The Red Head Brass Commitment to Quality and Safety
in Storz Adapters
All aluminum components are Hardcoat Anodized per MIL-A-8625 Type III, Class 1 .
NO PLAIN ANODIZE, PAINTED OR POWDER COATED FINISHES!!
Threads conform to the following specifications, including a blunt start first thread known as the Higbee located in line with the Higbee indicator on the lug.
• Federal Handbook H28/10
• USDA 5100-190 C Tables 1-4
• NFPA 1963 5.1 thru 5.6.4
• UL 236 8.1 thru 8.2
All swivels are attached with metal bearings.
Swivels are attached as follows:
21⁄2″ thru 31⁄2″ with #316 stainless steel ball bearings.
4″ thru 6″ with 6262-T9 aluminum roller bearings.
All Storz heads are forged 6061-T6 aluminum to SAE-AMS-QQ-A-367 and ASTM B247 .
Complies with DIN standards which require that Storz heads must be forged when used in firefighting applications.
NO PLASTIC BEARINGS!!
High quality molded Storz gaskets made using Buna-N material . This material is resistant to most hydrocarbons, oils, gasoline, acids and greases.
Stainless Steel Lock Lever assembly on all 4″, 5″ or 6″ Storz adapters.
• Lock Lever is an investment casting of 304 stainless steel ASTM A743 .
• Lock Lever Spring is 316 stainless wire passivated AISI 316 .
• Lock lever mounted with 18-8 stainless steel shoulder bolt.