RUBBER LINED - UL LISTED
Quality: The fire hose assembly supplied under this specification shall be constructed with superior quality materials. NFPA 1961 standards shall be observed in production of the assembly, in order to ensure its quality and durability. Service Life: Hose furnished under these specifications will have a potential service life warranty of not less than five years; barring mistreatment that would render it unfit for service. Upon delivery, the hose shall be free from defects in workmanship and materials.
Proof Test: 300 PSI
Service Test: 150 PSI
Jacket ConstructionThe jackets will be woven evenly and be free of defects, including knots, lumps, or unsightly disfigurations that could jeopardize the integrity of the hose assembly. The warp yarn shall consist of staple polyester yarn. The use of filament or entangled yarn is expressly forbidden due to the lack of inherent abrasion resistance. The filler yarns shall be constructed of high strength, low elongation, filament polyester to reduce weight and increase flexibility.
The rubber lining shall be a single-ply extruded tube of synthetic EPDM compounded to resist ozone. The finished form shall be free of pits or other imperfections and have a smooth finish. No reclaimed rubber shall be used. Plastic tubes that sacrifice durability of the hose life for the sake of weight are not acceptable.Backing: The backing shall be of adequate thickness to create a smooth waterway but not greater than .020. The fire hose constructed under this specification shall be manufactured fully backed. Tensile Strength & Ultimate Elongation: Shall meet the standards of Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.TM as well as all other properties of UL-19 for rubber lined hoses.