Polyform Norway Fender Inflation Guide
Inflation Guide for Polyform Norway Fenders F1 to F11 and Buoys A1 - A5
Polyform fenders and buoys do not require any special inflation adaptors or tools.
Suitable hand/foot/stirrup/electric pumps are widely available.
Just ensure that you use a nozzle with a snug fit.
To make the operation easier, you can purchase a Polyform fender inflation nozzle adaptor which fits on e.g. a car tyre foot pump.
Do not use a Bicycle pump or a football pump needle
How to inflate a buoy or fender
Step 1 - Remove the valve
Use a flat head screw driver to gently unscrew the value screw located at the rope hold end.
Step 2 - Insert a suitable nozzle
Connect a suitable nozzle to the pump and introduce the nozzle end to the valve housing with a snug fit.
Step 3 - Inflate the fender
Hand, Foot or Stirrup Pump
Inflate until the fender takes shape.
NB. you should be able to depress the fender by approximately 12mm. Compressor Maximum 2 bar (30psi) pressure.
Be carful not to over inflate.
Inflation Guide for F Series F11 and A Series A6 and A7 only
Air filling V-40 valve
Sealed / closed
** The V-40 value is designed for easy inflation and deflation of our largest products, A6, A7 and F13.
This is not a non-return value.**
Valve screw is open and cannot get further out of the valve.
Valve screw is now ready for inflation through center hole.
**To inflate the product, the valve is opened by turning the valve screw anticlockwise 3-4 times. A 17 socket (17mm socket) is the correct tool.**
Inflation of the product through center hole.
Close / seal valve screw after inflation
**Inflate through the center hole of ther valve screw itself, and tighten the screw. **