Headlamp – Firefighters (advanced)

NFES Number: 
Storage and Shelf Life Checks: 
Storage and Shelf Life Procedure: 
Headlamps should be stored without batteries.

This item has been deleted from the NFES catalog.  

(Obsolete, replaced by NFES #000718)
National Caches are not stocking or refurbishing this item.

Initial Inspection/Disposal Criteria

  1. Inspect for the following:
    1. Inspect lamp head.
      1. Lamp head should have two bulbs, one in place for use, and one inside the housing as a spare.
      2. The computer chip inside the housing should be intact and firmly in place.
      3. Lens/reflector should be clear, unscratched, and turn on the housing with resistance–if not dispose of.
      4. The housing should be free of cracks and the switch boot free of cracks or tears.
      5. The strap lugs should be intact–if not dispose of.
      6. O-ring should be free of cracks and pliable–if not dispose of and replace.
      7. The wire should be tight and have no cracks
      8. The connector should be round and clean.
    2. Inspect battery pack.
      1. Housing should free of cracks, both cap lugs and strap lugs should be present and intact.
      2. The cap should be free of cracks, the wire tight and without defect and the O-ring intact. The cap should fit snuggly on the battery housing and lock in place. The connector plate inside the cap should be centered and free of corrosion.
      3. The battery frame should be intact and firmly hold 5 AA batteries.
      4. The electrical connectors should mate with the connectors in the cap.
    3. Inspect helmet strap.
      1. The helmet strap should be without tears, pliable, and hold the headlamp components.
      2. Return to stock if item is in unused/new condition
  2. There is no refurbishment for this item to return to stock.
  3. Dispose of item if item possesses any defective components or fails any part of initial inspection.

Refurbishing Procedures

A. Cleaning

  • Clean headlamp with clean water.

B. Repair

  • none

C. Testing for performance

  1.  Insert 5 new AA batteries into the battery frame all pointing towards the top.
  2. Insert battery frame into the battery housing.
  3. Tighten the cap; attach the lamp head, the light should go on.
  4. Press and release the lamp button, the light should either brighten or dim.
  5. Press and hold the lamp button, the light should go off.
  6. Remove batteries.

D. Repackaging

  • Package 48 each in NFES #002006 carton (23” x 19” x 10”).


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