Coupling – Double Female 1 1/2” NH-F (9 TPI)

NFES Number: 
000857
Category: 
Water Handling
Updated: 
2017-05
Storage and Shelf Life Checks: 
None

Initial Inspection/Disposal Criteria

  1. Visual Inspects on male couplings:
    1. Inspect for worn or damaged threads.
    2. Inspect coupling to ensure it has not been smashed, bent, or cracked.
    3. Ensure that rocker lugs are not stripped.
  2. Visual Inspects on female couplings:
    1. Inspect for worn or damaged threads.
    2. Inspect coupling to ensure it has not been smashed, bent, or cracked.
    3. Inspect for gaskets.
    4. Ensure that swivel operates properly.
    5.  Ensure that rocker lugs are not stripped.
  3. Return to stock if item is clean and unused.
  4. Refurbish if coupling has been used, is dirty and/or needs minor repair. 
  5. Dispose of item if it fails inspection or can’t be repaired.

Refurbishment Procedures

A. Cleaning Procedures

  1. Wash and clean of mud, dirt, and grease.
  2. Clean in parts washer, high pressure wash or clean in a sink with dishwashing detergent using a brush or scouring pad.
  3. Rinse thoroughly and let dry.

B. Repair

  1. Male coupling--if threads are damaged, try to file with a triangular file.
  2. Female coupling — replace gaskets if necessary.
  3. Lubricate with a dry lubricant, i.e. graphite.

C. Testing for Performance

  1. Re-inspect male threads that have been repaired or “chased.”
  2. Male coupling — attach to female coupling to ensure that threads operate smoothly.
  3. Female coupling — ensure that threads operate smoothly.

D. Repackaging

  1. 20 Each in NFES #008064 carton (10” x 8” x 6”) for the following NFES: #000856, 000855 and 000857.
  2. 60 Each in NFES #008064 carton (10” x 8” x 6”) for the following NFES: #000710, 000916.
  3. Use local cache option for NFES #007027, 007028, 007618 and 007619.

 

Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2019-02-26