National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Cot – Folding, 12 oz Cover, 3½’ x 6½’

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Initial Inspection/Disposal Criteria

  1. Visually inspect for tears in cover, soiled cover, missing parts, and loose nuts and bolts, replace.
  2. Dispose of cot if structural damage to the frame is present.
  3. Return to stock if item is clean and in unused condition
  4. Dispose of item if it fails initial inspection or is not repairable.
  5. Salvage usable parts when feasible.

Refurbishing Procedures

A. Cleaning

  1. Assemble to ensure completeness and all parts fitting properly.
  2. If rail end tubing will not install properly wet cot to stretch nylon cover.
  3. Soiled cots can be power washed and left to dry.
  4. Wipe cot with commercially available disinfectant if not power washing.

B. Repair

  1. If cover is torn or its seam is separated, replace the cover.
  2. Replace damaged rail end tubing pieces.
  3. If plug for cot ends are missing replace them with the appropriate plug.
  • Parts list for cot parts available from Department of Defense-S9I
  • Cover, Nylon 7105-00-935-1845 • Rail End Tubing 7105-00-935-0424
  • Plug (Dowel) 7105-00-935-0433 • Plug (Spacing) 7105-00-935-0344
  • Plug (End) 7105-00-935-0435
  • Strap 7105-00-113-0003

C. Testing for Performance

  • none

D. Repackaging

  1. Refold and band.
  2. Local cache option

To order parts: (this is a secure site, certificate and DODAAC required.)


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