REPLACE PRESSNUT Continued
Enlarge the hole in the parent material (2) to accommodate method A, B, or C repair options.
If replacing pressnuts in the drivers floor plate, install pressnut into formed material, then weld
formed material to floor plate in accordance with method C. Use floor plate cover for template.
If required: form a piece of material (3) to fill or cover the hole in parent material (same thickness and material as parent
If required: weld formed piece of material (3) in place in accordance with TM 9-237.
If required: drill or punch hole (1) of proper size in new repaired material. See Table 1, page 0043 00-3.
Do not chamfer, break or deburr edges of hole on entering side (2). Installation should always be made on the exit side
on the punched holes.
Drive new pressnut with appropriate drive tool to properly seat pressnut in repaired material.