1
A1. The Tool Control Program is based on the concept of a family of specialized
toolboxes and pouches configured for instant inventory before and after each
maintenance action. The content and configuration of each container is
tailored to the task, work center, and equipment maintained.
A2. Good tool work habits include:
Keep each tool in its proper stowage place
Keep tools in good condition
Keep your tool allowance complete
Use each tool only for the job it was designed to do
A3. Striking tools include:
Ball peen hammer
Cross peen hammer
Mallets and sledges
A4. Machinists' hammers are used on metal and machinery. Soft-faced hammers
are used when there is a danger of damaging the surface of the work, such as
when pounding on a machined surface. Mallets are used to drive wooden-
handled chisels, gouges, and wooden pins. Short-handled sledges are used to
drive driftpins, large nails, and to strike cold chisels and small hand-held rock
drills. Long-handled sledges are used break rock and concrete, to drive spikes
or stakes, and to strike rock drills and chisels. Claw hammers are used for
A5. Striking tools should be kept clean and free of oil. The heads should be dressed
to remove any battered edges. A light film of oil should be kept on mallets to
maintain a little moisture in the head. Hammer handles should be kept tight.
A6. Do not use a hammer handle for bumping parts in assembly, and never use it as
a pry bar. Do not strike a hardened steel surface with a steel hammer.
A7. The different types of wrenches are open end, box, combination, socket,
ratchet, torque and, adjustable, such as the union nut, pipe, and strap
wrenches. There are also spanner and setscrew wrenches.
A8. Wrenches are used to turn nuts, bolts, pipes, and setscrews.
A9. The safety precautions that apply to wrenches are:
Always use a wrench that fits the nut properly
Keep wrenches clean and free from oil
Do not increase the leverage of a wrench by slipping a pipe over the
Determine which way a nut should be turned before trying to loosen it