Length: 50 Feet
Single Jacket Forestry Hose, 600 Pound Test
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
ten years; barring mistreatment that would render it unfit for service. Upon
delivery, the hose shall be free from defects in workmanship and materials.
Any defective hose will be replaced at no charge whatsoever.
Jacket Construction: The 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
Abrasion Impregnation: Hose assemblies are available with
polymer impregnation that will provide additional abrasion resistance. Colors
include: yellow, orange, red, tan, black, blue and green. Color shall be pure
and even in each hose. Impregnated hose shall meet the requirements of Mil-H-24606B
for abrasion resistance.
Lining: 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 as well as all other properties
of UL-19 for rubber lined hoses. A valid U.S. Underwriters inspection procedure
shall be in force at the time of bid.
*** NAFECO INC. reserves
the right to modify any specification without prior notice to meet or exceed changing
standards. Customers are advised that special diameters or construction characteristics
can be produced on special request.