National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Valve – Pressure Relief, 1 1/2” NH-F

NFES Number: 
Water Handling
Storage and Shelf Life Checks: 

Initial Inspection/Disposal Criteria

  1. Inspect for damage to threads, missing or damaged parts, and missing or damaged handles.
  2. Return to stock if item is clean, passes inspection and is in unused condition.
  3. Refurbish if cleaning is required or deficiencies are discovered in the inspection process.
  4. Dispose of item if it is damaged beyond repair or has damage caused by fire exposure or fails Testing for Performance and cannot be repaired.

Refurbishing Procedures

A. Cleaning

  1. Wash with water and mild detergent. Brush if necessary.
  2. Rinse thoroughly and stand upright to dry.

B. Repair

  • Replace missing or damaged handle.

C. Testing for performance

  1. Pressure testing.
    1. Install valve on test pump.
    2. Close handle.
    3. Attach cap or nozzle for testing.
    4. Test for leaks at 300 PSI.
    5. Inspect for leaks around female coupling.
    6. Inspect for leaks under top of handle shaft.
    7. Inspect for leaks on bottom end of handle shaft.
    8. Inspect for leaks in casing.
  2. Retest after repairs are made.

D. Repackaging

  1. Ensure item is completely dry before packaging.
  2. 10 EA in NFES #008105 carton (12” x 12” x 8”).


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