National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Tip – Nozzle, Straight Stream, 1/8” NH

NFES Number: 
Water Handling
Storage and Shelf Life Checks: 

Initial Inspection/Disposal Criteria

  1. Inspect for burns, cracks, and damaged threads. Inspect for missing, damaged or improper gaskets. Inspect tips for foreign matter obstructions.
  2. Return to stock if item is clean, passes inspection and is in unused condition.
  3. Refurbish item if gaskets can be replaced, or any damage is easily repairable.
  4. Dispose of item if it fails inspection with damages beyond repair.

Refurbishing Procedures

A. Cleaning

  1. Wash and clean all items of foreign matter (i.e., mud, dirt, and grease).
  2. High-pressure wash or clean in mild detergent with a brush or scouring pad as needed.
  3. Soaking in detergent for extended periods will corrode the aluminum.
  4. Rinse thoroughly and stand upright to dry.

B. Repair

  • Replace gaskets as necessary.

C. Testing for performance

  • Attach to water source, turn on water and ensure that adequate flow and pattern are attained.

D. Repackaging

Local cache option

  • Recommended:
    • Use NFES #008076 carton (8” x 4” x 4”) for the following: NFES #000735, #000736, #000737 standard pack of 20 per carton.
    • Use NFES #008064 carton (10” x 8” x 6”) for the following: NFES #000635 standard pack of 40 EA per carton. NFES #000636, #000637, #000638 standard pack of 60 EA per carton.


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