Waterbag - 5 gl, suppression, M2015
Storage and Shelf Life Checks:
Initial Inspection/Disposal Criteria
- Inspect vinyl, fabric, and webbing for any holes, cuts, tears, burns, or torn seams that are not economically repairable, if any dispose of.
- Inspect plastic cap and fittings for cracks, breaks, missing gaskets or other damage.
- If bag appears to be used, inflate bag with air (<10 psi), submerge in water and check for leaks. Dry vinyl and mark holes with black marker for patching in repair process.
- Inspect for any missing fasteners or that does not provide adequate closure.
- Inspect for excessive dirt or fuel stains that cleaning cannot eliminate, dispose of.
- Inspect for any writings, drawings. Dispose of if cleaning cannot remove markings.
- Return to stock if item does not show any signs of use and passes visual inspection.
- Refurbish if damage detected is repairable.
- Dispose of item if unable to repair.
- Remove straps and clean exterior of bag thoroughly with filler cap attached.
- Support or hang bag, remove cap and fill with water to rinse out tank.
- Replace cap and shake bag vigorously until all foreign matter is removed.
- Drain completely.
- Invert bag after removing cap and empty as much water as possible.
- Let dry inverted for 1 hour in sun, if possible.
- Clean the straps with mild detergent and stiff bristle brush, machine launder, or gently pressure wash. Hang to dry.
- Patch any hole or tears. No more than 3 patches should be present on the bag. If more, dispose of bag. Small pin hole can be repaired with TEAR-AID® Type B or other similar material recommended by the tank manufacturer.
- Larger holes can be repaired utilizing vinyl welding tools and techniques if available.
- Holes in the seams may not be repairable.
- Place patch on damaged area and apply pressure with roller or suitable device for at least 1 minute.
- The filler neck and cap can be replaced following the instructions included in the Fedco Bag Filler Neck Service Kit, part #181874.
- Repair or replace any damaged components on bag or straps.
- Ensure bags are stenciled with “non-potable” or “suppression use only.”
C. Testing for Performance
- Re-inspect any patches or repairs.
- Fill with air (<10 psi). Spray patched area with soapy water and inspect for leaks.
- 8 each in NFES 002006 carton (23” x 19” x 10”)
Fedco Bag Filler Neck Service Kit #181874 (Replacement Instructions)
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