Fire fighting hose is a lay flat hose to transfer high pressure water or fire-retardant liquids such as foam. Common fire hose adopts rubber as lining and wrapped with polyester. But advanced fire hose adopts polymer materials such as PU. There are metal joints at both ends of the fire hose. Then you can connect another hose to extend the distance or a nozzle to increase the liquid spray pressure.
Some methods to maintain your fire fighting hose
First of all, management. You’d better arrange a special person to manage the fire hose. Besides, classify it based on quality. Then number and register it. In addition, keep abreast of the quality and use of fire fighter hose. Establish and improve the rubber fire hose maintenance system. Then regularly educate all employees to comply with it.
Storage. Set up a special storage location or storage room. For long-term storage of spare hoses, you should choose a place with proper temp and ventilation. Roll up the flat hose in a single layer and place it on a stand. Besides, turn the attack fire hose twice a year or exchange and fold once. As for the vehicle hose, avoid rubbing against each other. Exchange the edges if necessary.
Aspects of use. When setting, avoid sudden twist and turn. Besides, avoid forcibly dragging on the ground after filling with water. In addition, avoid the contact with corrosive chemicals such as oil, acid, alkali, etc. In flame or strong radiant heat place, you should use cotton or linen hose. When setting single jacket fire hose at high altitudes, use water hose hooks. While if need to pass railway, pass under the rails. But when passing road, use protect bridges. Because vehicles will crush the hose. After use, clean and drain up the layflat hose. Because the water will turn to ice in winter.