USE/CARE OF HANDTOOLS & MEASURING TOOLS - OD1621 - LESSON 2/TASK 2
DRAWKNIFE BEVEL LENGTH AND SHAPE.
a. Purpose. Some scrapers (figure 108 on the following page) are used
for trueing metal, wood, and plastic surfaces which have previously been
machined or filed.
Other scrapers are made to remove paint, stencil
markings, and other coatings from various surfaces.
b. Types of Scrapers.
Scrapers are made in several different shapes
and for varied work.
(1) Carbon Scraper.
Carbon scrapers (figure 108) are flexible and
have an overall length of 9 inches.
The carbon scraper consists of 10
spring steel blades with flexibility controlled by a sliding ferrule.
(2) Bearing Scraper.
Bearing scrapers (figure 108) are used to
scrape the babbitt metal bearings that are used in many Army vehicles and
equipment. Bearing scrapers are issued with a 1 1/2, 2, and 4 inch cutting