National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Increaser – 1” NPSH-F (11 1/2 TPI) TO 1 1/2” NH-M (9 TPI)

NFES Number: 
Water Handling
Storage and Shelf Life Checks: 

Initial Inspection/Disposal Criteria

  1. Inspect for cracks, dents, bad threads, or obvious damage. Inspect for missing gasket and if gasket has cracking or stiffness.
  2. Return to stock if item is clean, passes inspection and does not show indication of use.
  3. Refurbish item if thread damage is repairable and if gasket can be replaced.
  4. Dispose of item if cracked, dented or damaged beyond repair.

Refurbishing Procedures

A. Cleaning

  1. Clean in parts washer, high pressure wash, or clean in a sink with mild detergent using a brush or scouring pad.
  2. Rinse thoroughly.
  3. Stand upright to drain and dry.

B. Repair

  1. Replace gasket if stiff, cracked, or missing.
  2. Inspect threads for damage. Use triangular file to “chase” threads.

C. Testing for performance

  • Check threads function by using appropriate female fitting.

D. Repackaging

  1. NFES #000416, package 10 each in NFES #008076 (8” x 4” x 4”) or 60 each in NFES #008064 (10” x 8” x 6”) and label accordingly.
  2. NFES #000204, #000854, #002235 package 10 each or 60 each in carton (cache option) and label accordingly.



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