(c) Electrical lines ------------------ Blue.
(d) Marking of hazard areas ------- Black and yellow.
(7) Normally, safety and hazard markings are established by the maintenance facility commander
and published in local policies and/or SOPs. Different geographical areas could use systems
which utilize different color coding and markings requirements; therefore, local safety policies
must be checked prior to the marking of safety areas and equipment.
(8) AMC Regulation 385-100 is the basis for establishing policies and procedures required for
ammunition maintenance facilities. However, AMC publications are applicable to AMC
facilities only. Each facility performing maintenance will comply with local policies.
(9) In overseas commands, portions of AMC Regulation 385-100 may be extracted, or portions
modified to establish local policies.
e. Process Flow Sheets.
(1) The first form to be completed will be a process flow sheet (Figure 5). A process flow sheet is a
chart to plan and record, in a compact manner and in proper sequence, the operation found in an
operating line. The chart begins with the ammunition to be processed coming from storage and
follows it through each operation to the finished reworked item. Planning also includes use of
applicable Ammunition Packaging Drawing.
(2) Operations arranged in proper sequence fall naturally into five major groups. All types of
ammunition to be processed must go through the following operations:
(3) In planning the flow sheets, the following questions should be considered:
(a) Can any operation be eliminated?
(b) Can any of the operations be combined?
(c) Can any operation be performed better in a different order?
(d) Can any of the operations be simplified?
(4) To fill out the sheet, look at Figure 5, page 12. The first column is the number of the operation in
the process. Each operation is described as an action in the next column. Then, each operation is
noted as either primary or secondary. A primary operation is one that is essential for a smooth
production flow. It is also called a main-line operation because it is on the main line of the