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P | Technical Definitions

Packaging Category Code

A four position alphanumeric code used to group items by physical/chemical, weight/fragility, and preservative characteristics. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 182 and MIL-STD-2073-1E, appendix a, tables a.i, a.ii, and a.iii.

Packaging Data Source Code

A one position alpha code that identifies the source from which the packaging data were obtained or received. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 182.

Packaging Design Activity Code

A five position alphanumeric commercial and government entity (CAGE) code that identifies the packaging design activity. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 182 and MIL-STD-2073-1E, appendix e, table e.iv.

Epoxy Primer Coating Kit | 8010-01-309-0329

Epoxy Primer Coating Kit

8010-01-309-0329

Storage Battery | 6140-01-476-8945

Storage Battery

6140-01-476-8945

Electrical Receptacle Connector | 5935-01-067-7894

Electrical Receptacle Connector

5935-01-067-7894

Packing Requirement Code

A one position alphanumeric code that indicates the type of shipping container required for level a maximum packing protection. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 182 and MIL-STD-2073-1E, appendix j, table j.ix.

Part Number

A thirty-two position alphanumeric or special character code that identifies an item of supply.

Phone

A twenty position alphanumeric or special character field that indicates the supplier telephone number.

Optical Instrument Prism | 6650-01-333-3646

Optical Instrument Prism

6650-01-333-3646

Blind Rivet | 5320-01-238-7253

Blind Rivet

5320-01-238-7253

Brake Actuator | 2530-00-010-8150

Brake Actuator

2530-00-010-8150

Phrase Code

A one position alphanumeric code assigned to a phrase used in the management data list to denote changes and/or relationships between national stock numbers and reference data. In accordance with DA PAM 708-2, table 3-31 and DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 52.

Phrase Statement

A clear text field that explains the phrase code. Thirty-two positions for FLIS management data and thirty-four positions for ARMY amdf data.

Physical Category Code

A one position numeric code that indicates the physical category for picking, packing, and marking items for shipment. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 124.

Socket Head Cap Screw | 5305-01-375-9753

Socket Head Cap Screw

5305-01-375-9753

Fluid Filter | 2910-00-085-5598

Fluid Filter

2910-00-085-5598

Electrical Plug Connector | 5935-01-115-4170

Electrical Plug Connector

5935-01-115-4170

Post Office Box

A thirty-six position alphanumeric and special character field that indicates the supplier post office box.

Postal Zone

A ten position alphanumeric and special character field for an optional code used by foreign countries in place of a zip code.

Precious Metals Indicator Code (PMIC)

A one position alpha code, which identifies items that have precious metals as part of their content. Precious metals are those metals generally considered to be uncommon, highly valuable, and relatively superior in certain properties such as resistance to corrosion and electrical conductivity. The precious metals recovery program for the federal government encompasses gold, silver, platinum, and the platinum family which consists of palladium, iridium, rhodium, osmium, and ruthenium. In accordance with DA PAM 708-2, table 3-32 and DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 160.

Hexagon Self-locking Nut | 5310-01-523-3946

Hexagon Self-locking Nut

5310-01-523-3946

Self-aligning Plain Bearing | 3120-01-520-7880

Self-aligning Plain Bearing

3120-01-520-7880

Automotive Trim Bezel | 2590-01-225-2503

Automotive Trim Bezel

2590-01-225-2503

Preservation Material Code

A two position alphanumeric code that identifies the material used to prevent or inhibit corrosion or deterioration of an item. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 182 and MIL-STD-2073-1E, appendix j, table j.iii.

Price Validation Code

A one position alpha code that indicates the validity of the recorded unit price. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 177.

Primary Business Code

A one position alpha code that is recorded in the commercial and government entity (CAGE) code master file, which indicates the prime business category of a business or corporate complex. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 200.

Adhesive | 8040-01-452-5539

Adhesive

8040-01-452-5539

Ribbed Trim Fastener | 5325-01-625-4443

Ribbed Trim Fastener

5325-01-625-4443

Static Power Inverter | 6130-01-591-4662

Static Power Inverter

6130-01-591-4662

Primary Inventory Control Activity (PICA) Or Secondary Inventory Control Activity (SICA)

A one position alpha code that identifies which level of inventory control is responsible for the overall packaging data requirements assigned a specific national stock number (NSN). In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 182.

Primary Inventory Control Activity (PICA)

A code indicating the principal supply control activity responsible for establishing stockage objectives, controlling stockage objectives and maintaining item accountability for an item of supply. Short title- PICA. Formerly-wholesale inventory manager. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 103.

Primary Inventory Control Acty Level Of Authority

A code that identifies the levels of authority of a primary inventory control activity /pica/. The code indicates /1/ logistics material management, /2/ level of responsibility and /3/ basis of categorization. The codes will be used internally within the system for statistics and general management data based on material management responsibilities assigned by services/agencies directives. See volume 10, table 74 and quick info online.

Wire Rope Assembly | 1640-01-538-7140

Wire Rope Assembly

1640-01-538-7140

Aircraft Gauge Psig | 1730-01-542-2461

Aircraft Gauge Psig

1730-01-542-2461

Caulking Gun Nozzle | 5120-00-966-5378

Caulking Gun Nozzle

5120-00-966-5378

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