National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Adapter – 1” NPSH-F,(11 1/2 TPI) TO 1” NH-M(8 TPI)

NFES Number: 
Water Handling
Storage and Shelf Life Checks: 

Initial Inspection/Disposal Criteria

  1. Inspect for cracks and large burrs.
  2. Inspect for fire damage, burn marks or melted areas.
  3. Inspect threads for damage, if threads are crossed or show signs of excessive wear (loose fitting or hard to connect to other fittings).
  4. Return to stock if item passes inspection, is clean and shows no sign of use.
  5. Refurbish if dirty, gasket is missing or needs replacing and/or damage is superficial.
  6. Dispose of item if it fails inspection or is unable to repair.

Refurbishing Procedures

A. Cleaning

  1. Clean in parts washer or high pressure wash with warm water and a mild detergent using a brush or scouring pad.
  2. Rinse in clean water and let dry

B. Repair

  1. Replace gasket if missing, cracked, damaged, or stiff.
  2. If male threads are damaged try using a triangle file to remove small burrs or dings. If it doesn’t fit smoothly, dispose of.

C. Testing for Performance

  • None

D. Repackaging

  1. Package to protect threads.
  2. Pack 60 each in NFES # 008064 carton (10” x 8” x 6”).
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