National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Tee – Hoseline, 1 1/2” NH-F X 1 1/2” NH-M X 1” NPSH-M w/Cap

NFES Number: 
Water Handling
Storage and Shelf Life Checks: 

Initial Inspection/Disposal Criteria

  1. Inspect for burrs, gaskets, and fire damage. NFES #000230 ONLY: Ensure that 1” valve waterway is 0.50 inches in diameter is seated properly with O-rings in place.
  2. Return to stock if item is clean, passes inspection and is in unused condition.
  3. Refurbish if damaged components are replaceable, if burrs can easily be filed down and if gaskets can be replaced.
  4. Dispose of item if it fails inspection, fails Testing for Performance or has fire damage.

Refurbishing Procedures

A. Cleaning

  1. Powerwash with mild soap, using a stiff brush if necessary.
  2. Rinse thoroughly and stand upright to dry.

B. Repair

  1. Replace missing or cracked gaskets.
  2. File burrs from threads if practical.

C. Testing for Performance

  1. Check threads function by using appropriate female fitting. Additional Testing for Performance (NFES # 000230 ONLY)
  2. Install tee on pump.
  3. Open handle on valve.
  4. Turn on water.
  5. Close handle.
  6. Turn on pump to 300 PSI and hold for 3 minutes.
  7. Inspect for leaks:
    • Gasket
    • Under valve handle

D. Repackaging

  • Stand upright and dry completely prior to packaging.
    • Use NFES #008017 carton (18” x 12” x 10”) for each of the following: NFES #000230 and #000731 standard pack of 60 per carton.
    • Recommended use NFES #008064 carton (10” x 8” x 6”) for each of the following: NFES #001809 and #002240 standard pack of 20 per carton.


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