National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Table – Folding

NFES Number: 
Storage and Shelf Life Checks: 

Initial Inspection/Disposal Criteria

  1. Inspect for table surface damage, broken or bent legs, rough edges, missing parts. Inspect for non-standard markings like stickers, carvings, or graffiti.
  2. Return to stock if clean, unused, and undamaged.
  3. Refurbish metal areas and surfaces as needed if possible.
  4. Dispose of items if unable to refurbish.

Refurbishing Procedures

A. Cleaning

  1. High pressure wash or wipe tables with household cleaners suitable for table surfaces.
  2. Remove non-standard blemishes including markings, stickers, gum, pitch, and stains.
  3. Rinse and air dry completely.

B. Repair

  1. Mess table - repair damage area by welding, pop riveting or by gluing.
  2. Folding table - Repair legs, straighten dents and miscellaneous damage as economically feasible.

C. Testing for Performance

  • none

D. Repackaging

  1. Mess table- band case. Local cache option. 
  2. Folding table - Local cache option.


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