Sprayer – Handheld, 1-4 Gallon

NFES Number: 
009981
Category: 
Camp
Updated: 
2020-07
Storage and Shelf Life Checks: 
None

Initial Inspection/Disposal Criteria

  1. Inspect for sanitizing solution in container. If any, dispose of properly.
  2. Inspect for indelible writing or marks on the tank. If it can not be removed, salvage available parts, and dispose of tank.
  3. Inspect for leaks or separation along any seams, or screw in connection points. Dispose of container if any are present.
  4. Inspect inside of container for any foreign matter that cannot be removed or identified. Dispose of container if this has occurred
  5. Inspect all threads, moving parts, locking mechanism, pressure relief valve, or spring mechanism for serviceability. If economical to repair, use only manufacturer specific parts for replacement. If not economical, dispose of sprayer.
  6. Return to stock if item does not show any signs of use and passes visual inspection.
  7. Refurbish if item has been used and/or damage is repairable.

Refurbishing Procedures

A. Cleaning

  1. Drain all existing sanitizer and dispose of properly. See Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for recommendation.
  2. Wash container inside and out with mild detergent with brush/scouring pad or power wash.
  3. Rinse thoroughly. Fill tank with clean water, use the hand pump to pressurize the tank, and spray clean water through spray wand and hose until clean.
  4. Turn upside down with lids off or open and let air dry.

B. Repair

  1. Replace gaskets if stiff, damaged, or missing.
  2. Assemble sprayer with clean water in the tank. Use the hand pump to pressurize the tank and spray water through wand. While tank is pressurized, check all connections for leaks. Replace gaskets, spray wands, or relief valves as needed and economical to repair.
  3. Replace nozzles as needed using only manufacturer replacement parts.

C. Testing for Performance

  • Assemble sprayer with clean water in the tank. Use the hand pump to pressurize the tank and spray water through wand. While tank is pressurized, check all connections for leaks.

D. Repackaging

  • Local cache option.
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Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2020-08-13