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CURTIS PIPE THREAD DRAIN VALVE - CCA-1550

$15.50/Each
Part# 05-01869
MFR Model# CCA-1550

Overview

Quick opening brass drain valve for aircraft oil or fuel systems. A slight twist opens valve. No safety wire needed in closed position. FAA approved. TSO-C76 Approved.

Note: FAA Approval applies to fuel applications only. NOT FAA Approved for oil applications.

CCA-1550 SPECIFICATIONS:
  • Brass
  • Thread Size: 1/8-Inch NPT
  • Length: 1.358-Inch
  • Action: Puch to Open, Turn to Lock
  • Conforms To: USAF Spec. 28208, USAF 49F9798-49, NSN 2915-00-202-6420, TSO-C76

Curtis Superior Valve is experienced in valve design and can help solve your valve problems. In most cases a standard Curtis Superior Valve will do the job. Or possibly a slight modification of a production unit will answer a specific problem. We will be glad to give you any assistance you may require with your Quick Drain Valve application.

MAINTENANCE / CMM

Curtis Superior Valves are designed for installation in a standard NPT port for NPT threaded valves or an AND-10050 stlye port for UNF threaded valves. Use a sealant on NPT threaded valves or a fuel resistant o-ring of the proper size for UNF threaded valves. Refer to aircraft manufacturers torque specifications for the aircraft in which it is being used. Curtis Superior Valves require no special maintenance. Keep them reasonably clean and replace according to the prescribed synthetic rubber maintenance schedule for the aircraft in which they are used or 10 year usable life per Curtis Superior Valve whichever occurs first. Curtis Superior Valves cannot be OVERHAULED. Replace the entire valve per the maintenance schedule of the aircraft in which it is used or usable life per Curtis Superior Valve should it begin to leak.

OVERHAUL

Due to the low replacement cost of Curtis Quick Drain Valves versus the cost of replacement seals, breakage of seals in overhaul installations and labor costs, it is not recommended they be overhauled. Replace the entire valve in accordance with the instructions in MAINTENANCE above or should they begin to leak.

Reviews

Your good service and on hand supply of your advertised products just keeps getting better. Keep your Mach up Jim. You are doing a great job. John

Col. J
November 19, 2020

Great people and products

John C
October 14, 2020

Doesnt appear to leak

Greg L
March 16, 2020

Great item, fast shipping and great to do business with

Jeffrey A
February 8, 2020

Service is rated A+

Gregory S
January 24, 2020

works as advertised

Richard P
November 7, 2019

Works great. It is a good idea to change these out every few years. I used the Ez Turn Lubricant as a sealer and it worked great. Be careful not to tighten them too much as the valve will become stuck.

Joe F
October 4, 2019

Exactly what we needed.

J C
August 27, 2019

Needed to replace 2 leaking drain valves on Piper Cherokee Six. Ordered these from Aircraft Spruce. Great product, Worked as advertised.

Ben R
August 16, 2019

Very good product and Service yo the client. Thank yoy best regards

Daniel
August 9, 2019

Q&A

Q: I need a gasket for this Curtis CCA-1550 drain valve, where can I find the part number?

Per the manufacturer, replacement seals for these drain valves are no longer available. We do not recommend that they be overhauled. Replace the valve if it begins to leak.

Additionally, the valve is not recommended for halogenated hydrocarbons, nitro hydrocarbons, Phosphate ester hydraulic fluids, automotive brake fluids, ketone, ethers or alcohols. Fuels with additives such as alcohol or ether can cause premature deterioration of the seal rings.

Q: What is the difference between the CCA-1250 and the CCA-1550?

CCA-1250 is spiral, twist open and CCA-1550 is push to open, turn to lock and conforms to NSN 2915-00-202-6420 when CCA-1250 does not.

Q: Do these Curtis pipe thread drain valves come with the required o-rings?

This does not accept an o-ring and only accepts a seal. The seal is built in to the valve.

Q: What is the operating pressure of these valves?

This valve is gravity fed so there is no operating pressure that it pushes fluid out. However, this has been has been tested at 40psi if fluid was to push through the valve.

Q: What material are these made of?

The drain valves are made of brass.

Q: What type of sealant should I use with a CCA-1550 fuel drain valve?

They recommend a Teflon tape or EZ-turn (fuel lube) type liquid sealant.

Q: What is the weight of the Curtis CCA 1550 valve, part # 05-01869?

Approx 0.03 lbs.

Q: What is the difference between Curtis drain valves CCA1550 and CCA1250? Specs, price and appearance seem the same?

Difference is only locking action. 1550 Push, turn to lock. 1250 Spiral, turn to lock (easier to activate).

Q: Does product 05-01869 apply to product 10580?

Yes that has the correct thread to use with the 10580.

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